Offshore Wind Turbine Market to witness steady growth of 18% during 2020-2026

The offshore wind turbine market is anticipated to witness a lucrative growth over the forthcoming years owing to the global shift towards renewable energy and increasing R&D by key market players.

Floating Wind Farms on an Upward Wave

Now, however, many green energy companies are looking toward a new kind of offshore wind turbine that won't need a concrete foundation. This new technology allows a turbine to float instead of sitting on the ocean floor.

Floating offshore wind turbines: Brazil to become active player in the clean energy race

Researchers from the University of Sao Paulo are focusing on several aspects of modeling and analysis of offshore wind turbines.

Team Develops Floating Turbine To Harvest Deep-Ocean Wind Energy

University of Texas at Dallas researcher Dr. Todd Griffith has spent years working on an offshore turbine design that can convert those deep-ocean winds into electricity. Recently, Griffith received a $3.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to take his technology to the next level.

ABS Classes World's Biggest Floating Wind Turbine

It is the first of three ABS-classed, SEMI Submersible Type units designed by Principle Power housing MHI Vestas turbines that will make up for a total of 25 MWs of floating offshore wind power.

Giant leap forward in floating wind: Siemens Gamesa lands the world's largest project

The world's largest floating offshore wind power plant, Hywind Tampen, will be located in Norway, with a total capacity of 88 MW and equipped with 11 SG 8.0-167 DD turbines.

ALE HELPS GE TO UNVEIL AND TEST WORLD'S MOST POWERFUL OFFSHORE WIND TURBINE, FRANCE

The turbine's two prototype nacelles, weighing several hundred tonnes, required transportation on site, while separately the yokes that position each blade during installation required load testing to ensure they could withstand the required load.

Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

The projects selected today are expected to begin offshore construction in late 2022 and be completed by 2024.

Stainless steel lends long life to Merkur wind farm structure

With offshore wind farms like Merkur expected to generate energy over an operating life of 25 years, operation and maintenance typically accounts for 15-25 percent of their total lifecycle cost.

US wind power grew 8 percent in 2018 amid record demand

Annual market report shows a healthy wind industry delivered record US jobs, $1 billion in rural community and state payments last year

EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind

"As the costs of offshore wind are declining, the U.S. offshore wind industry is quickly advancing with strong Federal and State support. The industry is well-positioned to meaningfully contribute to the New York and New Jersey economies through employment and supply chain

Wind farms and reducing hurricane precipitation

Via ScienceDaily: New research reveals an unexpected benefit of large-scale offshore wind farms: the ability to lessen precipitation from hurricanes.

Record wind farm construction underway at close of second quarter

U.S. wind farms surpass 90 GW with strong demand from Fortune 500 brands and utilities

GE Announces Haliade-X, the World's Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine

Featuring a 12 MW direct drive generator and an industry leading gross capacity factor of 63 percent, the Haliade-X will produce 45 percent more energy than any other offshore turbine available today.

Denmark Positions Itself as the Flag Bearer for Wind Power

Peter Levring for Bloomberg Technology: Denmark obtained 43.4 percent of its electricity from wind last year, beating its own record. The governments goal is to derive 50 percent of the countrys entire energy consumption from renewables by 2030.

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