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Boris Johnson’s climate credibility at stake in run-up to Cop26 summit

The Observer 17 Oct 2021
This will also include the heat and buildings strategy for insulating draughty homes and phasing out gas boilers, along with a massive expansion of offshore wind, and building electric vehicle charging networks ... Kwarteng has spoken publicly in favour of decarbonising electricity generation by 2035, and is pushing net zero behind the scenes ... Cop26 ... “ ... .
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Shanghai Electric Launches 11 MW Direct-Drive Turbine Petrel Platform SEW11.0-208

The Eastern Herald 15 Oct 2021
15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai Electric (“Shanghai ... “As a global leader in offshore wind, Shanghai Electric is dedicated to helping China achieve peak carbon and carbon neutrality by leveraging its extensive proven technology in the field of renewable energy.
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White House Unveils Plans for Future Offshore Wind Farms

Treehugger 15 Oct 2021
The Biden administration wants to jumpstart the offshore wind energy industry to create tens of thousands of jobs and slash emissions from the electricity sector, but for that to happen it would need to approve six more Construction and Operations Plans (COPs) by 2025.
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Somerset's Gladding-Hearn has a deal to build a crew transport ship for Mayflower Wind

The Herald News 15 Oct 2021
Crew transfer vessels are ships used to bring workers from the mainland to the wind turbines and electrical substations offshore for daily operations and maintenance ... The offshore wind farm is expected to generate about 2,000 megawatts of electricity, according to information from the Mayflower Wind website.
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New wind farms would dot U.S. coastlines under Biden plan

SiliconValley.com 15 Oct 2021
The projects are part of President Joe Biden’s plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, generating enough electricity to power more than 10 million homes ... essential part of the goal to reach 100 percent carbon pollution-free electricity by 2035, she said.
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Biden's bold offshore wind energy plans face long bureaucratic road ahead

Yahoo Daily News 15 Oct 2021
coastline — from the Gulf of Mexico to the Northeast, California and Oregon — for offshore wind farms by 2025 ... And even if the decade-long, multi-step process of developing the offshore leases plays out unimpeded, Biden’s offshore wind plans will account for a modest share of the nation’s ravenous appetite for electricity.
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US plans wind farms along nearly its entire coastline

Straits Times 14 Oct 2021
WASHINGTON • The Biden administration has announced a plan to develop large-scale wind farms along nearly the entire coastline of the US, the first long-term strategy from the government to produce electricity from offshore turbines ... In particular, the administration has pledged to build 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind in the US by 2030.
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Biden administration plans wind farms along nearly the entire US coastline

Straits Times 14 Oct 2021
WASHINGTON (NYTIMES) - The Biden administration on Wednesday (Oct 13) announced a plan to develop large-scale wind farms along nearly the entire coastline of the United States, the first long-term strategy from the government to produce electricity from offshore turbines.
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Light plants partnering with offshore wind developer

Newburyport Daily News 14 Oct 2021
About half of the municipally owned electric utilities in Massachusetts, including several in Greater Newburyport, would be in position to buy clean power generated by the proposed Commonwealth Wind offshore energy development if other utility executives select it to be the state’s third offshore wind project.
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Municipal light plants facing clean energy requirements partner with offshore wind developer

Cape Cod Times 14 Oct 2021
About half of the municipally-owned electric utilities in Massachusetts would be in position to buy clean power generated by the proposed Commonwealth Wind offshore energy development if other utility executives select it to be the state's third offshore wind project.
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‘Tall order’ for Ireland to meet offshore wind targets

Irish Independent 14 Oct 2021
Ireland is facing a “tall order” to deploy 5GW of offshore wind energy by the Government’s targeted date of 2030, according to Seamus McCabe, vice president with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) ... Government to hold its first ever auction of electricity from offshore wind ISIF backs new Irish offshore developer’s €3bn wind farm plan.
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U.S. backs plan for up to 7 offshore wind farms

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 14 Oct 2021
WASHINGTON -- The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it will help develop up to seven offshore wind farms on the East and West coasts and in the Gulf of Mexico as it moves to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 -- enough to generate electricity to power more than 10 million homes.
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Baker breathes new life into offshore wind energy incentives

Cape Cod Times 14 Oct 2021
BOSTON — In his keynote address to the American Clean Power Association’s Offshore Wind Conference, Gov ... Biggest offshore wind procurement draws just 2 bids. Massachusetts has historically had some of the highest electric rates in the country, and that resulted in the Baker administration’s emphasis on price ... Offshore wind jobs.
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TotalEnergies and Simply Blue form offshore project joint venture

Power Technology 14 Oct 2021
Floating offshore projects developed by the company will be able to power millions of homes in the US ... “We are convinced of the large potential of floating offshore wind to provide US coasts with renewable electricity, and are committed to contributing our extensive expertise in offshore projects to make it happen.”.
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VALARIS Drillship Achieves ABS Enhanced Electrical System Notation

The Maritime Executive 14 Oct 2021
Ultra-deepwater drillship VALARIS DS-12 has become the first vessel in the world to receive the ABS Enhanced Electrical System Notation EHS-E. Valaris upgraded the vessel’s electrical system to secure the notation, which recognizes sophisticated system design to improve reliability and enhance protection.
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