Wind energy – floating wind
Oil and gas major BP has joined the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP) managed by the Carbon Trust.
BP and the Japanese electric utility Tohoku Electric Power recently joined the programme alongside the 15 existing members: EDF Renouvelables, EnBW, Equinor, Kyuden Mirai Energy, Ocean Winds, Ørsted, Parkwind, RWE, ScottishPower Renewables, Shell, SSE Renewables, TEPCO, TotalEnergies, Vattenfall, and Wpd.
”BP has always seen the benefit of partnership and collaboration, both in terms of technological advancement and delivering solutions at scale. In becoming a member of the Carbon Trust’s Floating Wind JIP, we look forward to contributing and furthering the advancement of floating offshore wind solutions, as we continue to grow our renewables portfolio,” Aleida Rios, Senior Vice President Engineering at BP said.