In the coming days, Portugal is preparing to launch a call for ‘demonstrations of interest’ for parties wanting to build offshore wind farms off its Atlantic coast.
Steel company SSAB and wave energy developer CorPower Ocean have signed an agreement to explore the development of one of the world’s first wave energy power plants made using fossil-free steel.
CorPower Ocean has successfully verified its C4 Survival Mode after weathering two major storms along the Portuguese coast last week.
Airborne Wind Energy (AWE) developer Kitemill has appointed a former senior specialist from world-leading renewables giant Vestas.
The PivotBuoy project, developed by X1 Wind in collaboration with 9 industry and R&D leaders, finalised its offshore demonstration with excellent results that promise to revolutionise the floating wind industry.
As of the latest available information, the Portuguese government has announced intentions to proceed with developing offshore wind power, specifically in the regions of Viana do Castelo, Leixões, and Figueira da Foz.
PivotBuoy Project: the world’s first fully functional TLP floating wind platform exporting electricity
In 2023, the X30 prototype became the world’s first fully functional floating wind platform installed with a TLP mooring system and Spain’s first floating wind prototype to export electricity via a subsea cable.
CorPower Ocean’s first commercial scale Wave Energy Converter, the CorPower C4, continues to make rapid progress after its first seven weeks of operation off the coast of Aguçadoura in northern Portugal, accelerating through commissioning and exporting power to the grid.
Swedish wave energy developer CorPower Ocean announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with America’s largest blue economy research and development centre AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles in preparation for its US expansion.