First Turbine For WindFloat Atlantic Offshore Wind Project Moved Into Position

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Wed, 23 Oct 2019 17:17:42 +0000

The largest and most powerful wind turbine to be used for a floating offshore wind project has been moved into position atop its semi-submersible foundation off the coast of Portugal, the first of three 8.4 megawatt (MW) turbines which will make up the 25 MW WindFloat Atlantic offshore wind project. 

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Offshore Wind Helps Boost UK Renewable Energy To New Record

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:10:58 +0000

Wind power accounted for 20% of the UK’s electricity in the third quarter. Renewable biomass plants made up 12% of the energy system while solar panels contributed 6%

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Final Turbines Installed At Taiwanese 120 Megawatt Formosa 1 Phase 2 Offshore Wind Farm

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 20:40:08 +0000

Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted announced last week that the final wind turbine had been installed at the 120 megawatt (MW) Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm off the coast of Taiwan — the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in Taiwan. 

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Equinor To Proceed With 88 Megawatt Hywind Tampen Offshore Wind Farm

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Mon, 14 Oct 2019 18:30:05 +0000

Norwegian energy company Equinor has confirmed Final Investment Decision on the 88 megawatt (MW) Hywind Tampen offshore wind farm development which, when completed, will supply power to oil and gas platforms in the Norwegian Sea. 

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Ørsted Finally Completes Divestment Of Danish Utility Unit

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 17:23:27 +0000

Danish offshore wind giant and power company Ørsted has finally completed the long-awaited divestment of its Danish power distribution, residential customer, and City Light businesses to customer-owned Danish energy company SEAS-NVE for a price of DKK 21.3 billion (US$3.14 billion). 

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Solar To Headline Double-Digit Renewable Power Capacity Growth In 2019

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 15:23:06 +0000

Global capacity additions of renewable power are expected to bounce back with double-digit growth in 2019, according to the International Energy Agency, led by a resurgent performance from the solar PV industry which is expected to see growth of over 17% and capacity of 115 gigawatts (GW) by year’s end. 

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Ørsted’s Taiwanese Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm Generates First Power

Credit to Author: Joshua S Hill| Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2019 15:45:46 +0000

The second phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm off the coast of Taiwan has generated its first power, according to developer Ørsted, with six of the eventual twenty wind turbines beginning to generate power in early September

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China Is Doing A Lot Better On Climate Action Than Most People Realize

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 20:15:51 +0000

While a lot of fingers are being pointed at China by people committed to both inaction and action in North America, the actual climate story in China is much different than most people realize

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Adventures In Anti-Renewables PR: North Carolina Duke Energy Solar Edition

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sat, 14 Sep 2019 01:00:49 +0000

A North State Journal article on Duke Energy and solar was an anti-renewables PR hit piece funded by anti-renewables fossil fuel industry money in an outlet that is a right-wing broadsheet that pretends to have journalist standards. Yet it pretended to be otherwise. That’s the anti-renewables disinformation campaign in a nutshell

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