Last week, Swedish marine energy developer Minesto AB announced two updates regarding its operations in the Faroe Islands, where the company plans to eventually install 120 MW of tidal power arrays. First, Minesto has completed an additional offshore infrastructure installation in Vestmannasund in order to double the output of the already deployed 100-kW system there. Second, the company also announced a long-term lease agreement with the Vestmanna municipality and local utility SEV, to access an onshore site in the inner harbour of Vestmanna where Minesto intends to build an onshore ‘operations and maintenance’ (O&M) hub from which to service its future tidal power kites in Hestfjord and Skopunafjord. Read more on