Posts Tagged ‘Offshore’

Offshore wind ‘could be a bonanza’ for UK says expert

IMAGE: As the world gathers in Bonn for COP23, the UN's annual climate change conference, Professor Mike Barnes, from The University of Manchester's School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, outlines why… view The UK generates more electricity from offshore wind than any other country in the world with around 5% of our annual electrical energy […]

Talking Points Mass. group betting big on offshore wind

The New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal once looked like a costly gamble. The state-backed $113 million project was built to accommodate a new industry: offshore wind energy. View full post on Wind Power News

NY State clears way for more offshore wind

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority has issued a report identifying two new “areas for consideration” off Long Island that could be used to generate 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind power. NYSERDA asked the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to consider the roughly 1 million acres of federal waters off Long Island's […]

Offshore wind power helps UK reach record energy generation from renewables in second quarter

Almost a third of the UK's electricity was generated by renewables in the second quarter of 2017, according to government statistics – with wind producing more than any other clean energy source. New figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy covering April to June show a record 29.8% was generated by renewable […]

The world’s biggest offshore wind farm is being built in the UK

Very soon, the UK will be home to the world's largest wind farm . The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announced that DONG Energy is building a 1,386 megawatt wind farm called Hornsea Project Two. View full post on Wind Power News

Taiwan county signs with CIP to boost offshore wind power generation

The Chnaghua County government has disclosed it has signed an MoU with Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for cooperation to boost development of offshore wind power generation in central Taiwan. Offshore areas to the west of the central county has advantages of strong wind and shallow waters, making them suitable for developing offshore wind farms, Holst […]

Nuclear plans ‘should be rethought after fall in offshore windfarm costs’

Lib Dems and green groups say reduced price of state support should sound death knell for plants such as Hinkley Point C The government is under pressure to reconsider its commitment to a new generation of nuclear power stations after the cost of offshore wind power reached a record low. Experts said green energy had […]

Huge boost for renewables as offshore windfarm costs fall to record low

Green groups say record low price should sound death knell for Hinkley Point C after subsidy auction sets price for windpower below even lowest forecast Offshore windfarms will be built for a record low price in the UK early next decade, after developers bid far more aggressively than expected for a multimillion-pound pot of government […]

Wind Power Coating: Advent for Smart Coating Systems for Offshore Wind Farms to Bolster Demand

The Wind Power Coating Market is dominated by Asia Pacific owing to government initiatives to minimize greenhouse gas emission in the region. The aim to lower operating costs of independent power producers and utilities is driving the global Wind Power Coating Market. View full post on Wind Power News

RSPB loses legal fight against £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland

Neart na Gaoithe project on east coast likely to go ahead after long-running court battle despite claim it threatens seabirds A £2bn offshore windfarm in Scotland looks set to go ahead after the RSPB lost a long-running legal challenge against the plans, which the conservationists said threatened puffins, gannets and kittiwakes. The Scottish government gave […]