Hywind floating offshore wind data to be shared with renewables sector

Supply chain businesses and academics can now access a pre-defined set of full-scale measurements from one of Hywind Scotland’s five turbines for free

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult launches new floating wind centre

The multi-million pound Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence will work to reduce the cost of energy from the technology

New £10,000-prize offshore wind data hackathon open

The two-day event will centre around an industrial data-led challenge, with the aim of developing a prototype solution for use in wind farm operations

Energy giants join forces to tackle wind turbine blade erosion

They will share data from trials on wind farms around the world on how various protection systems for turbine blades perform in different operating environments

World’s longest turbine blade arrives for testing in the UK

The Haliade-X 12MW offshore turbine blade is bigger than nine London buses or the pitch at Wembley Stadium

New £100m fund to maximise offshore wind opportunities for UK firms

The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership is expected to support more than 650 companies across the country

GE, Sheffield Uni join Catapult’s turbine powertrains project

The Powertrain Research Hub will support the development of future technologies for larger turbines and research solutions for improving reliability and performance

Floating wind ‘could contribute £34bn to UK economy by 2050’

The industry is currently at an early stage of development – there are two operational test and demonstration scale projects in Scotland

UK tech innovators to gain access to Chinese offshore wind market

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is partnering with Tus-Wind to establish a research facility

North East research and innovation centres granted £180m

The cash boost is expected to help accelerate the development of technologies and services needed for future manufacturing