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Floating Wind Turbine Offshore France is Producing Electricity

The Floatgen floating wind turbine installed 22 km off the French Atlantic coast became fully operational last month. The turbine is the first operational unit of the floating foundation concept from Ideol and built by Bouygues Travaux Publics. A similar turbine is expected to be operational soon off the coast of Japan. Subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group, along

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Hybrid Energy Platform to be Installed at Jeju Island South Korea

Aberdeen-headquartered subsea cable and connector specialist Hydro Group plc has been awarded a contract with Korea Research of Ships & Ocean Engineering (KRISO) worth approximately £750,000. The scope of work included delivering subsea cable and connectors to the first phase of KRISO’s floating wind and wave hybrid energy platform in November 2017. Installation of the first phase will be undertaken

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A European Consortium is Trying to Build Floating Ocean Spaces

A consortium of seventeen European partners is trying to create floating workspaces at sea by developing a standardized, cost-efficient, modular island with low ecological impact. Four applications for floating ocean spaces are under study: farming, transport and logistics hubs, energy hubs and living. The project, called Space@Sea is partly funded by EU’s Horizon 2020 research program. It is coordinated by

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Sea Technology and IOSTIA Partner to Assist Blue Tech

  The International Ocean Science and Technology Industry Association (IOSTIA) is a new 501(c)(6) industry association representing businesses that provide technology and services for sectors that sustainably and commercially utilize the oceans. IOSTIA entered a partnership with Sea Technology magazine to assist blue tech companies by providing information on products and advancements and contributing to IOSTIA’s Small Business Advantage Program,

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Keuka Moves into Offshore Wind

Keuka Research & Development, of the Keuka Energy Group of Companies, has moved from R&D into the U.S. offshore wind arena. The 175-MW wind-power generation project, now under construction at its facility in Palatka, Florida, will soon be based out of Green Cove Springs, Florida. Project completion is scheduled for 2023, at which time it is expected to produce the

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