BW Ideol, Tohoku Electric Power Develop Floating Wind Project in Japan

Credit: BW Ideol AS BW Ideol and Tohoku Electric Power Co. Inc. have signed a formal agreement and initiated the feasibility studies necessary to jointly develop a commercial-scale floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Kuji city, Iwate prefecture. … Read More

Trident Winds Submits First Floating Offshore Wind Lease Proposal in Washington

Olympic Wind proposed area Trident Winds Inc., a Seattle-based offshore wind developer, has submitted an unsolicited lease request (ULR) to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) for a commercial lease to pursue the permitting, development, construction, operation … Read More

Shell, ScottishPower Obtain Rights to 5 GW of Floating Wind Power

Shell and ScottishPower have secured joint offers for seabed rights to develop large-scale floating wind farms as part of Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind leasing. The partners have won two sites representing a total of 5 GW off the east and … Read More

Floating Energy Allyance Wins Floating Offshore Wind Acreage in Leasing Round

Image credits: BW Ideol and V. Joncheray Floating Energy Allyance (FEA) has secured the rights to develop a floating offshore wind farm with an approximate capacity of 1 GW off the northeast coast of Scotland through Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind … Read More

Construction Begins on World’s Largest Floating Offshore Wind Farm

Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Kværner apprentice Arne Linga have started construction of Hywind Tampen, a floating offshore wind farm, at Kværner Stord, Norway.  Solberg and Linga started the cutting robot on the project’s first sheet of steel. Kværner’s … Read More