‘Two blades or three’ | EU-backed floating wind trailblazer targets matching onshore inexperienced vitality

A brand new EU-backed floating wind energy undertaking is aiming to pave the way in which for value competitiveness not solely with fixed-bottom offshore arrays however with onshore renewable vitality too – and will do it with both revolutionary two- or typical three-bladed generators, based on a senior government at Spanish sector pioneer X1 Wind.

X1 Wind’s PivotBuoy expertise is on the coronary heart of the multi-partner NextFloat undertaking, picked by the European Fee to assist speed up the industrialisation of floating wind through a full-scale 6MW prototype within the French Mediterranean, together with related work on mass-production and deployment.