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PivotBuoy Final Workshop: Successful Floating Platform Results

On March 14th, 2023, high-level professionals from the offshore wind industry gathered at PLOCAN onshore facilities for the PivotBuoy Workshop Event. This event marked the closing of the PivotBuoy Project,…

X1 Wind’s X30 floating wind prototype delivers first kWh

X1 Wind has announced today (MARCH 07) that its X30 floating wind prototype, installed in the Canary Islands, successfully produced its first kWh. The milestone marks the world’s only floating…

X30 floating platform successfully installed at PLOCAN test site

We are thrilled to announce that we have successfully installed our X30 floating platform at the PLOCAN test site in the Canary Islands! The platform will be tested in fully…

X1 Wind ready for PivotBuoy installation after dynamic cable deployment

Technology developer X1 Wind has successfully laid its dynamic cable and is now ready for final installation of its fully functional floating wind prototype at the PLOCAN Test Site, in the…

PivotBuoy floating offshore wind turbine prototype, to be tested at PLOCAN, is unveiled in the port of Las Palmas

November 24, 2021 The CEO of X1Wind, Alex Raventós Agustí, was at the port of Las Palmas to present the new prototype of the floating offshore wind turbine. Designed using…

Video: Completion of rotor assembly for ‘downwind’ floating platform

Enjoy a closer look at last week’s rotor assembly operation. One more step completed in the path of deploying the PivotBuoy Project! Video on LinkedIN.  

X1 Wind has completed the rotor assembly for its pioneering floating wind platform

The firm’s X30 prototype is now fully assembled in Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, ready for installation. Fitted with a specially adapted V29 Vestas turbine, the unique ‘downwind’ system is able…

X1 Wind prepares PivotBuoy floating wind platform for Canaries deployment

4th May 2021 X1 Wind is preparing to deploy its ground-breaking PivotBuoy® floating wind technology in the Canary Islands after successfully completing the assembly and load-out of a fully-functional prototype….

Coordinator presents new website

PIVOTBUOY project coordinator X1Wind presents its new logo and website. Take a look.

PivotBuoy platform takes shape

The floating platform has been assembled onshore on HIDRAMAR’s dockyard 27 January 2021 After almost two years of hard work, X1 Wind’s floating structure developed by X1Wind in close collaboration…

Video: PivotBuoy Floating Wind Project

PivotBuoy is a disruptive floating offshore solution designed by X1Wind. Check the video to learn how the technology works. The pilot project has been developed by consortium led by X1…

Pivotbuoy and X1Wind floating platform under construction

The offshore wind floating platform PivotBuoy is already under construction and about to be installed this fall in the Canary Islands. In March, the PivotBuoy mooring system and floating platform…

1,400 GW of offshore wind by 2050

OREAC – Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition announced its vision for 1,400 GW of offshore wind by 2050 to drive decarbonisation and green recovery from the COVID-19 crisis. Later this…

Coronavirus Global Response Effort

To fight #coronavirus the world urgently needs effective and safe diagnostics, treatments and vaccines. The EU is organising a #GlobalResponse pledging effort to finance life-saving solutions. Join the marathon and spread…

PivotBuoy Project Detailed Design Unveiled

The PivotBuoy project Detailed Design review (DDR) meeting was held at X1 Wind offices in Barcelona on the 4th and 5th of March 2020, and the design of the PivotBuoy…

3rd Clustering Meeting on H2020 Wind Energy Projects

PivotBuoy project attended the 3rd Clustering Meeting on H2020 Wind Energy Project coordinated and hosted by INEA. The meeting took place on the 10th of September of 2019 in Brussels, Belgium. The…

PivotBuoy project Preliminary Design Review milestone completed

The PivotBuoy project preliminary design review (PDR) meeting was held at X1 Wind offices in Barcelona on the 17th and 18th of July, 2019. The meeting brought together 16 experts…

PivotBuoy Kick-off meeting and project website launch

The PivotBuoy project is pleased to announce the launch of its website (, and inform about its kick-off meeting that took place on the 15th and 16th of May 2019…

PivotBuoy project receives €4m to unlock cost competitive floating wind

Barcelona, Spain – 28 March 2019 PivotBuoy®, X1 Wind’s novel, single point mooring system that could significantly reduce the cost of floating offshore wind, to receive €4m of EU Commission Horizon 2020…

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