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Fear of backlash puts spanner in works for Grid’s cable network

The Times/The Sunday Times 01 Jul 2022
The company’s electricity system operator division had been planning to launch its “holistic network design” yesterday, setting out its recommendations for developing ...

Siemens Gamesa wins preferred supplier status for 350-MW wind project off Poland

Renewables Now 30 Jun 2022
Baltic II offshore wind project in the Baltic Sea. The manufacturer said earlier this week that 25 units of its flagship SG 14-236 DD offshore machines will be powering the complex, which is seen to generate enough electricity for some 350,000 Polish homes ...Offshore wind is ...

Video: �rsted Tests Drones to Deliver Parts to Offshore Wind Farms

The Maritime Executive 30 Jun 2022
The latest segment to explore how drones can be used to improve logistics in the offshore wind farm ... The companies highlighted that service technicians and necessary spare parts are currently transported by ship out to the offshore wind farm ... The drones are powered by renewable electricity and will fly autonomously to the offshore substation.

Our View: We must have a say in offshore wind plans

The Daily Astorian 30 Jun 2022
Few dispute the need to develop alternative ways to generate electricity that don’t produce greenhouse gases, but our response to a proposed floating offshore wind farm in Washington state isn’t a straightforward “yes.” ... Relatively clean electricity on such a scale is a huge ...

Arkle swings to pre-tax profit in 2021 but warns of higher prices

The Irish Times 30 Jun 2022
Chairman John Teeling says Ireland is faltering on exploration. Gold and zinc exploration company Arkle Resources has warned Ireland is faltering on exploration. Photograph ... electric vehicles require substantial quantities while one offshore wind turbine contains up to 1,600 tonnes of metal,” said Mr Teeling said.

Rhode Island sets ambitious target for 100% renewable energy

The Sun Chronicle 29 Jun 2022
The legislation accelerates plans for the electric grid to operate with 100% renewable energy, so the goal is achieved in 2033 ... Rhode Island's General Assembly also approved legislation this year to require the state’s electric utility to contract for up to 1,000 megawatts of new offshore wind capacity.

Hitachi Energy and Petrofac to collaborate in growing offshore wind market

Process and Control Today 29 Jun 2022
“We are delighted to collaborate with Petrofac to help meet the growing need for large-scale offshore wind generation and deliver clean renewable electricity to consumers.

Tata Steel: Welsh steel used to develop floating wind farms

BBC News 29 Jun 2022
The electricity generator RWE is working with Tata to use Welsh steel as part of its development of floating offshore wind farms ... If RWE's proposals are given the go ahead, it would use part of this to make an offshore wind farm which could produce enough electricity for 1.3 million homes.

Ørsted to trial drones for carrying parts to offshore wind farms

Renewables Now 29 Jun 2022
The drones are powered by renewable electricity and will fly autonomously to the offshore substation, but we’re hoping to test the drones on flights to the wind turbines at a later stage,” explained Klaus Baggesen Hilger, head of operations digital and innovation at Ørsted.

Codling Wind Park submits application for Maritime Area Consent

RTE 28 Jun 2022
Offshore wind project Codling Wind Park has submitted its application for a Maritime Area Consent (MAC) to the Government ... If Codling's application is successful, it will allow the project to compete in the first Offshore Renewable Electricity Scheme (ORESS) auction, which is due to open later this year.

Wind farm, environmentalists agree on ways to protect whales

Daily Times Chronicle 28 Jun 2022
Its transmission system will connect to the electric grid on Long Island, New York, making it the state's first offshore wind farm and jumpstarting the offshore wind industry there ... gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 — enough electricity to power more than 10 million homes.

No miracle tech needed: How to switch to renewables now and lower costs doing it

The Hill 28 Jun 2022
The energy-producing technologies considered include only onshore and offshore wind electricity, solar photovoltaics for electricity on rooftops and in power plants, concentrated solar power, solar heat, geothermal electricity and heat, hydroelectricity, as well as small amounts of tidal and wave electricity.

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