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Mocean Energy’s Wave Energy System Produces First Power at EMEC Test Site

12 hours ago

Mocean Energy said Monday it had started testing its Blue X wave energy prototype at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, Scotland, with the device currently generating power. “In the last few days the 20-meter long, 38-tonne…

Biden Administration Proposes Offshore Wind Lease Sale near NY, NJ

12 hours ago

The Biden administration on Friday said it was seeking buyers for offshore wind energy leases in the shallow waters between Long Island and New Jersey as part of its effort to ramp up the share of offshore wind generation over the next decade…

Eco Wave Power’s Wave Energy Conversion Unit Arrives in Israel

13 hours ago

Wave energy technology company Eco Wave Power said Monday that one of its wave energy conversion units had arrived on site at the Port of Jaffa, Israel.With preparations underway for the unit's installation the project is proceeding on schedule…

Norway Not Giving Up on Oil, Gas in Push for Greener Energy

Jun 11, 2021

Norway is betting on hydrogen and offshore wind for its energy transition but will continue to extract oil and gas until 2050 and beyond, the center-right government said as it presented its long-term energy strategy on Friday.Europe's second…

EU Approves $21.27B Just Transition Fund

Jun 07, 2021

European Union countries on Monday approved the bloc's flagship fund to wean them off fossil fuels and protect communities most affected, paving the way for members to start receiving the cash.The 17.5 billion euro ($21.27 billion) Just Transition…

VIDEO: Scotland’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Exports First Power

Jun 07, 2021

Moray East offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth, Scotland, on June 4 exported its first power to the national grid via its new substation south of New Deer in Aberdeenshire.The 950MW wind farm is being developed by Moray Offshore Windfarm East Ltd (MOWEL)…

Vattenfall: All 72 Turbines Installed at Denmark's Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Jun 07, 2021

Swedish energy company Vattenfall has installed all 72 turbines at its Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark.According to Vattenfall, Kriegers Flak will be Denmark's largest offshore wind farm. The 72 Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines…

Hitachi ABB Power Grids Launches Transformers for Floating Wind Industry

Jun 04, 2021

Hitachi ABB Power Grids today launched a portfolio of transformer products to be installed on floating offshore substations and floating wind turbines in deep waters, where traditional solutions are not feasible.According to the company, its…

Shell, Aegir Insights in Offshore Wind Collab

Jun 04, 2021

Denmark-based Aegir Insights, an offshore wind investment analytics company, has announced a partnership with Shell, where Aegir Insights will provide data-driven analytics and intelligence to help Shell's offshore wind business development…

Edda Wind Lands Dogger Bank Wind Farm Contract for Newbuild CSOV

Jun 03, 2021

Offshore wind vessel firm Edda Wind said Wednesday it had won a contract to support the commissioning and construction of the first two phases of the giant Dogger Bank wind farm in the UK.'Edda Wind and Dogger Bank Wind Farm have agreed on a new contract for the newbuild CSOV Edda TBN C490…

VIDEO: Floating Solar Plant Starts Operation in Albania

Jun 03, 2021

The first of four Ocean Sun floating solar plants started operation Wednesday at the Statkraft Banja reservoir in Albania.The floater is located on Statkraft’s 72-megawatt hydropower plant and is now generating renewable energy and injecting the power into the Albanian national electricity grid…

Ørsted to Invest $57B by 2027 to Become Global Leader in Green Energy

Jun 02, 2021

Ørsted, the world's largest offshore wind farm developer, is ramping up its investment in renewables to $57 billion by 2027, seeking to become a global leader in green energy and fend off growing competition.The Danish firm, which sold its oil and gas business in 2017…

The Future of Offshore Wind: Size Matters

Jun 01, 2021

Ambitions for offshore wind are ramping up across the globe. Final investment decisions hit an all-time high last year, a record number of new alliances were formed and markets including the EU, China, Japan, and South Korea committed to new or more ambitious climate targets…

Despite Growth, Renewable Energy Use in The Netherlands Falls Short of EU Target

May 31, 2021

The use of renewable energy in the Netherlands increased by almost a fifth last year but still fell short of European standards, the Dutch national statistics office said on Monday.Solar, wind, biomass and other sustainable sources together delivered 11…

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