World’s second floating wind farm sets sail for Portugal

Energy World | Oct 21, 2019 at 12:25 PM
  • The first turbine from the WindFloat Atlantic project was successfully towed from Ferrol, Spain, towards its destination 20 km off the coast of Viana do Castelo in Portugal on Saturday (19 October).
  • This is the second floating wind farm in Europe and the world after the Hywind project was inaugurated off the coast of Scotland in October 2017.
  • WindEurope expects around 350 MW of floating offshore wind to be switched on in Europe by 2021 and a further 4-5 GW by 2030.