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Hywind


POWER Digest [May 2020]

OPG Reaches First Criticality at Darlington 2, Delays Work at Unit 3 Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG’s) Darlington Unit 2 reactor, the first of four reactors the company is overhauling at…


First Floating Offshore Wind Farm to Power Oil and Gas Platforms Kicks Off

Siemens Gamesa has bagged a lucrative contract to supply 11 8-MW offshore wind turbines to Equinor’s 88-MW Hywind Tampen floating wind farm, a first-of-its-kind project that will power oil and…


Floating Offshore Wind Farms Exploit a Great Energy Resource

Wind farms are not all created equal. During the previous 12 months ending February 2018, the average capacity factor for U.S. wind turbines—virtually all of which were located on land—was…


World’s First Floating Wind Farm Powers Up off Scottish Coast

The world’s first floating offshore wind farm, located roughly 25 kilometers off the coast of Peterhead, Scotland, powered up October 18, delivering electricity to the Scottish grid. Hywind Scotland was…