Latest News for: Offshore electricity


Clean maritime competition winners announced

The Engineer 17 Sep 2021
MJR Power and Automation has been selected for the development of its offshore wind on-turbine electrical charging system, which will be able to power boats using renewable energy generated from the turbine — offering potential savings of up to 131,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalent (CO2e) emissions per year.

Dominion Energy, Trade Unions Announce Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Partnership

Johnson City Press 16 Sep 2021
Dominion Energy will work collaboratively with NABTU and its affiliates on tripartite discussions with CVOW suppliers to promote project labor agreements to maximize union labor performance of the onshore electrical infrastructure work, turbine pre-assembly work, and offshore work ... offshore wind development.

Vineyard Wind offshore project raises $2.3bn of senior debt

Power Technology 16 Sep 2021
Onshore works for the project will begin later this year, with offshore works due to begin next year ... The Vineyard Wind I project is located offshore from Massachusetts and will generate enough electricity to power more than 400,000 homes. Onshore works are due to begin later this year at Barnstable, with offshore works scheduled to start next year.

Britain and Norway sign pact on new power interconnector

Reuters 16 Sep 2021
Thursday's agreement, which follows Norway's free trade agreement with the UK signed in June, also sets out commitments to co-operate on developing further interconnection, including cables, which combines cross-border electricity transmission with offshore wind generation in the North Sea, BEIS said.

Fin close reached on 800-MW Vineyard Wind project

Renewables Now 16 Sep 2021
According to the plan, onshore works are set to begin this autumn, while offshore construction will start in 2022 ... Set to become the country’s first utility-scale offshore wind park, it will produce electricity for more than 400,000 homes and businesses in Massachusetts.

How UAE-backed wind farm pointed the way to a floating future

The National 16 Sep 2021
Already it has proved to be the UK’s most productive offshore wind operation and costs for the notoriously expensive technology have tumbled ... Its leading role in floating offshore wind generation projects has blazed a trail for other mega projects, including one under development in France.

Swedish Lundin Energy accelerates its carbon neutrality aim by 2 years

Anadolu Agency 16 Sep 2021
The carbon neutrality timeline has been updated as a result of a current project, led by Norway's Equinor, to install subsea cables to supply electric power to several legacy offshore fields in the Norwegian North Sea, with the goal of reducing annual CO2 emissions by around 1.2 million tonnes.

Santander Corporate & Investment Banking Has Acted as Financial Advisor for Vineyard Wind 1 – ...

Eagle-Tribune 16 Sep 2021
(“Santander Bank” or “Santander”) today announced that its Corporate & Investment Banking division (“Santander CIB”) has acted as financial advisor, joint lead arranger, administrative agent and green loan coordinator for the financing of Vineyard Wind 1, the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States.

Opinion/Unger and Payne: Who should own RI's utility company?

The Providence Journal 16 Sep 2021
National Grid is selling Rhode Island’s electric and gas utility. Who should own this utility? Who selects the new owner? Should conditions come with the sale? Can this be an opportunity to transform our energy system?   ... Why are our electric rates high? Because the more the utility spends, the more profit it is allowed.

Newsletter: A hydrogen hub in Utah could power L.A.'s climate future. Now Chevron wants in

The Los Angeles Times 16 Sep 2021
They would be giving us a tour of the city’s single largest electricity source ... Paul Browning, president of the Mitsubishi subsidiary involved with the project, told me the companies would use renewable electricity to produce hydrogen on sunny, wind days, then convert the fuel back to electricity “when it has its highest value to the grid.”.

4 strategies for a UN breakthrough on energy and climate change

Beijing News 16 Sep 2021
Energy is a central theme in both. For the first time in 40 years, the U.N ... Support for innovation has brought us cutting-edge renewable power and electric vehicles much faster than anticipated ... For example, offshore wind, geothermal, carbon capture and green hydrogen are new developments that can make a big difference in years to come ... Authors.

Atlantic Electric should agree to shut last two NL coal-fired plants early, by Gina Carola

Atlantic City 15 Sep 2021
Unfortunately, many of the solutions it aims to put in place, such as offshore wind and electrification of buildings and vehicles, will take years or even decades to fully implement ... One such short term solution is to immediately stop burning coal for electricity in New Jersey.

Nuclear reactor in Japanese prefectural capital passes safety review

Kyodo 15 Sep 2021
2 unit of Chugoku Electric Power Co.'s nuclear plant in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, became the 17th reactor, located in a total of 10 nuclear plants, to pass stricter safety standards introduced after the Fukushima nuclear crisis in 2011 ... Tokyo Electric to build undersea tunnel to release Fukushima water offshore.

UK government funds zero-emission submarine project

The National 15 Sep 2021
UK rivers, wetlands and waters 'polluted with sewage'. Another project awarded government funding is developing electric boat charge points connected to offshore wind turbines. They would operate in a similar way to electric car chargers, with sailors plugging in, charging their vessel and sailing away ... September 15th 2021, 12.41 AM. .

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