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Norway’s Havfarm Plans U.S. Wind Installation Vessel

The Maritime Executive 27 Sep 2021
Norway’s Havfarm is continuing its efforts to reformulate its business to increase its emphasis like other companies on the emerging offshore wind sector ... Together the three companies plan to participate in the Norwegian government’s tender process for floating offshore wind energy, which will begin later this year.
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Weather factor feeding into skyrocketing gas prices

The Irish Times 25 Sep 2021
“It was challenging because we don’t have any offshore wind,” he adds ... As it happens onshore wind in Ireland was strong that day at 43.5 per cent “but it shows just how much stronger we would be if we had offshore wind energy as well”, Cunniffe believes ... “We can build our own renewable energy industry with offshore wind at its heart,” he adds.
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Green energy with golden prospects for SSE

The Times/The Sunday Times 24 Sep 2021
... offshore wind farm at Dogger Bank, Scotland’s deepest offshore wind farm at Seagreen and one of Europe’s largest onshore wind farms at Viking.Sponsored.
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TotalEnergies eyes 270 MW French floater in partnership with GIG and Qair

Splash24/7 23 Sep 2021
TotalEnergies is already developing and building offshore wind projects with a cumulative capacity of approximately 6 GW, including three floating offshore wind projects in Europe and Asia ... TotalEnergies also partnered with Qair on the Eolmed floating offshore wind pilot project in France.
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SPD’s Scholz offers steel sector help as German election race tightens

Metro USA 23 Sep 2021
Tackling climate change in Europe’s biggest economy has been one of the central issues of the election campaign ... This would involve offshore and onshore wind power, solar energy and electricity grids, he said, adding he understood that steel companies would only invest in conversion if sufficient electricity was available.
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The UK’s energy crisis shows why we need a publicly owned system

New Statesman 23 Sep 2021
Russia will go on using gas diplomacy to shape the geopolitical realities of Europe ... the money being poured away to support failed suppliers could have been better spent on the Swansea tidal lagoon and the 7,000 offshore wind turbines Labour promised to build ... The wind, the waves, the subsea currents and the sunshine are free.
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Renewables giant Ørsted reveals multibillion-pound plans for Scotland

Power Technology 21 Sep 2021
Ørsted is one of the world’s largest renewable energy companies, describing itself as a global leader in offshore wind, with 27 sites in operation across Europe, the US, and the Asia Pacific region ... “Ørsted has the largest development pipeline in the offshore wind industry and ...
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‘Orsted’s transition provides key insights for India’s energy firms’

Business Line 17 Sep 2021
The transition of Orsted, the once Danish state-owned utility, from being one of the most coal-intensive utilities in Europe to a global leader in offshore wind energy provides interesting insights and learning for Indian utilities ... Also read ... Also read. Offshore wind is no more at sea.
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How UAE-backed wind farm pointed the way to a floating future

The National 16 Sep 2021
Already it has proved to be the UK’s most productive offshore wind operation and costs for the notoriously expensive technology have tumbled ... Its leading role in floating offshore wind generation projects has blazed a trail for other mega projects, including one under development in France.
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GE Secures Approval for New UK Wind Turbine Blade Plant

The Maritime Executive 15 Sep 2021
The battle to supply turbines for UK offshore wind gained momentum when GE Renewable Energy announced that it has won approval for its proposed turbine plant in Teesside, a port town in northeast England ... The government is pursuing a goal to reach 40 GW of offshore wind by 2030 - the most ambitious target of its kind in Europe.
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Iberdrola warns of ‘protectionist’ risk to US offshore wind sector

Power Technology 15 Sep 2021
Bill White, head of offshore wind at Avangrid, part of Iberdrola, told The Financial Times that demands for local content could cripple the development of new offshore wind farms that for now rely on equipment made in Europe ... ‘You can’t build an offshore wind project unless you use a US-manufactured wind turbine’, we’re dead in the water.
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Norway to hold firm on oil, gas, energy transition under new government

Petroleum World 15 Sep 2021
... challenges mounting against the sector across Europe ... And Equinor has emphasized its role bringing new technologies to other parts of Europe, including floating offshore wind, and carbon capture and storage in the UK, and hydrogen production from renewables in the Netherlands.
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Gary Griggs, Our Ocean Backyard | Take time to focus on positives

Santa Cruz Sentinel 12 Sep 2021
Europe already has 3,250 offshore wind turbines with more planned or under construction. Offshore power production from wind more than doubled between 2006 and 2009 and then quadrupled between 2009 and 2014. Rhode Island installed the USA’s first offshore wind farm in 2016 with five turbines.
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Sustaining the Unsustainable: Why Renewable Energy Companies Are Not Climate Warriors

Resilience 08 Sep 2021
This estimate includes 1,000 GW of offshore wind. In 2018, offshore wind accounted for just 23 GW of installed capacity, and 90 percent of it was in Europe, available at https.//www.irena.org/-/media/Files/IRENA/Agency/Webinars/07012020_INSIGHTS_webinar_Wind-and-Solar.pdfla=en&hash=BC60764A90CC2C4D80B374C1D169A47FB59C3F9D.
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Biden's buy American goals conflict with emissions reductions targets

Colorado Politics 08 Sep 2021
"The industries of tomorrow will be cleaner, so developing a climate policy that keeps those offshore is a political loser." ... Clean energy advocates and analysts also expect significant offshore wind development in the U.S ... offshore wind industry exist in Europe — for now.

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