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UK-China projects to develop next generation of offshore wind energy

Researchers from the UK and China will collaborate on five projects to develop the next generation of offshore renewable energy (ORE) technologies to enable the safe, secure, cheap and efficient provision of clean energy. The collaborative, multidisciplinary three-year-long projects will use environmental science, technology and engineering to tackle key challenges affecting the development of ORE … Continue reading UK-China projects to develop next generation of offshore wind energy

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Construction begins on the Arkona offshore wind energy project in the Baltic Sea

Construction work on the Arkona wind project in the German Baltic Sea has begun. E.ON reports that the first foundations have been successfully laid in the seabed. A total of 60 so-called monopiles will be installed for the Arkona wind park before the transition pieces, towers and turbines are mounted on them. The foundation for … Continue reading Construction begins on the Arkona offshore wind energy project in the Baltic Sea

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Future of Offshore Wind Energy Market

The recent statement signed by Germany, Denmark and Belgium on 6th June is an acknowledgement of the importance of offshore wind as a viable source of energy for Europe. Speaking about these developments and the future of offshore wind, presentations will be given during the Benelux Infrastructure Forum 2017. Nick Gardiner, Managing Director, Green Investment … Continue reading Future of Offshore Wind Energy Market

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The boom in offshore wind energy

Offshore wind farms are seen as a key ingredient in renewable energy policy, and an important element in the battle against climate change, playing a leading role in meeting renewable energy and carbon emission targets and improving energy security for the future. Investment in offshore wind grew 40% in 2016 despite a fall in funding … Continue reading The boom in offshore wind energy

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Bidding ends at $9 million for Kitty Hawk wind rights

Rights to develop offshore wind energy in an expanse of ocean real estate 24 nautical miles away from the North Carolina coast sold for $9 million today in an auction held by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). The winning bid was placed by Avangrid Renewables, which recently completed North Carolina’s first land-based … Continue reading Bidding ends at $9 million for Kitty Hawk wind rights

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Offshore wind energy thinks outside the box to tackle its challenges

Ocean-going yacht technology could be used to make wind turbine blades from textile, and smart “driverless” ships and aircraft have the potential to tackle offshore survey missions. They were just two of the ideas generated at a pioneering brainstorming session which brought together a fusion off offshore businesses with experts from the defence, space and … Continue reading Offshore wind energy thinks outside the box to tackle its challenges

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DONG Energy selected to support 700 MW Isle of Man offshore wind power project

DONG Energy has been selected by Isle of Man government as the preferred partner for the development of 700MW offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.   The proposed site of the wind farm will be located off the east coast of the Isle of Man within the 12-mile limit of the island’s territorial sea. … Continue reading DONG Energy selected to support 700 MW Isle of Man offshore wind power project

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