Green Hydrogen To Rescue “Stranded” Offshore Wind Resources

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2024 16:10:24 +0000

Offshore wind farms don’t require an onshore grid connection, if they can produce green hydrogen efficiently and economically.

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One City, Two Offshore Wind Hubs, 9000 Megawatts

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2024 19:19:25 +0000

The City that Never Sleeps will host two key offshore wind farm construction hubs, aiming at 9,000 gigawatts and beyond.

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New Report Breaks Down State-Level Renewable Energy Siting Policies & Permitting Authorities Across the USA

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 18 Jun 2024 10:45:26 +0000

State and/or local government involvement in renewable energy development varies widely across the United States. A new report funded by DOE, in collaboration with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Regulatory Assistance Project, Clean Air Task Force, and others, inventories and simplifies the complex state-level policies of all 50 states, plus … [continued]

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Vattenfall & Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Awarded IJmuiden Ver Beta 2GW Offshore Wind Farm

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2024 21:46:42 +0000

Zeevonk, a joint venture of Vattenfall and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) through its Energy Transition Fund, has been awarded a permit to build wind farm IJmuiden Ver Beta in the Netherlands. This 2 GW offshore wind project will include a 50 MWp floating offshore solar farm on site and a … [continued]

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New Steps to Advance Offshore Wind Progress in Maryland

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 07 Jun 2024 22:47:30 +0000

Memorandum of Understanding between BOEM and Maryland will strengthen efforts to meet President Biden’s historic clean energy goals ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to expand offshore wind opportunities and advance an all-of-government approach to address the climate crisis while creating good-paying jobs, the Department of the … [continued]

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How Do Wind Turbines Survive Severe Storms?

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2024 01:33:10 +0000

June starts hurricane season, an unsettling time for some people living near our nation’s shorelines. For the next 6 months, communities will be on watch for severe storms and high winds that could potentially knock out power or damage homes and businesses. Strong winds also put America’s growing fleet of … [continued]

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US Floating Offshore Wind Industry To Tackle Maine

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Wed, 29 May 2024 15:16:24 +0000

The rough-and-tumble coast of Maine is about to get a renewable energy makeover with an assist from new floating offshore wind technology.

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Another Day Another Bad Bought & Paid For Hydrogen Pipeline Report, This One From Arup

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Sun, 26 May 2024 15:16:24 +0000

One part of the weird obsession with hydrogen for energy over the past several years, especially in Europe but also in the USA, are the number of reports analyzing how and where the pipelines will go and what will be required in ports. It’s all a house of cards as … [continued]

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Seabird Study Shows How They Might One Day Share The Air With Offshore Wind Turbines

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 23 May 2024 23:26:14 +0000

Tracking how high West Coast seabirds fly will help researchers understand environmental impacts from offshore wind One day, wind turbines may float off the coasts of California and southern Oregon, providing clean, renewable energy to millions of homes. But before construction can start, researchers are studying how to minimize the … [continued]

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Roadmap Outlines Challenges and R&D Opportunities for Offshore Wind Operations & Maintenance

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Fri, 17 May 2024 03:49:16 +0000

Offshore wind exists in harsh, isolated ocean environments, presenting unique challenges for operating and maintaining wind turbines and systems. Today, WETO released a roadmap assessing current operation and maintenance practices for U.S. offshore wind farms and future challenges and needs, as well as specific recommendations for technology innovations that could help address … [continued]

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