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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POWER Notebook: Wind Project Will Use Oyster Creek Nuclear Site; Other Solar, Wind Farms Announced

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:08:44 +0000

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Ocean Wind Gets NJ BPU Backing for Oyster Creek Wind Project. Ocean Wind LLC this month received support from New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to develop a wind project with both offshore and onshore components, with a connection to the grid at the site of the former Oyster Creek nuclear station. Ocean Wind, […]

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GE Is Speeding Massive Offshore Wind Turbine to Market

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:40:06 +0000

GE Renewable Energy’s mammoth offshore wind 12-MW Haliade-X  turbine is on track for an accelerated commercial launch in 2021, the company said as it unveiled the turbine’s first manufactured components on July 22. Haliade-X features a 220-meter (m) rotor and a 107-m blade designed by GE subsidiary LM Wind Power. The turbine design also includes […]

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New York Enacts 100% Clean Energy Law, Secures 1.7 GW of Offshore Wind

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 11:15:53 +0000

New York on July 18 enacted the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA),  law that requires the state to produce 100% of its power from renewables and nuclear by 2040. The legislation includes agreements to build two offshore wind projects worth a combined 1.7 GW by 2025, the single largest renewable energy procurement in […]

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New Jersey’s First Offshore Wind Farm Will Be a Mammoth 1.1-GW Ørsted Project

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Sat, 22 Jun 2019 13:44:45 +0000

Danish renewables firm Ørsted’s 1.1-GW Ocean Wind project is the winner of New Jersey’s first award for offshore wind, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) said on June 21.  Ørsted, with support from Public Service Enterprise Group’s (PSEG’s) non-utility affiliate, vied for the award with two other offshore wind developers that submitted bids […]

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GE Gains Vattenfall’s Backing for Massive 12-MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 12:46:03 +0000

Swedish utility Vattenfall will take up deployment of the massive 12-MW Haliade-X offshore wind turbine in Europe, marking a major milestone for GE Renewable Energy’s effort to boost sales of the largest turbine currently on the market.  The two companies agreed to cooperate after a year of “intensive exchanges during which Vattenfall conducted an in-depth […]

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Japanese Conglomerates Rejigger Power Sector Strategies

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2019 12:30:56 +0000

Hitachi and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), two giant Japanese companies with substantial stakes in the world’s power sector, are separately rethinking future business directions as sizable disruptions shake up prospects for traditional market growth. In recent months, Hitachi refined its business model to prepare it for explosive demand in  digitalization solutions, focusing heavily on grid […]

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New York Latest State to Set 100% Carbon-Free Goal, with Increased Renewables

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:19:26 +0000

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is continuing his push for renewable energy in the state, as the governor on Jan. 15 announced an initiative for New York to achieve 100% carbon-free power generation by 2040. Cuomo’s “Green New Deal,” part of his 2019 Justice Agenda and as part of the state budget, calls for […]

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New York Latest State to Set 100% Renewables Goal

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:19:26 +0000

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) is continuing his push for renewable energy in the state, as the governor on Jan. 15 announced an initiative for New York to achieve 100% carbon-free power generation by 2040. Cuomo’s “Green New Deal,” part of his 2019 Justice Agenda and as part of the state budget, calls for […]

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