28 12, 2021

The commercial scale-up of floating wind farms requires a change of mindset about O&M

By |2022-01-07T23:24:51+01:00December 28th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, TECHNOLOGY CORNER|

WORLD FORUM OFFSHORE WIND (WFO) published its White Paper Challenges and Opportunities of Major Maintenance for Floating Offshore Wind. The report is the result of one year’s worth of monthly discussions between participating WFO members during meetings of WFO’s Floating Offshore Wind Committee on the topic of floating wind major [...]

9 11, 2021

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners will become more involved in offshore wind energy

By |2021-11-09T11:01:32+01:00November 9th, 2021|DENMARK, OFFSHORE NEWS|

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) fund plans to invest €100 billion in RES assets by 2030. Investor representatives argue that swift political action is needed to accelerate the pace of RES development and achieve the Paris Agreement targets. This is particularly important in the context of the ongoing COP26 climate summit. [...]

3 11, 2021

WFO issues White Paper Insurability of Floating Offshore Wind

By |2021-11-02T20:32:07+01:00November 3rd, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

WORLD FORUM OFFSHORE WIND (WFO) published its first White Paper Insurability of Floating Offshore Wind. The report is the result of one year’s worth of monthly discussions between participating WFO members during meetings of WFO’s Floating Offshore Wind Committee on the topic of floating offshore wind insurability. […]

27 10, 2021

The European Patent Office intends to grant Hexicon patent for a floating wind power platform

By |2021-10-25T15:25:33+02:00October 27th, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, SWEDEN|

The European Patent Office (EPO) has confirmed its intention to grant Hexicon a European patent for the company’s floating wind power platform with tilted towers. EPO has also examined a third-party submission, similar to the objection filed against the patent already granted in Sweden, and did not find it relevant, [...]

13 10, 2021

Offshore & Floating Wind Europe Virtual

By |2021-06-14T21:57:42+02:00October 13th, 2021||

Reuters Events Offshore & Floating will connect key industry stakeholders with the critical information and connections they need for expansion. Over two days and in the run up to the event, we will unravel government support and deep dive into existing projects. Offshore Wind investments in the first half of 2020 totalled $35bn, up 319% [...]

2 08, 2021

Newsroom: IRENA outlines action agenda on offshore renewables for G20

By |2021-08-02T08:59:49+02:00August 2nd, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS|

Boosting offshore renewables will accelerate the energy transition and allow G20 countries to build a resilient and sustainable energy system, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. Offshore Renewables: An Action Agenda for Deployment actively contributes to the G20 agenda by identifying actions which support the commercialisation of [...]

2 08, 2021

Newsroom: Swedish Hexicon completes Wave Hub Ltd acquisition for offshore floating wind technology demonstrator

By |2021-08-02T08:48:15+02:00August 2nd, 2021|OFFSHORE NEWS, SWEDEN|

Hexicon, a leading technology and project developer in floating wind farms, has completed its acquisition of the Wave Hub renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England, paving the way for Hexicon’s first deployment of its Twinwind floating foundation technology in UK waters by 2025. […]

17 06, 2021

Exploring Offshore & Floating Wind Supply Chain Growth – Challenges and Opportunities

By |2021-06-14T20:53:29+02:00June 17th, 2021||

The supply chain for European offshore & floating wind is currently bottlenecked. Hurdles such as securing a localised supply chain, increasing demand for specialized vessels, and aligning the supply chain with decarbonisation targets all require closer attention from the industry. If the industry gets it right, there exists a huge opportunity to grow a world [...]

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