Latest News for: Offshore electricity


Japanese power transfer ship developer seals $32m funding 

Splash24/7 23 May 2022
Japanese power transfer vessel developer PowerX has raised ¥4.1bn ($32.5m) to fund its project to carry electricity from offshore wind farms to shore in containerised batteries by 2025 ... PowerX, launched last year, has set out to develop an electrically powered 100 teu trimaran ...

Offshore wind power is not yet a sure success

Technology Org 23 May 2022
Where the plan was originally to build a capacity of 5 GW of offshore wind power—corresponding to the electricity consumption of five million households—the plan is now instead to expand the capacity to a total of 12-13 GW from the outset.

The climate scaremongers: Blowing in the wind

Principia Scientific 23 May 2022
It was predicated upon the theory that offshore wind power was now much cheaper than fossil fuel or nuclear power ... CfDs offer offshore wind farms an index-linked, guaranteed price for all the electricity they produce for the first 15 years of their life ... In turn the costings for this have been based on ‘cheap’ offshore wind power.

Offshore wind farm balancing German power grid in green energy “milestone”

Renew Economy 23 May 2022
Offshore wind energy in Germany is being used to stabilise the country's electricity system in case of grid fluctuations. ....

Alternative energy blows in with Long Island's future at stake

LI Herald 20 May 2022
Especially when it comes to alternative energy sources like offshore wind ... “They want to get involved to help this industry grow, and the conversation in general was a great opportunity to connect with the folks on the ground and see how much support there is for offshore wind.”.

Borkum Riffgrund 1 is Germany's first offshore wind park to help balance the grid

Renewables Now 19 May 2022
The 312-MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 wind park in the North Sea is the first offshore wind park to be approved to produce electricity for the stabilisation of Germany's power grid as an increasing number of coal and nuclear power plants are being shut down.

Opinion: Speed up offshore wind projects to help combat climate change

The Mercury News 19 May 2022
According to Environment America, the United States has the technical potential to produce enough offshore wind energy to nearly double the amount of electricity the country consumed in 2019 and about 90% of what it would consume in 2050 if we transitioned our buildings, transportation systems and industries away from fossil fuels.

First Pilot Project Funded for Hydrogen Producing Offshore Wind Farm

The Maritime Executive 19 May 2022
Work is underway on a pilot project to launch the world’s first hydrogen-producing offshore wind turbine, with the UK government announcing a grant to support the project. The goal is to be the first project in the world to test the full integration of hydrogen production with an offshore wind turbine.

4-nation wind farms in works, Danish premier says

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 19 May 2022
"The North Sea is the place where, with the offshore wind parks, we can produce electricity on a large scale, in the large quantities we need -- and can already do (that) today in a way that it is economical," he said ... It said they also aim to "more than double our total 2030-capacity of offshore wind to at least 150 GW by 2050.".

4 EU nations to harness North Sea wind for green transition

Korea Times 19 May 2022
"The North Sea is the place where, with the offshore wind parks, we can produce electricity on a large scale, in the large quantities we need ― and can already do (that) today in a way that it is economical," he said ... It said they also aim to "more than double our total 2030-capacity of offshore wind to at least 150 GW by 2050.".

Dutch energy users group joins SSE-Brookfield offshore wind team

Renewables Now 19 May 2022
A consortium of Dutch industrial electricity consumers has agreed to buy most of the power generated by an offshore wind farm in the Hollandse Kust West (HKW) zone should the SSE-Brookfield ...

Bellone in state of county speech: 'We must speak out against hateful rhetoric"

Newsday 19 May 2022
privacy policy ... He also emphasized the commitment to clean energy such as improving water quality through sewer expansion, offshore wind and electric vehicles. Bellone also announced Wednesday that two dozen public libraries in Suffolk County have agreed to develop a charge-sharing network for electric> vehicles that will serve the public ... Quick Links.

South Norfolk MP says 112-mile East Anglia power line should go underground

BBC News 18 May 2022
National Grid plans to install a high voltage line, between Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex, to carry electricity from offshore wind turbines ... The proposed 400kV electricity transmission line, called ... More than 7,000 of them have signed a petition calling for the line to run offshore.

Romania can become energy independent in five years: PM

Xinhua 18 May 2022
the development of new electricity generation capacities and the improvement of the electricity transmission infrastructure. Referring to gas resources, Ciuca stressed the importance of the Offshore Law, which was adopted by the country's Parliament on Wednesday and which aims to spur Black Sea natural gas investments.

Ireland could become European leader in renewable energy production

Open Access Government 18 May 2022
A major focus of the plan will be to decarbonise the electricity system to 80% by 2030 ... To achieve these aims, the transition to the use of electric vehicles and transport, and the reduction of agricultural emissions will be key targets for Ireland moving forward ... Ireland aims to decarbonise its electricity system to 80% by 2030.

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