PivotBuoy Project shows encouring results in first tests

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The X1 Wind-developed project was tested in full operational conditions.

Official Press Release X1 Wind:

PivotBuoy Project: X1 Wind reports successful results

The PivotBuoy Project, developed by X1 Wind in collaboration with 9 industry and R&D leaders, finalized its offshore demonstration with excellent results that promise to revolutionize the floating wind industry.

The Spanish firm’s X30 platform was tested in full operational conditions at PLOCAN from October 2022 to May 2023. During the 7-month demonstration, the device became the world’s first fully functional floating wind TLP (Tension Leg Platform). The unit fed its electricity to PLOCAN’s Platform via a 1.4km 20kV subsea cable. X1 Wind CEO Alex Raventos said that the recently published results illustrate excellent performance across a broad range of parameters including platform stability, passive alignment, structural behaviour and power... ... More: Official Press Release X1 Wind

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