The offshore renewables industry needs to make a significant “step change” if floating wind deployment is going to be brought on par with fixed-bottom.
The demonstration turbine for what will be the “world’s largest” floating offshore wind development arrived off the coast of the Highlands over the weekend.
Independent energy consultancy and certification body DNV GL has given its seal of approval to an “innovative” double rotor floating wind turbine concept.
Plans for the “world’s largest” floating wind project off the coast of Aberdeenshire have been delayed for more than six months due to the impact of the Covid-19 lockdown, bosses have confirmed.
The floating offshore wind sector will have to overcome “huge” mobilisation challenges in order to get up and running, according to an industry expert.
A new group has been set up to make sure Scotland’s energy supply chain companies benefit from new floating offshore wind projects in Scotland and the UK.
French energy giant Total has become a 20% shareholder in the Eolmed floating wind farm pilot project in the Mediterranean.
When developer ERM decided Aberdeen would be the home for Dolphyn, its world-first floating green hydrogen project, it said “it will put Aberdeen on the map”.
Aberdeen has been selected as the home for the “world’s first” offshore floating facility to produce green hydrogen.
Royal Boskalis Westminster has been chosen to complete the installation of turbines at a major development off the coast of Aberdeenshire.
Total and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) will jointly develop five floating wind farms with total capacity of more than 2 gigawatts (GW) off South Korea.
The boss of the Kincardine Offshore Floating Wind Farm has said he is “hopeful” that the project will meet its operational timeline, despite delay roadblocks thrown up by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A new report has claimed Scotland’s coastlines hold the “most attractive sites” for UK floating wind as the technology is set to explode over the next 20 years.
Japan’s largest utility company and a French state-owed investment firm have joined forces with floating wind firm Ideol to create a vehicle for financing 2 gigawatts of green power projects.
The Scottish Government have declared a climate emergency and have a Net Zero target by 2045. How does this fit with a country that has a significant oil and gas industry?
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has received the go-ahead for its plans to build a floating wind farm able to power oil and gas installations in the Northern North Sea.
Covid-19 crisis a ‘moment to reassess’ for smaller North Sea firms overlooking energy transition, top analyst says
The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic could be a “moment to reassess” for many smaller North Sea oil and gas firms overlooking the energy transition, a top energy analyst has said.
Total has agreed to buy 80% of the 96 megawatt Erebus floating wind project off Wales.
Along with industry, we welcome the recent consultation on allowing onshore wind and solar to compete for CfD’s in future Allocation Rounds, the next being scheduled for 2021.
Aberdeen’s Balmoral Group is to take what it’s learned from working in the world’s “deepest, darkest environments” and shift it into the floating offshore wind market.
Offshore wind generation is growing rapidly and is expected to make up 25 percent of total wind capacity by 2028, up from 10 percent in 2019, according to a new study from the research firm Wood Mackenzie.
The UK needs to see floating wind projects power North Sea oil and gas installations “as soon as possible”, according to Scotland’s energy minister.
A number of firms active in the Scottish energy sector will be amoung the biggest investors in floating offshore wind over the next five years, a new forecast has claimed.
A floating wind firm purchased by Shell in November is to review the future of a Scottish office registered before the buyout, the company's head of projects said last night.
Aberdeen must “strike now or miss its chance” on the offshore wind market, a local MSP has warned after a new plans revealed future projects could dominate the north-east coastline.