In the summer of 2014, Aibel was awarded the contract for FEED and EMA of substructures for the world’s first floating wind farm, the Hywind Pilot Park, which was built off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Subsequently Aibel also worked on the detailed design of the mill towers and EIT system, in addition to having a responsibility for procurements.
In February 2017 Aibel was awarded the contract for assistance in connection with commissioning of the five wind turbines on Stord. The contract also included assistance during installation in the field.
Aibels work was conducted from the offices in Oslo and Haugesund and at its peak, 60 employees was involved in the project. Aibel cooperated closely with subcontractors such as the Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), Dr.techn.Olav Olsen AS and Principa North AS.