Posts Tagged ‘‘floating’’

Weatherwatch: floating windfarms prove their worth

Potential for floating windfarms is huge, as many countries have windy sites close to shore Floating windfarms are likely to be the next large-scale development in renewable energy. The first Hywind Scotland, developed by the Norwegian state oil giant, Statoil, has proved a greater success than its designers hoped. The five giant six-megawatt turbines, 25 […]

The Dutch plan to build the world’s biggest wind farm, complete with a large floating island

A Dutch company aims to construct the world's largest wind farm to deliver power to the Netherlands and United Kingdom, and later Belgium, Germany, and Denmark. A 2.3-square-mile artificial island would support equipment that could allow the farm to generate 30 gigawatts of power. View full post on Wind Power News

Floating Power Plant Market to Display a Strong CAGR of 5.65% from 2017 to 2023

Floating Power Plant Market by Power Plant Type , Platform Type – Forecast 2023 Key Players in market are Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd , WA rtsilA , KYOCERA TCL Solar , Floating Power Plant A/S , MAN Diesel & Turbo SE ” Market Research Future published a half cooked research report on Floating Power […]

World’s first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland

The world's first full-scale floating wind farm has started to take shape off the north-east coast of Scotland. The revolutionary technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for the current conventional bottom-standing turbines. View full post on Wind Power News

World’s first floating windfarm to take shape off coast of Scotland

Turbines for £200m Hywind project will be towed from Norway across North Sea and moored to seabed off north-east Scotland The world’s first floating windfarm has taken to the seas in a sign that a technology once confined to research and development drawing boards is finally ready to unlock expanses of ocean for generating renewable […]

ClassNK to Host Floating Offshore Wind Round Table

ClassNK, Japan's an international certification and classification society, will host a round table discussion about floating wind technologies on the sidelines of Wind Energy Hamburg on September 26. “ClassNK is one of the leading classification societies, boasting over a century of technical experience in the maritime sector,” says Hirofumi Takano , Director of Innovation Division […]

Can America’s first floating wind farm shake off environmental concerns?

Trident Winds proposes to install 765 megawatts’ worth of giant turbines on buoyant platforms in California, which could power more than 200,000 homes The deep waters off the coast of California could become home to the country’s largest offshore wind energy project and a test case for a technology that is still in its infancy. […]

World’s largest floating windfarm to be built off Scottish coast

Statoil granted seabed lease to develop floating windfarm 15 miles off the coast of Peterhead that is expected to be operational by the end of 2017 The world’s largest floating windfarm is set to be built off the coast of Scotland after its developers were granted a seabed lease on Monday. Statoil, the Norwegian energy […]

California floating offshore wind project proposed

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is moving toward the prospect of leasing sites for commercial wind energy development in federal waters offshore California. A January 2016 request by Trident Winds, LLC for a lease will now trigger further steps in BOEM’s leasing process. View full post on Wind Power News

Concrete Floating Turbine Economizes Wind Power

The project is expected to be finished by late 2017 and will be located 30 km off the coast of Scotland. In 2009, the first floating wind turbine was erected 10 km off the coast of Norway by Statoil for proof of design in the Hywind project. View full post on Wind Power News