Posted by Charles Decuir on June 22, 2016 2:35 PM EDT
Danish consultancy Cowi is designing the foundations for Taiwan’s 130MW Formosa I offshore wind farm.
The contract will be the first time the company has designed foundations for an offshore wind farm in an earthquake zone.
Danish steel contractor Bladt Industries A/S has received an order to fabricate 30 jacket foundations for the 588-MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK.
Offshore WindForce (OWF) has taken delivery of a subsea pre-piling template from LDD, UTEC and Menck to help pre-install foundation piles for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.
Bilfinger Mars Offshore has lifted almost 100 transition pieces onto barges in Poland for transportation to Eon’s 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm off the UK’s north Norfolk coast.
Principle Power has completed the five-year testing of the 2MW WindFloat prototype floating turbine, which was installed 5km off Aguçadoura in Portugal.
The company and its partners, EDP, Repsol, Portugal Ventures and A Silva Matos, said the prototype has met or exceeded all design expectations.