Biden Administration launching offshore wind offensive

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The Biden Administration announced a series of measures to support rapid offshore wind deployment, including designation of a new wind energy area and targeting the deployment of 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030. New Wind Energy Area. The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is announcing a new priority Wind Energy Area in the New York Bight—an area of shallow waters between Long Island and the New Jersey coast.

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Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy investing €120M over 5 years to develop fully integrated offshore wind-to-hydrogen system

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Siemens Gamesa and Siemens Energy are joining forces to develop an innovative solution that fully integrates an electrolyzer into an offshore wind turbine as a single synchronized system to produce green hydrogen directly. Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Power Generation Power-to-Gas Wind

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bp & Ørsted to produce green H2 at Lingen refinery; industrial-scale electrolyzer powered by offshore wind

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wind farm in the North Sea and the hydrogen produced will be used in the refinery.?. —Martin Neubert, executive vice president and CEO of offshore wind, Ørsted. ??. Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Power Generation Wind

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Jumbo completes transportation part of its largest job: T&I for Yunlin offshore wind

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Representing a significant milestone in the largest job in its history, Jumbo has completed the transportation element of its Transport & Installation contract for the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The transport of the offshore wind substructures is now completed.

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MOL joins “Wind Hunter Project” for combination of sails and fuel cells on ships

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MOL) has joined a wide-ranging corporate-academic partnership in a zero-emission initiative called the “Wind Hunter Project,” seeking new applications for hydrogen fuel and wind power. MOL is currently working on the “Wind Challenger Project” to develop sailing technology.

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Gigastack renewable hydrogen from offshore wind project advances to next phase; 100MW electrolyzer system

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The Gigastack project, led by ITM Power, Ørsted, Phillips 66 Limited and Element Energy, will show how renewable hydrogen derived from offshore wind can support the UK’s 2050 net-zero greenhouse gas emission target. We’ve seen this happen in offshore wind. The UK has awarded £7.5

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Feature: Wind-Powered Cars: Are They Possible?

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However, some automakers are exploring different forms of green energy—specifically, wind. Are wind-powered cars a possibility, or are they something that’s likely to stay in the realm of science fiction? The Potential of Wind Power. The Toyota Mirai can run on wind-power.

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Shearwater Energy developing SMR wind-hybrid energy project; selects NuScale Power

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a United Kingdom-based hybrid clean energy company, is developing a wind-SMR (Small Modular Reactor) and hydrogen production hybrid energy project in North Wales. Under the MOU, Shearwater and NuScale will generally explore opportunities for the combined generation of nuclear power based on NuScale’s SMR technology, offshore wind energy and hydrogen production at sites in the UK, with a flagship opportunity being explored at Wylfa on Anglesey. Shearwater Energy Ltd.,

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Mercedes-Benz to source CO2-free electricity in Germany from solar, wind and hydropower from 2022 onwards

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The CO 2 -free electricity from solar, wind and hydro sources is generated in various power plants, most of which are located in Germany. These include a part of a solar park with the size of 60 football pitches near Ingolstadt and 24 wind farms with a total of more than 200 wind turbines.

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Cargill and BAR Technologies bringing wind propulsion to bulk cargo ships

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Cargill and BAR Technologies have embarked on a strategic project with naval architect Deltamarin to bring cutting edge wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping. The project will see BAR Technology’s WindWings—large, solid wing sails that measure up to 45 meters in height—fitted to the deck of bulk cargo ships to harness the power of the wind and reduce CO 2 emissions by as much as 30%. Emissions Fuel Efficiency Ports and Marine Wind

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Successful demonstration of FlexMethanol conversion of wind power to methanol

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In Germany, BSE Engineering and the Institute for Renewable Energy Systems at Stralsund University of Applied Sciences (IRES) have demonstrated the conversion of wind power into renewable methanol.

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Finding Homes for Wind and Solar

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When you fly into Maui, at some point on the approach to Kahului airport … Continue Reading Finding Homes for Wind and Solar. To site new generation we must develop inclusive processes that don’t just reward the most influential.

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GE lands ‘largest combined onshore wind project’ in its history


GE Renewable Energy has made an agreement with Chicago-based Invenergy, a global clean energy developer and operator, to provide wind turbines for the 1.48 gigawatt North Central Wind Energy Facilities in Oklahoma.

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Carbon Clean and Liquid Wind partner on eMethanol production for marine fuel

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Carbon Clean, a developer of low-cost carbon capture technology, has entered into an agreement with power-to-fuels developer Liquid Wind. Within the Liquid Wind facility, the CO 2 will then be combined with renewable hydrogen to form the carbon-neutral liquid fuel, eMethanol. By accelerating access to liquid carbon-neutral fuel the Liquid Wind consortium will enable carbon-neutral shipping, thereby accelerating the sector’s emission reductions.

EGEB: First major US offshore wind farm set to be approved today


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The Biden administration is set to approve Vineyard Wind 1, the first major offshore wind farm in federal waters. The IEA raises its forecast for global wind and solar growth by another 25% compared to six months ago.

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Fraunhofer researchers develop technique to produce aluminum windings for motors

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Researchers at Fraunhofer IFAM have developed a casting technique that can be used to produce lightweight aluminum windings with a higher groove fill factor to replace copper windings in electric motors. In one study, they found that the aluminum coils increase the continuous output of the electrical machines compared to the copper windings, reduce the operating temperature and at the same time save weight and raw material costs.

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Coal is losing the price war to wind and solar faster than anticipated


The costs of most existing coal-fired power plants in the US are now more expensive than the total costs of wind and solar as a result of their plunging costs, according to a new study.

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Ørsted and partners secure funding for H2RES project; offshore wind power to produce renewable hydrogen for road transport

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The plant will use electricity from offshore wind turbines to produce renewable hydrogen for buses, trucks and potentially taxis. Electrolysis can be run flexibly, thereby helping to ensure flexible use of the fluctuating power production from the offshore wind turbines.

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Harvard team finds large-scale US wind power would cause warming that would take roughly a century to offset

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Extracting energy from the wind causes climatic impacts that are small compared to current projections of 21 st century warming, but large compared to the effect of reducing US electricity emissions to zero with solar. In the journal Joule , Harvard researchers report the most accurate modelling yet of how increasing wind power would affect climate. They find that large-scale wind power generation would warm the Continental United States 0.24 Lifecycle analysis Wind

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Mercedes-Benz Cars plants to source electricity from German wind farms

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Mercedes-Benz Cars has entered into a power purchase agreement with Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, enabling Mercedes-Benz Cars to source electricity directly from wind farms in Germany, whose subsidies from the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) expire after 2020. Norwegian energy provider Statkraft supplies the renewable energy from six community-owned wind farms. Thus far, the EEG guaranteed the wind farm operators a fixed subsidized rate for the electricity.

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EGEB: Vertical turbines could be the future of wind energy


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Oxford Brookes University researchers think wind turbines should be vertical. more… The post EGEB: Vertical turbines could be the future of wind energy appeared first on Electrek.

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Ulstein introduces second hydrogen vessel design: J102 hydrogen hybrid wind turbine installation vessel

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The ULSTEIN J102 zero emission wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), can operate 75% of the time in zero emission mode. Ulstein has introduced its second hydrogen hybrid vessel design for the offshore industry.

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EGEB: Texas wind power smashes records in March


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Texas wind power topped 10.4 more… The post EGEB: Texas wind power smashes records in March appeared first on Electrek. million MWh in March – 2 million MWh above its previous high.

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Naturgy and Enagás studying production of green hydrogen from 350 MW of wind power in Asturias

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Naturgy and Enagás are studying the production of green hydrogen from a 250MW floating offshore wind farm and another 100MW onshore wind farm in Asturias (Spain) for industrial consumption in this Autonomous Region. Specifically, the project envisages developing an electrolysis and renewable energy plant with the construction of an onshore and an offshore wind farm on the coast of Asturias.

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Biden administration launches major US offshore wind push


The White House today announced an ambitious plan to expand offshore wind farms along the US East Coast. more… The post Biden administration launches major US offshore wind push appeared first on Electrek.

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EGEB: The world’s most powerful wind turbine passes the typhoon test


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines are awarded typhoon certification. more… The post EGEB: The world’s most powerful wind turbine passes the typhoon test appeared first on Electrek.

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Enel launches five new US wind, solar, and hybrid projects in three states


The new wind, solar, and hybrid projects announced today represent more than 1.5 more… The post Enel launches five new US wind, solar, and hybrid projects in three states appeared first on Electrek.

A Scottish university finds new life for old wind turbine blades


A team at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow has figured out how to recycle glass-reinforced polymer composites (GRP) that are used in wind turbine blades. This plan could potentially prevent a huge number of wind turbine blades from ending up in garbage dumps.

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EGEB: Anglers say US offshore wind farm benefits fishing


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): A new study finds that anglers see Block Island wind farm as an enhanced fishing destination. more… The post EGEB: Anglers say US offshore wind farm benefits fishing appeared first on Electrek.

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Wind-powered transatlantic car carrier could cut carbon emissions by 90%

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Oceanbird is a proposed a 35,000-ton, 650-foot, transoceanic car carrier, powered mostly by wind, that can reduce carbon emissions by a claimed 90% compared to a conventional ship.

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EGEB: Ireland to build the Atlantic’s first floating offshore wind farm


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Ireland’s Moneypoint coal station will become a green energy hub that includes a floating offshore wind farm. more… The post EGEB: Ireland to build the Atlantic’s first floating offshore wind farm appeared first on Electrek.

BP selects Tesla batteries for pilot storage project at US wind farm

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BP Wind Energy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Rolling Thunder I Power Partners LLC, has signed a purchase agreement to install a high-storage battery at its Titan 1 Wind Farm in South Dakota. The project is the first of its kind in BP’s US-operated wind business and a potential step forward in the performance and reliability of wind energy. Situated on 7,500 acres in Hand County, Titan 1 Wind Farm is wholly owned and operated by BP Wind Energy.

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Blowing away dirty energy: Wind to pass hydro as top renewable in 2019

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electric grid has been getting gradually greener as utilities replace coal fired powerplants with primarily wind and natural gas. renewable energy wind energyFor electric-car drivers looking to emit less pollution as the drive, 2019 could be a banner year. The U.S. That trend is due to reach a tipping point in 2019, according to numbers by the Energy Information Agency at.

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Ørsted is first in US to operate solar, wind, and storage at utility scale


more… The post Ørsted is first in US to operate solar, wind, and storage at utility scale appeared first on Electrek. Danish clean energy giant Ørsted has just completed its very first utility-scale solar plus battery storage project, and it’s in the US.

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Bloomberg NEF forecasts falling battery prices enabling surge in wind and solar to 50% of global generation by 2050

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Wind and solar power generation will surge to almost 50% of world generation by 2050 (“50 by 50”), supported by precipitous reductions in cost, and the advent of cheaper and cheaper batteries that will enable electricity to be stored and discharged to meet shifts in demand and supply, according to the new annual Bloomberg NEF New Energy Outlook (NEO) 2018. trillion of that going to wind and solar and a further $1.5 Batteries Coal Emissions Forecasts Power Generation Solar Wind

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EGEB: A 24-year-old Dutch wind farm is being decommissioned. Here’s what’s next


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The first-generation Irene Vorrink wind farm is coming down. more… The post EGEB: A 24-year-old Dutch wind farm is being decommissioned.

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Viking Grace LNG ferry to install rotor sail; first LNG/wind electric propulsion hybrid ship

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a provider of low- maintenance, software-operated, and data-verified auxiliary wind propulsion systems, signed an agreement with Finnish shipping company Viking Line to install its Rotor Sail Solution onboard the M/S Viking Grace , an LNG-fueled cruise ferry. Viking Grace is set to be retrofitted with one medium-sized Norsepower Rotor Sail unit that is 24m in height and 4m in diameter, making it the first LNG/wind electric propulsion hybrid ship. Norsepower Oy Ltd.,

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EGEB: The Netherlands’ first large-scale offshore wind farm is getting a revamp


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The 15-year-old Egmond aan Zee offshore wind farm in the North Sea will be refurbished. more… The post EGEB: The Netherlands’ first large-scale offshore wind farm is getting a revamp appeared first on Electrek.

Powerline approval could bring EV drivers more wind power

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renewable energy wind energyIn the efforts of Green New Deal and electric car advocates, a new permit for power transmission lines may knock down one of the biggest hurdles to bringing more renewable power to electric cars. Last week, a major new power transmission line from Wyoming to the Hoover Dam won final approval from Wyoming, the last of the states it traverses to.

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Wind energy capacity in Europe now exceeds total coal output

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While homeowners are more familiar with photovoltaic solar panels, large-scale wind power is an increasingly important part of the growth in renewable energy. For the first time, the total installed capacity of wind energy in Europe now exceeds the total output of electric powerplants fueled with coal. Europe renewable energy energy wind energy fossil fuels

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Wärtsilä and partners to cooperate in wind-to-hydrogen-to-electricity project; other power-to-X fuels

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EPV has already invested significantly in wind power and will continue to do so in the future. When wind power production exceeds demand, we need to store the electricity for later use at a convenient point of time. Wärtsilä Finland, the energy companies Vaasan Sähkö and EPV Energia, and the City of Vaasa, Finland have signed a letter of intent to cooperate in a project aimed at utilizing emissions-free hydrogen in power generation, industry and transportation applications.

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Volkswagen inaugurates new Wind Tunnel Efficiency Center: heat, cold and wind speeds up to 155 mph

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The Volkswagen brand opened a new Wind Tunnel Efficiency Center in Wolfsburg, which is one of the most modern and efficient in the industry. Vehicles can be tested at wind speeds of up to 250 km/h (155 mph), simulating real traffic conditions with a view to reducing drag, fuel consumption and emissions. The diameter of the fan of the new aerodynamic/aeroacoustic wind tunnel is eight meters.

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Hyundai Autron and Wind River to develop next-generation autonomous driving platform

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Hyundai Autron, a Hyundai Motor Group company, and Wind River signed a partnership to develop an autonomous driving and connectivity software platform to power next-generation automobiles. US-based Wind River is the global leader in embedded and Internet of Things (IoT) software. With Hyundai Autron and Wind River working closely together, our safety-focused Adaptive AUTOSAR platform can be a core technology to help drive future intelligent automobiles.

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