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Shell Enters Competition for Norwegian Wind Farm Leases

The Maritime Executive 17 Jun 2021
“We see Norway as an interesting area both to ensure Europe enough renewable electric power and to develop floating offshore wind solutions that can become commercial ... BP, which is partnering with Akers Offshore wind and Statkraft, highlighted the proximity of SN2 to major ...
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Feds to start environmental review for wind farm off South Shore

Newsday 17 Jun 2021
The federal announcement about Empire Wind said the project will include two offshore substations, two offshore electric cable routes, up to three cable landfall sites, up to three onshore electric cable routes and two onshore substations ... A substation converts power from a generator such as a wind turbine to electricity usable on the grid.
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Biden Accelerates US Offshore Wind Through Army Corps-BOEM Cooperation

The Maritime Executive 17 Jun 2021
To increase renewable energy production in offshore waters and help the United States meet its goal to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the U.S ... The long-term vision calls for 110 GW or more of electricity generated from offshore wind farms by 2050.
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Training underway to meet offshore wind industry demand for jobs

The Barnstable Patriot 17 Jun 2021
Mayflower Wind was awarded the second contract to sell power to the commonwealth’s electrical distribution companies and is developing a federal offshore lease area that has the potential to generate more than 1,600 megawatts of low-cost clean energy or enough to power over half a million homes.
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Rishi Sunak's waffle exposed the flaw in Boris's green agenda

The Spectator 17 Jun 2021
Who pays? It is one of the most important questions in politics, especially when it comes to the sort of expensive zeitgeisty ideas that governments love to take a reputational ride on ... The cost of technologically-driven environmental measures tended to fall over time, said Sunak, citing the example of offshore wind farms and electric vehicles ... .
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Will Windcatchers Revolutionize the Offshore Wind Energy Sector?

Treehugger 16 Jun 2021
A Norwegian startup is developing Windcatchers, vertical arrays of mini-turbines that could potentially produce five times as much energy as standard offshore wind turbines ... In other words, according to WCS, Windcatchers will be able to produce electricity at the same cost as offshore wind turbines that are fixed to the bottom of the ocean.
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Bill would pre-empt local say over offshore wind projects

Herald-Standard 16 Jun 2021
(AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering a law that would fast-track offshore wind energy ... In addition, a Massachusetts company plans to build a high-voltage line to bring electricity from a future New Jersey offshore wind farm onto land, and connect it to the power grid.
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Deploying Wave Energy Prototype Test off Scotland

The Maritime Executive 16 Jun 2021
The company believes that the technology is ideally suited to several offshore operations where it can tap the natural energy source to provide electric power ... Next year, after the current initial tests, Mocean Energy plans to begin to explore the potential applications offshore for its prototype.
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Schneider Electric, Citizens Energy Partner to Drive Equitable Energy Access in the Northeast

The Marshall News Messenger 16 Jun 2021
Citizens Energy Corporation and Schneider Electric’s partnership is designed to support municipalities across New England and will expand to meet additional needs nationwide ... Citizens Energy also partners with the Vineyard Wind project, the first large-scale offshore wind project in North America ... About Schneider Electric ... Schneider Electric.
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Climate change: The eight areas advisers say that must be tackled in the next two years to slow down impact

ITV 16 Jun 2021
As the UK ramps up investment in electricity generation such as offshore wind farms and the grid, there is an urgent need to ensure the power system is resilient to climate impacts. The UK is ramping up investment in electricity generation such as offshore wind farms.
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Eight areas where urgent efforts are needed to protect UK from climate impacts

ITV 16 Jun 2021
The UK currently gets around 15-20% of its energy from electricity but that is set to grow to ... As the UK ramps up investment in electricity generation such as offshore wind farms and the grid, there is an urgent need to ensure the power system is resilient to climate impacts.
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IFC and The Rockefeller Foundation partner to advance distributed renewable energy solutions in African emerging markets

Sierra Leone Telegraph 16 Jun 2021
Through its energy practice, IFC supports the growth of wind and solar energy, deployment of offshore wind, battery storage, distributed generation, electric vehicles, and green shipping in emerging markets, among other technologies.
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IFC to advance distributed renewable energy in Africa

New Business Ethiopia 16 Jun 2021
Through its energy practice, IFC supports the growth of wind and solar energy, deployment of offshore wind, battery storage, distributed generation, electric vehicles, and green shipping in emerging markets, among other technologies.
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Proserv expands offering with GCC acquisition

Gulf Daily News 15 Jun 2021
... of hazardous area and industrial electrical equipment ... By being able to send a combination of both hydraulic and electrical know-how offshore, as a single service provider, we can now cover a far wider scope of maintenance, upgrade, commissioning and installation work.”.
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Letter: Letter on 'peaker plants' misses the point

The Berkshire Eagle 15 Jun 2021
Those of us who take the time to get properly educated on the complex subject of how we obtain our electric power and then volunteer our time and expertise should not be denigrated ... The preferred location for wind turbines is far offshore, where the wind is most reliable.
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