Offshore wind to create jobs in USA

Offshore wind to create jobs in USA

United States – President Biden Administration has set bold actions that will catalyze offshore wind energy, strengthen the domestic supply chain, and create union jobs. In his first week in office, President Biden issued an Executive Order that calls on the nation to build a new American infrastructure and clean energy economy that will create […]

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World’s first floating solar recommended practice

The Netherlands – DNV has released the world’s first recommended practice (RP) for floating solar power projects. The Recommended Practice will provide commonly recognized guidance based on a list of technical requirements for accelerating safe, sustainable and sound design, development, operation and decommissioning of floating solar photovoltaic (FPV) projects. Floating solar power – promising technology […]

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Irish wind farm adds Vestas turbines

Ireland – Vestas has received a 30 MW order for the Irish Lenalea wind farm, being developed by SSE Renewables and Coillte Renewable Energy. Vestas will supply and install seven V117-4.2 MW turbines in 4.3 MW operating mode at the project, which is located in County Donegal. The turbines will be serviced through a multi-year […]

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The Netherlands and Belgium get world’s largest renewable hydrogen plant

The Netherlands/Belgium – Ørsted is developing one of the world’s largest renewable hydrogen plants, SeaH2Land, to be linked to industrial demand in the Netherlands and Belgium. SeaH2Land is linking GW-scale electrolysis to the large industrial demand in the Dutch-Flemish North Sea Port cluster through a regional cross-border pipeline. The green electricity required to produce the […]

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New floating wind project off Scotland

New floating wind project off Scotland

Scotland – Subsea 7 and Simply Blue Energy have joined forces to develop the Salamander floating wind project, off the North East Coast of Scotland. The companies have formed a joint venture to develop a pre-commercial project. Xodus Group, a subsidiary of Subsea 7, has been supporting the project from the inception stage. Xodus will […]

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Floating solar to reduce climate change on lakes

United Kingdom – Floating solar farms could help to protect lakes and reservoirs from some of the harms of climate change, a new study from Lancaster University suggests. Scientists from Lancaster University and the University of Stirling have completed the first detailed modelling of the environmental effects of floating solar installations on bodies of water. […]

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