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Dominion Energy Receives Approval from Virginia 2,6 GW Offshore Wind Power Project

Up to $6 billion in fuel savings possible for customers during project’s first decade of operation, if ongoing commodity pressures continue Wind farm will generate enough clean, renewable energy to power up to 660,000 homes. Dominion Energy reached a major milestone in the development of the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project by receiving … Continue reading Dominion Energy Receives Approval from Virginia 2,6 GW Offshore Wind Power Project

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Australia unveils six offshore regions with offshore wind energy potential

Public consultation on the proposed Gippsland coastal area for Bass Strait will begin immediately, as the newly installed government of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese works with communities, environmental groups, industry and the maritime sector to ensure that communities participate appropriately in the establishment of offshore wind. The other regions that have been designated are the … Continue reading Australia unveils six offshore regions with offshore wind energy potential

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Clearing up falsehoods surrounding wind turbines

It is Erie County Legislator John Mills who is muddying the waters. The simple answer to his concerns is that no, wind turbines would not negatively affect our area’s drinking water. The idea that it would rest on falsehoods (i.e., lies) which have been repeated so many times, they start to sound like facts. Lake … Continue reading Clearing up falsehoods surrounding wind turbines

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Colombia to launch offshore wind energy tender

The first round of contracts to install wind turbines in offshore wind farms is due to be awarded in the second half of 2023. Colombia will hold a competitive bidding process for offshore wind contracts within 18 months as it seeks to harness up to 50 GW of potential in its northern region. coast, the … Continue reading Colombia to launch offshore wind energy tender

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Iberdrola will take control of the operation of Vineyard Wind I

The company will take over the asset management and maintenance of the 800 MW facility following the agreement reached with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners. •    The facility will begin supplying clean energy to more than 400,000 Massachusetts homes and businesses by 2023.  Iberdrola has reached an agreement to take over management of the assets and operation … Continue reading Iberdrola will take control of the operation of Vineyard Wind I

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First power from offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid delivered

The first power from Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm has been successfully delivered to the Dutch electricity grid. Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm, located around 18-35 kilometres off the Dutch coast in the North Sea is still in a testing phase, but the first operating turbine is already producing electricity, which is transferred to shore … Continue reading First power from offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid delivered

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First Greek Offshore Wind Energy Law seeks 2 GW by 2030

Last week the Greek Parliament approved Greece’s first Offshore Wind Law, a key milestone to kick-off offshore wind development. In the coming months the Greek Government will adopt several decrees specifying future offshore wind zones and auction criteria. By 2030 Greece wants to build at least 2 GW of offshore wind. Given the characteristics of … Continue reading First Greek Offshore Wind Energy Law seeks 2 GW by 2030

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X1 Wind ready for PivotBuoy prototype installation after successful dynamic cable deployment

Technology developer X1 Wind has successfully laid its dynamic cable and is now ready for final installation of its fully functional floating wind prototype at the PLOCAN Test Site, in the Canary Islands. Having installed the modular concrete gravity anchoring system last spring, the Barcelona-headquartered firm is now announcing another significant milestone in its first … Continue reading X1 Wind ready for PivotBuoy prototype installation after successful dynamic cable deployment

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Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming French offshore wind energy tender in the Mediterranean Sea

Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming floating French offshore wind tender for two projects off the coast of the Mediterranean Sea. On 2 August, the French government launched its sixth offshore wind tender after a public consultation process has identified areas between 296 and 364km² within which two floating offshore wind farms of 250 MW capacity … Continue reading Vattenfall prequalifies for the upcoming French offshore wind energy tender in the Mediterranean Sea

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Ørsted inaugurates ‘Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Operations and Maintenance Hub’

The O&M hub is the largest in Asia-Pacific in terms of service capacity and area, and it’s the first green-designed O&M facility in the region. Ørsted brings unparalleled operations expertise and full-scale O&M deployment of a Taiwanese operations team, customized service operation vessel and new-built facility. Mads Nipper, Group President and CEO of Ørsted (centre); … Continue reading Ørsted inaugurates ‘Taiwan Offshore Wind Farms Operations and Maintenance Hub’

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First wind turbine commissioned at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm in the German North Sea

35 kilometres north of the island of Heligoland, the first turbine of RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind farm was recently commissioned, and is now supplying green electricity to the grid. Nine of the in total 38 Siemens Gamesa SG 8.0-167 DD Flex offshore wind turbines are installed, each with a capacity of close to 9 megawatts … Continue reading First wind turbine commissioned at RWE’s Kaskasi wind farm in the German North Sea

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Revolutionary RecyclableBlades: Siemens Gamesa technology goes full-circle at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind power project

RWE’s 342-MW offshore wind farm leads the way. RecyclableBlade technology available for multiple blade sizes. First ever commercial installation of fully recyclable offshore wind turbine blades. Siemens Gamesa today celebrates the delivery of green energy from the world’s first turbine equipped with Siemens Gamesa’s RecyclableBlades. The first commercial installation of recyclable wind turbine technology recently … Continue reading Revolutionary RecyclableBlades: Siemens Gamesa technology goes full-circle at RWE’s Kaskasi offshore wind power project

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The potential of offshore wind power in Latin America

Latin America has energetic possibilities in maritime winds. Colombia and Brazil took the first steps to develop offshore wind power. The experience of oil platforms. Three decades after the first offshore wind farm in the world was installed, Latin America, still inexperienced in the matter, is beginning to take an interest in this form of … Continue reading The potential of offshore wind power in Latin America

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New York to install another 2 GW of offshore wind power

New York Governor Kathy Hochul launched the state’s third 2GW offshore wind application, to reach 9GW of offshore thaerogenerators by 2035. The request follows an earlier request for information and will incorporate the first phase of New York’s $500 million (€488.5 million) investment program for ports, manufacturing and supply chain infrastructure. With the new round … Continue reading New York to install another 2 GW of offshore wind power

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Siemens Gamesa closes its first offshore wind power order in Japan

Firm order includes 14 SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbines and 15-year full-scope service agreement. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the firm order for the 112-MW Ishikari offshore wind power project from Green Power Investment. This instrumental project is the first firm offshore order in Japan for the world’s leading manufacturer of offshore … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa closes its first offshore wind power order in Japan

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Urgent progress in the development of offshore wind power in Spain

Offshore wind energy is a fundamental vector for achieving climate and energy security objectives, based on our own renewable resources and providing greater stability to our electrical system. In addition, it constitutes a great opportunity for technological, economic and industrial development, due to its high potential for the creation of qualified employment in the strategic … Continue reading Urgent progress in the development of offshore wind power in Spain

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Iberdrola’s net profit reached €2.07 Bn thanks to the international business

Investment effort. The company invested more than €4.74 billion in the first half of the year, up by 5%, bringing total investment to more than €10.2 billion over the past 12 months, 90% of which is focused on networks and renewables. Drop in profit in Spain. Net profit in Spain fell by 26%, including the … Continue reading Iberdrola’s net profit reached €2.07 Bn thanks to the international business

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RWE announces winners of Innovation Competition on Ecology and System Integration of offshore windenergy

ARC Marine Ltd., Verlume Ltd. and ForWind, the Center for Wind Energy Research at the University of Oldenburg, have won RWE’s first international Innovation Competition. The companies participated in the competition that was launched by RWE in November last year, searching for innovative solutions to improve the ecological impact of offshore wind farms and to … Continue reading RWE announces winners of Innovation Competition on Ecology and System Integration of offshore windenergy

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California governor aims to reach 20 GW of offshore wind power by 2045

California Governor Gavin Newsom has set a goal of 20 GW of offshore wind power by 2045.The U.S. Department of the Interior announced details of the proposed auction and lease terms for offshore wind development at the Morro Bay Wind Power Area and Humboldt Wind Power Area, located on high sea ??in central and northern … Continue reading California governor aims to reach 20 GW of offshore wind power by 2045

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Global Shift Towards Renewable Energy Continues.Here are 7 Reasons Why People Prefer it

Renewable energy is the future. This statement may sound like a crazy idea, but it’s becoming an increasing reality. More people are choosing renewable energy over fossil fuels. The global shift towards renewable energy is continuing on an upward trajectory, and this shift is due to several factors propelling the global switch to clean energy.  … Continue reading Global Shift Towards Renewable Energy Continues.Here are 7 Reasons Why People Prefer it

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