The world’s first floating offshore wind farm – Hywind Scotland - has passed five years in operation since its commissioning in 2017.
Norweigan energy firm, Equinor, has reported power production from the first turbine in the floating wind farm Hywind Tampen in the North Sea has started.
Despite its resources being amongst the best in the world, Norway has yet to harness much of its offshore wind potential.
Equinor will only install seven of the 11 floating wind turbines planned for its Hywind Tampen project this year, as supply chain issues force commissioning to be pushed back.
The first of eleven turbines has now arrived at Equinor’s Hywind Tampen project off Norway, as installation begins in earnest.
The first of 11 turbines bound for Equinor's Hywind Tampen floating wind project in the Norwegian North Sea is now standing tall, ahead of installation later this year.
Evaluating the company’s 2021 results, executives from the Norwegian energy giant spoke of their disappointment at not securing capacity in the recent ScotWind auction, but said it would not change their renewables strategy.
Masdar did not win a piece of the ScotWind action this week, but the company is keenly interested in further offshore wind opportunities in the UK.
A new industry report has estimated that creation of a “cluster” of ports to develop floating offshore wind could deliver £1.5bn to the economy in Scotland.
For its third consecutive year, Hywind Scotland – the world’s first floating offshore wind farm – reached the highest average capacity factor for any wind farm in the UK, Equinor said today.
The UK's "reliance" on other countries to help develop its offshore wind sector is a lesson for its burgeoning CCS industry, according to a boss at Spirit Energy.
The cost of delivering future North Sea floating wind farms could see prices slashed across the sector, according to new analysis.
A contingent of US state and federal officials are to undertake a secret fact-finding mission in Aberdeenshire this week to learn more about the region's floating offshore wind market.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has announced it will share data from its Hywind floating wind farm with the UK renewable energy sector.
With more offshore wind installations than any other country in the world and a number of pioneering projects, offshore wind represents a huge opportunity for Scotland and the north-east region.
The UK offshore wind market will "likely remain" in shallower waters without significant floating wind investment, according to a new report.
The Mariner field is a “natural fit” for Equinor’s portfolio, despite growing pressure on the energy transition and climate change.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor has announced a "high value" six-figure digital sponsorship deal with the Aberdeen Science Centre, signing a three-year contract.
Energy firms including Shell and Equinor have joined a new group to push for further deployment of floating offshore wind technology in the UK.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor will sell off its Hywind technology to a subsea engineering firm in Norway.
Saipem has confirmed 'no theft or loss of data' took place during last weeks cyber-attack on the Italian oil services firm.
Italian oil services firm Saipem has reported a major cyber-attack on its servers.
With more than four decades’ experience in offshore energy exploration and production, the north-east of Scotland is widely recognised as the global hub for innovation in energy.
A north-east floating wind project said yesterday it hopes a new high-tech classroom investment will create a “ripple effect” and encourage local renewable energy education.
North-east firms should “definitely” be bolder when going for offshore wind supply contracts, a project boss said yesterday.