TotalEnergies Hails French Floating Pre-Selection

A consortium of TotalEnergies, Corio Generation and Qair has been pre-selected by the French Directorate General for Energy and Climate (DGEC) to participate in a competitive tender to develop two floating windfarms in the Mediterranean Sea.The two projects, of about 250 MW each, could supply enough clean energy to meet the annual electricity consumption of... Continue Reading →

X1 Wind’s Floater Concept Ready for Testing

Technology developer X1 Wind said it has laid its dynamic cable clearing way for final installation of its fully functional floating wind prototype at the PLOCAN Test Site, in the Canary Islands. Having installed the modular concrete gravity anchoring system last spring, the Barcelona-headquartered firm is now announcing another milestone in its first ocean deployment... Continue Reading →

WES seeks assessment of floating wind and wave energy mix

(OEM) Wave Energy Scotland (WES) has launched a tender for a study into the techno-economic benefits of shared services and infrastructure for wind and wave energy generation technologies and projects. The challenge is to identify and analyze opportunities for sharing of physical infrastructure, supply chains and services between wave energy and floating wind energy technologies and developments. These opportunities... Continue Reading →

Floating Wind: DemoSATH Floater Launched in Spain

(OE) Spanish offshore engineering firm Saitec Offshore Technologies and renewables giant RWE on Wednesday marked the completion and the launching operation of their DemoSATH floating wind unit.  SATH Technology is based on a concrete platform concept with a plug-and-play Single Point Mooring, the same technology used for FPSOs. The DemoSATH project uses a 2MW turbine... Continue Reading →

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