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Ireland's power revolution: The electricity grid

RTE 03 Mar 2021
"The biggest constraint by far for both our onshore and offshore members is the electricity grid," Mr Connolly said. "That is by far the single biggest barrier and will be the difference between us getting our clean electricity to Irish consumers by 2030."  ... There are a lot of numbers when it comes to electricity.
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Gone with the wind: Talbot County looks to sell its wind turbines

The Star Democrat 03 Mar 2021
MEA is now looking at offshore wind turbines instead of land-based ones like the turbines in Talbot County ... One is located about 17 miles offshore and will have 32 turbines that can generate up to 270 megawatts of electricity annually; and a second wind project, about 20 miles offshore, will have 12 turbines and generate 144 megawatts.
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Biden faces steep challenges to reach renewable energy goals

Rapid City Journal 03 Mar 2021
To reach Biden’s 100% renewable energy goal will require a massive buildout of grid infrastructure to get energy from the windy plains or offshore wind farms over long distances to cities where electricity is needed ... electricity generation is from renewable sources, the U.S.
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Joe Biden faces steep challenges to reach renewable energy goals

Bangor Daily News 03 Mar 2021
To reach Biden’s 100 percent renewable energy goal will require a massive buildout of grid infrastructure to get energy from the windy plains or offshore wind farms over long distances to cities where electricity is needed ... electricity generation is from renewable sources, the U.S.
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Energy systems of tomorrow to be developed in giant lab

Technology Org 03 Mar 2021
Offshore wind turbines that can produce both electricity and hydrogen. Electric cars recharge electricity but returns it to the power grid when needed ... Added to this is an interconnection of electricity, heating and hydrogen systems for optimal utilization of renewable energy.
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British Ports Call for Government Backing for Shore Power

The Maritime Executive 03 Mar 2021
It is also a means of decarbonizing one element of vessel operations, assuming that the electrical power is from a sustainable source. The UK is rapidly expanding its offshore wind capacity, making its electrical power grid less carbon-intensive ... - Reductions in electricity taxes ...
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Budget 2021: Technology funding pledges overtaken by pandemic concerns

Eweekly 03 Mar 2021
£20 million to fund a UK-wide competition to develop floating offshore wind demonstrators and help support the government’s aim to generate enough electricity from offshore wind to power every home by 2030 ... the next generation of offshore wind projects in Teesside and Humberside.
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UK Budget 2021: what we know so far about Rishi Sunak's plans

The National 03 Mar 2021
There will also be £20m to develop offshore wind demonstration projects to support the government's bid to generate enough electricity from offshore wind to power every home by 2030, and a further £4m to fund a biomass feed stocks programme to identify ways to ...
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Budget 2021: Rishi Sunak pledges to rebuild UK through Covid support, taxes and investment

The National 03 Mar 2021
There will also be £20m to develop offshore wind demonstration projects to support the government's bid to generate enough electricity from offshore wind to power every home by 2030, and a further £4m to fund a biomass feed stocks programme to identify ways to ...
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New taxes and bonds to showcase Rishi Sunak’s green agenda in 2021 budget

The National 02 Mar 2021
There will also be £20m to develop offshore wind demonstration projects to support the government's bid to generate enough electricity from offshore wind to power every home by 2030 and a further £4m to fund a biomass feed stocks programme to identify ways to increase ...
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Senate confirms Raimondo to lead Commerce Department

Politico 02 Mar 2021
Trade Senate confirms Raimondo to lead Commerce Department ... AP Photo/Susan Walsh. By GAVIN BADE and ANNA KAMBHAMPATY ... Sen ... As governor of a coastal state, Raimondo signed an executive order to move Rhode Island toward a 100 percent renewable electricity future by 2030 and worked with a local company to complete the first offshore wind farm in the U.S.
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Towing Floating Wind Turbines to Provide Ship Propulsion

The Maritime Executive 01 Mar 2021
Ongoing developments in offshore floating wind power generation combined with water tank vessel stability technology offer the possibility of ultra-large turbines providing ship propulsion ... There would be scope to replace the diesel-electric generator with vanadium flow-battery technology or even liquid air energy storage to provide electric power.
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AMRC led ROBOMAG project streamlines offshore wind generator production

The Engineer 01 Mar 2021
Already, offshore wind powers the equivalent of 4.5 million homes annually and the government has pledged to power every home in the UK with electricity from offshore wind by 2030, making it a cornerstone of its Ten Point Plan for a green industrial revolution to encourage private investment and double jobs in the sector.
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