Floating Offshore Wind

Offshore Wind and Japan: Will the US Win or Lose This Technology Race?

October 24, 2013 by Lewis Milford

The nuclear power crisis in Japan may open up new opportunities for offshore wind innovation. Japan's rapid response to the Fukushima crisis, like finding alternative energy solutions, suggests how the U.S. could gain a foothold in a new segment of offshore wind -- floating turbines.[read more]

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Floating Offshore Wind Energy: Possibility or Pipedream?

January 25, 2013 by Celine Rottier

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With rows of wind turbines following the curvy shapes of the mountains that hold them in many parts of the world, today wind energy has become an integral part of our global environment. While most people are familiar with onshore wind generation, its offshore variant is often less known. This is especially true for floating offshore...[read more]