Latest News for: Offshore electricity


NYK Concludes Bareboat Charter Contract with Northern Offshore Group

The Maritime Executive 07 May 2021
NYK and Northern Offshore ... In particular, offshore wind power generation is one of the areas where market expansion is most expected, with the aim of installing stations capable of producing 30–45 million kilowatts by 2040 as an important source of future electricity.

Minister says good environmental planning practice essential for all marine projects

The Irish Times 06 May 2021
Offshore wind at scale” opened up the opportunity to generate seven times more than current Irish electricity generation, he said ... In Ireland we need joined-up thinking to both protect our habitats and fishing grounds, as well as meet our offshore targets for renewable electricity produced at sea.”.

UK faces electric shock: Jersey fishermen row shows our reliance on Europe for power could ...

The Daily Mail 06 May 2021
The fishing row which saw France threaten to cut off Jersey's power has exposed the 'very dangerous' threat of being too reliant on a foreign supplier for electricity, an expert said yesterday ... 'We have slowly offshored our ability to generate all of the electricity we need...

EnergyPoland's PGE and Denmark's Orsted complete Baltic wind power deal

Reuters 06 May 2021
Under the terms of the deal, Orsted bought 50% in each of two PGE units developing two offshore projects totalling 2.5 gigawatts (GW) ... PGE, which produces most of its electricity from coal, has been discussing the projects with Orsted, the world's biggest developer of offshore wind, since the end of 2019.

Korea Adds Hydrogen Plant as it Approves Giant Floating Wind Farm Plan

The Maritime Executive 06 May 2021
Plans for Korea’s first large-scale floating offshore wind farm, proposed to be the largest in the world, cleared a key hurdle ... Hyundai Heavy Industries will develop the plant to produce hydrogen from seawater using electricity generated from the floating offshore wind farm.

We shall defend our island: Two Royal Navy gunships patrol sea off Jersey as SEVENTY ...

The Daily Mail 06 May 2021
Armed with cannon and machine guns, the ships are roaming the Channel after Paris warned yesterday it could cut off electricity to the island - which is largely supplied via an undersea cable ... She said France was ready to take 'retaliatory measures' – suggesting it could cut power to Jersey, which receives 95 per cent of its electricity from France.

UK to send navy vessels to Jersey after France threatens blockade

Metro UK 05 May 2021
France has threatened to cut off electricity to Jersey over a fishing dispute (Picture ... The UK has sent two offshore patrol vessels ‘to monitor the situation’ in Jersey amid a row with France over post-Brexit fishing rights ... As a precautionary measure the UK will be sending two Offshore Patrol Vessels to monitor the situation.

Developing a Technology to Produce Hydrogen from Seawater or Brine

The Maritime Executive 05 May 2021
The process, which can be 3D printed and is designed for modular generation at the point of use, means the company says that it can be located at ports, offshore to harness surplus electricity generated by wind, solar, and wave farms, and in the future, on board ships.

Breaking the rules to foster green hydrogen innovation

PV Magazine 05 May 2021
The project is planned to be located in Esbjerg, on the west coast of Denmark, and the power-to-X-facility should convert electricity from offshore wind turbines to green ammonia, which would then be used by the agriculture sector as green fertilizer and by the shipping industry as a green fuel.

India, UK deepen work to combat climate change by 2030

Beijing News 05 May 2021
New Delhi , May 5 (ANI) ... The roadmap sets out an ambitious agenda for UK-India collaboration on fighting climate change, including a new partnership on clean energy transition, which will drive progress on development of renewables like offshore wind, improved energy efficiency and storage, and advances in electric mobility ... (ANI) ....

Dogger Bank wind farm partners unveil unmanned HVDC platform

Splash24/7 04 May 2021
Dogger Bank will also be the first offshore wind project in the UK to use HVDC technology to transmit the electricity produced back to shore ... Jon Kippenes, offshore platform manager for Dogger Bank, said ... This of course lowers the cost for this project, but also sets a new standard for offshore HVDC platforms.

Wind power hits new record on blustery bank holiday

Belfast Telegraph 04 May 2021
Offshore and onshore wind turbines generated more than 17.6 gigawatts (GW) of electricity at 3.30pm on the bank holiday, providing nearly half (48%) of Britain’s power, data from operator National Grid ESO shows ... “The fact that wind is generating nearly half the country’s electricity shows how central it has become in our modern energy system.

Blustery bank holiday helps windfarms set new clean energy record

The Guardian 04 May 2021
... weather helped onshore and offshore wind turbines make up almost half of the electricity system.

Problems prompt National Grid to suspend work reburying Block Island wind farm cable

The Providence Journal 04 May 2021
PROVIDENCE – National Grid, after encountering unforeseen problems, has suspended work on Block Island to replace part of an underwater cable that delivers electricity from the nation’s first offshore wind farm to the mainland power grid. .

India, UK declares enhanced trade partnership; Unveil 10-year roadmap to elevate ties to comprehensive strategic level

The Times of India 04 May 2021
NEW DELHI ... "They agreed to step up India-UK collaboration on climate change and low carbon transition through a new partnership on renewables and power, including offshore wind, energy efficiency and storage and electric mobility, and to explore joint work on green hydrogen," it said ... .