Tag: Floating Offshore Wind

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Biden Administration Throws Support Behind Floating Offshore Wind

September 15, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration announced a goal of installing as much as 15 GW of floating offshore wind energy capacity by 2035, and said it plans to auction off leases to support project development by the end of this year. The […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Floating offshore wind: Where does the industry stand?

June 23, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

As economies ramp up their commitments to decarbonize and transition to net-zero, many are turning to renewable energies like floating offshore wind farms to support global action. In addition, the recent geopolitical tensions compelled several European countries to hasten their […]

Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Floating Offshore Wind Industry About To Be Disrupted Already

February 8, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

The floating offshore wind industry is a little too young for disruption, but that is exactly what the Spanish startup X1 Wind has in mind. The company is leveraging its MIT pedigree to pitch a high performance floating turbine platform […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

World’s First Floating Offshore Wind Farm Achieves 65% Capacity Factor After 3 Months

March 1, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Statoil recently announced that its pioneering offshore floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland, achieved an astounding 65 percent capacity factor from November through January. Not only does this far surpass onshore wind farms — the United States’ wind fleet enjoyed an […]