South Korea to build huge floating offshore wind farm at East Sea gas field

The £23bn project is forecast to create 210,000 jobs

Iberdrola pours €1bn into floating wind farm

The 300MW project is predicted to create 2,800 new jobs every year until it becomes operational in 2026

EDF spins floating wind potential of Blyth offshore project

The project is set to be one of the first floating offshore wind farms in English waters

Shell launches Celtic Sea floating wind farm

The farm will have a total capacity of up to 1GW, equivalent to powering 800,000 homes

Canary Islands to make a splash with 250MW floating wind cluster

The new projects are forecast to produce enough energy to supply power for more than 280,000 homes

First floating wind farm in continental Europe fully powered up

Located off the coast of Portugal, Windfloat Atlantic has now been connected to the grid and is capable of supplying electricity to 60,000 homes a year

Floating wind farm in Portugal granted €60m EU loan

The 25MW project is expected to generate enough power for 60,000 homes a year

World’s first floating wind farm powers up in Scotland

  The world’s first floating wind farm has started generating power off the coast of Scotland. The 30MW Hywind wind farm is now delivering electricity to the Scottish grid. The five giant turbines, installed around 25 kilometres from Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, will generate enough electricity to power 20,000 homes a year. The benefit of floating […]

Dry dock resurrected to build floating wind farm

One of the largest dry docks in Europe will come out of retirement to build a floating wind farm in the UK. Kishorn Dry Dock, which hasn’t been used in 23 years, will now be used to help build the turbines for Kincardine Offshore’s 50MW development off the coast of Aberdeen. Work will start at […]

Scotland approves 12MW floating wind farm

A 12MW demonstration floating wind farm in Scotland has been granted planning consent. The two turbine Dounreay Trì project, which will be located six kilometres off the Caithness coastline, is expected to power nearly 8,000 homes upon its completion in 2018. It’s expected to support the creation of around 100 jobs during assembly, installation and through ongoing […]