October 14th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian energy company Equinor has confirmed Final Investment Decision on the 88 megawatt (MW) Hywind Tampen offshore wind farm development which, when completed, will supply power to oil and gas platforms in the Norwegian Sea.
February 16th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The world's first floating wind farm, the 30 megawatt Hywind Scotland, is outperforming expectations and operating at levels consistently above that of its seabound offshore brethren, according to project developer Statoil.
January 18th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Masdar and Statoil have announced a collaborative agreement to study and explore the potential for battery storage by analyzing data from their joint offshore wind and battery storage project at Hywind Scotland, known as Batwind.
December 18th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Statoil has chosen Younicos to supply a 1 MW smart battery to complement the Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm installation.
November 16th, 2017 | by James Ayre
The Norwegian oil firm Statoil has confirmed its final investment decision to develop what will be the "world's first" floating wind energy project — the Hywind wind farm pilot park offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire (Scotland)
June 27th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Newly anointed Siemens Gamesa has completed the installation of five 6 megawatt turbines on floating foundations in Stord, Norway, to be then towed to Scottish waters to be installed at what will then be the world's largest floating offshore wind project, the 30 MW Hywind Scotland.
January 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has agreed to divest 25% of its stake in the Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind pilot to Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company, Masdar.
April 14th, 2016 | by Susan Kraemer
Statoil’s long-awaited Hywind Scotland, the 30 MW floating wind farm at Buchan Deep, 25 km offshore Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, [&hellip
July 16th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian oil, gas, and wind company Equinor has announced this week that it will partner with Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and the Korean power company Korea East-West Power (EWP) to develop the 200 megawatt (MW) floating offshore wind project Donghae 1 off Ulsan in South Korea.
May 2nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Within hours of the UK's Committee on Climate Change publishing its long-awaited review into the feasibility of setting a new net-zero emission target, Scotland's Government announced it had lodged amendments to its Climate Change Bill to set a legally binding target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045 at the latest with Scotland becoming carbon neutral by
April 2nd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
MHI Vestas announced on Monday that it had been awarded the contract to supply 5 of its 9.5 megawatt (MW) wind turbines to the 50 MW Kincardine Floating Offshore Wind Park in Scotland
March 27th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
RenewableUK, the trade body for the wind and marine energy industries in the UK, launched a new industry group on Monday with the intention of developing a strategy for the large-scale deployment of floating wind technology.
February 10th, 2019 | by Tina Casey
Trump or no Trump, the US is forging ahead with a next-generation floating offshore wind turbine project that will kick fossil power plants to the curb
December 8th, 2018 | by Kyle Field
We spoke with the Frans Nauta, the founder of ClimateLaunchpad, at the Global Grand Final to get the inside scoop on what early stage startup themes were really taking off, which areas he wasn't seeing teams do as much work in, and what keeps him going
October 30th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
A new report commissioned by the Crown Estate Scotland has found that not only does floating offshore wind have an important role to play in the UK's plans to generate 50 gigawatts (GW) from offshore wind by 2050 but that it could support up to 17,000 jobs and provide £33.6 billion in added value
October 23rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
What is expected to be the world's second floating offshore wind farm has received a financial boost from the European Union after the European Investment Bank announced its intention to provide a €60 million loan to Portuguese company Windplus for its planned 25 megawatt (MW) demonstration project off the coast of Portugal
September 11th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Japan's Electric Power Development Co., better known as J-Power, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French multinational electric utility ENGIE to collaborate on power projects, specifically offshore wind and floating offshore wind projects.
September 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian energy company Equinor last week floated the possibility that it would begin exploring the introduction of floating offshore wind and electrification as a means to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its offshore oil facilities.
July 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Tokyo Electric Power Company, better known as TEPCO, announced this week it intends to pursue the development of up to 6 to 7 gigawatts (GW) worth of renewable energy worth tens of billions of dollars in a move away from its traditional reliance on nuclear energy.
June 29th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New figures from the UK's Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy published on Thursday showed that renewable energy accounted for 30.1% of the country's total electricity generation in the first quarter, up 3% and boasting record wind generation that accounted for over half of total renewable energy generation.