Latest News for: Offshore electricity


Michigan has most potential for offshore power generation

Grand Rapids Business Journal 23 Jul 2021
The benefit of offshore wind is that it’s strong and consistent, making it a reliable option that can generate more power than wind over land ... Offshore wind could generate three-quarters of the state’s predicted electricity use for 2050 with full electrification, according to the report.

Whitegate and Huntstown plants may reopen to meet energy needs

The Irish Times 23 Jul 2021
Two electricity plants whose shutdown added to a squeeze on energy supplies last winter could restart generating later this year. Surging electricity demand combined with tight supplies last winter prompted market regulators to warn there was an increased risk of power cuts in Dublin should the network run into problems.

The Hydrogen Stream: New tech to reduce weight, costs of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

PV Magazine 23 Jul 2021
Meanwhile, India's largest oil provider has announced its first green hydrogen project and the Dutch government has awarded a subsidy contract to an offshore green hydrogen demonstrator ... Electricity generated by offshore wind turbines will power the hydrogen plant on the platform for two processes.

Offshore wind farm compensation 'sounds like bribery'

BBC News 23 Jul 2021
How do offshore wind farms work?. Despite being out at sea, each offshore farm currently still needs to be connected to the onshore electricity network grid ... "The offshore wind sector is a major British industrial success story, providing cheap, green electricity while supporting thousands of good-quality jobs.

Research for Germany’s First Large-Scale Offshore Green Hydrogen Plant

The Maritime Executive 23 Jul 2021
Efforts are continuing to investigate the potential for the first large-scale offshore hydrogen park in Germany’s region of the North Sea ... Compared to the transport of electricity generated offshore, they believe that the hydrogen production at sea and the transport via pipeline could offer clear economic advantages.

Australia has huge potential to develop offshore windfarms near existing substations, report says

The Observer 22 Jul 2021
Australia has the potential to develop a substantial offshore wind energy industry from scratch, with abundant resources available near existing electricity substations across the continent, according to a new report ... Sites that have traditionally been electricity generation hubs, ...

Strong indications of freshened groundwater offshore the Maltese Islands

Phys Dot Org 22 Jul 2021
An international team of scientists has reported strong indications of freshened groundwater offshore the coastline between Valletta and Marsascala, in the south-east of Malta ... Offshore freshened ... Amir Haroon et al, Electrical Resistivity Anomalies Offshore a Carbonate Coastline.

Japan plans to reduce share of LNG and coal in energy mix

Power Technology 22 Jul 2021
Under its new plan, the country aims to reduce its use of coal to generate electricity from 26% to 19% and to reduce the use of LNG from 56% to 41% ... Under Japan’s most recent energy strategy, new fuels such as hydrogen and ammonia will account for around 1% of the electricity mix by 2030.

North Sea gas production setback for Harbour Energy

The Times/The Sunday Times 22 Jul 2021
However, during the final commissioning and testing of an offshore platform, issues were found in some of the electrical systems.Sponsored ... .

Offshore powerboats to race in St. Clair

The Voice 21 Jul 2021
Clair River in 2020, thanks to COVID-19, the thunder of offshore powerboat racing returns to St ... Ironically, the plant will build battery enclosures for the all-new electric Hummer set to debut in 2022. There is relatively little that is electrical in the power plants of offshore boats and certainly no hint of whisper-quiet electric engines.

N.J. groups reject wind-energy plan

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 20 Jul 2021
-- New Jersey is moving aggressively to become the leader in the fast-growing offshore wind energy industry on the East Coast, but not everyone is blown away by those ambitious plans ... Recreational and commercial fishermen have long felt left out of the planning for offshore wind, much of which will take place in prime fishing grounds.

Foster Campbell: Louisiana should respond to climate change

Daily Comet 20 Jul 2021
CWEL was designed to address industry’s damage to our fragile coast with a tax on oil and gas produced offshore and processed in our state’s refineries and facilities ... I said taxing only the oil and gas produced in Louisiana was wrong when far greater volumes of hydrocarbons produced offshore but processed in Louisiana were untaxed.

Aker Solutions wins offshore wind contract worth 3 billion kroner

Norway Today 20 Jul 2021
... electricity to a major offshore wind project.

Vineyard Wind Signs Labor Agreement as it Prepares for Construction

The Maritime Executive 20 Jul 2021
The Vineyard Wind project continues to make progress to becoming the first offshore wind farm in the U.S ... On July 16, the project held a signing ceremony to commemorate the first project labor agreement for an industrial-scale offshore wind project in the United States.

Quantori Expands Executive Team, Appoints Sean Murphy as Vice President, Client Services

Daily Freeman 20 Jul 2021
He also was instrumental in establishing captive offshore development centers for AstraZeneca. Most recently, Sean served as Vice President at General Electric, where he was the Technology Leader for the business and digital transformation of corporate systems ... Electric businesses.