June 27th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian energy company Equinor announced this week that it has completed the installation of the world's first battery for an offshore wind farm at its 30 megawatt (MW) Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind farm, which is the world's first floating wind farm.
May 22nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
New plans have been unveiled to lease the seabed around Scotland for a "new generation of offshore wind projects" that proponents of the technology hope will not only provide further and solid energy independence for the country but would also create incredible new jobs and investment.
March 6th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian oil and gas giant Statoil has announced this week it has signed an agreement to acquire a 50% interest in the early phase development of two offshore wind farms in Poland with a combined capacity of 1.2 GW (gigawatts).
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.
October 18th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Hywind Scotland, the world's first floating offshore wind farm has begun producing electricity this week as Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opened the 30 MW wind farm.
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.