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'Where's our North Kerry task force Tánaiste?'

Irish Independent 14 Apr 2021
His letter comes as the ESB announces a multi-billion-euro renewables plan for the Estuary set to transform Moneypoint into a hub landing electricity and green hydrogen from massive offshore wind farms ... showing the huge potential for offshore wind-farms off the Kerry/Clare coast.
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Here’s what I’m doing about Pensana stock

The Motley Fool 13 Apr 2021
There’s a buzz around Pensana (LSE ... Pensana’s robust news flow ... That’s because of burgeoning demand driven by Electric Vehicle (EV) and offshore wind generator production ... On top of that, there are the needs of the entire offshore wind industry to consider ... And the European Union expects to grow its offshore wind facilities by 2,400%.
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Study of US tuna fisheries explores nexus of climate change, sustainable seafood

Phys Dot Org 13 Apr 2021
One idea discussed in the study is shifting fuel subsidies for fishing away from fossil fuels and toward investments in electrification technology and infrastructure, like hybrid electric and battery electric boat propulsion, as these options become more feasible.
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HK looks offshore for clean energy

Taipei Times 12 Apr 2021
CLP, one of Hong Kong’s two main electricity generators, said it is revisiting offshore wind technology, and might submit proposals for an offshore wind farm to the local government for their next five-year development plan starting 2023 ... “It is much more economic now to build offshore wind than it was 10 years ago.”.
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Best energy source for clean NJ buses won’t be clear soon

Atlantic City 12 Apr 2021
But a law enacted last year required NJ Transit to buy only electric buses by the end of 2032 ... Not that electric buses are a bad idea ... Another is that buses mainly operate during the day, so electric ones need to recharge at night — when solar panels shut down and the winds driving offshore turbines are lighter.
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Our view: Best energy source for clean NJ buses won’t be clear soon

Atlantic City 12 Apr 2021
But a law enacted last year required NJ Transit to buy only electric buses by the end of 2032 ... Not that electric buses are a bad idea ... Another is that buses mainly operate during the day and so electric ones need to recharge at night — when solar panels shut down and the winds driving offshore turbines are lighter.
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First-in-Class LCS USS Freedom Sees Success in Counter-Smuggling Role

The Maritime Executive 12 Apr 2021
The U.S ... Southern Command ... "Those first four ships are not bringing lethality to the fight," said Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday in March 2020 ... She opted to limp back to Naval Station Mayport for repairs, but during the transit, she lost electrical power as well. A commercial offshore tug took her in tow and brought her safely into port ... ....
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It’s time to move on

The Recorder 11 Apr 2021
The bill aims to have 100% renewable electricity by 2035 and 100% renewable energy for heating and transportation by 2050 ... Offshore wind turbines would generate more than enough electricity for all of Massachusetts homes. And solar panels would generate almost half of the electricity Massachusetts homes consume annually.
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State can lead the renewable energy sector with union labor

Cape Cod Times 11 Apr 2021
Just this past month, the Department of the Interior finished its review of the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm ... offshore wind ... to be the first major offshore wind project in the country. The Vineyard Wind Offshore Wind project is forecast to generate 800 megawatts of electricity, enough to power more than 400,000 homes.
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ESB ready for green pivot with Moneypoint renewable energy hub

The Irish Times 10 Apr 2021
From a position of being the bedrock of Irish electricity generation using fossil fuels, MoneypointIreland’s last coal-burning power station – is ideally located to switch to a renewables hub for harnessing vast offshore wind resources off the west coast ... Within that broader context, “offshore is ideally placed; we have that resource”.
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Danish Port Targets 70 Percent Carbon Reduction Using Wind Energy

The Maritime Executive 10 Apr 2021
Port Esbjerg recently inaugurated its first shore-to-ship power units, which allow docked vessels to run on renewable electricity from offshore wind turbines, instead of using onboard diesel generators ... The plan also features significant investments in electric vehicle technology and hydrogen-powered cranes.
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Lower- and middle-class Americans will pay a fortune for Biden’s wind-power plan

New York Post 09 Apr 2021
In February, the US Energy Information Administration that offshore wind continues to be one of the most expensive forms of electricity generation. The agency estimated that in 2026, producing one megawatt-hour of electricity from offshore wind projects will likely cost about $121.
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California needs strong offshore wind targets

LA Daily News 09 Apr 2021
Our expansive coastlines have some of the greatest offshore wind potential in the nation—wind turbines spinning off of our state’s coast could produce more than 150% of our state’s current demand for electricity with pollution-free power ... of electricity from offshore wind.
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How is the UK cleaning up its energy?

Open Access Government 09 Apr 2021
The scheme is the government’s primary method of supporting low carbon electricity and will aim to double the capacity of renewable energy compared to the last round and will expand the number of technologies supported, with offshore wind, onshore wind, solar, tidal and floating offshore wind projects all eligible to bid.
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Moneypoint power station to become major base for renewable energy

The Irish Times 09 Apr 2021
The ESB is to announce on Friday that Moneypoint power station is to become a major base for renewable energy, in a plan that sees the building of a major offshore wind farm off the coast of Co Clare in partnership with Norwegian energy company Equinor ... Electricity produced by the offshore facility will also be used to generate hydrogen.
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