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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Maryland’s Skipjack Wind 1 offshore wind farm leaps forward with a $20M facility

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Ørsted’s Skipjack Wind 1 will be a 120-megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm in Maryland that will power 40,000 homes once it goes live in the second half of 2026.

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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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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EGEB: It gets real – Vineyard Wind orders its Haliade-X wind turbines

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): The US’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm orders 62 13 MW wind turbines. more… The post EGEB: It gets real – Vineyard Wind orders its Haliade-X wind turbines appeared first on Electrek.

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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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EDP, TechnipFMC and partners to develop a concept study for green hydrogen production from offshore wind: BEHYOND

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coordinator and the entity responsible for the implementation of several phases: the strategic evaluation of the offshore wind-to-hydrogen market; the definition of viable business cases; and the technology roadmap to reach commercial maturity. Emissions Hydrogen Hydrogen Production Wind

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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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Liquid Wind selects Worley to design first eMethanol plant

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The Liquid Wind consortium in Sweden has selected Worley to provide basic engineering services for one of the world’s first commercial-scale eMethanol facilities.

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Shine, A Portable Wind Turbine For Adventurers, Launches On Kickstarter

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Courtesy of Aurea Technologies Recharge your electronics with the turbine that puts wind power in your backpack. The post Shine, A Portable Wind Turbine For Adventurers, Launches On Kickstarter appeared first on EV Obsession.

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BASF and RWE proposing 2GW offshore wind farm for green electricity and hydrogen for chemical industry

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The 2GW wind farm will produce around 7,500 GWh of green electricity per year This would be in addition to the planned 20 GW by 2030 in existing legislation. RWE will develop, build and operate the wind park. No public subsidies would be needed for the construction of the wind farm.

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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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ExOne collaborates with Maxxwell Motors on development of 3D-printed copper windings for axial flux electric motors

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ExOne and Maxxwell Motors have successfully binder jet 3D printed a high-efficiency copper e-winding design for an electric motor without rare-earth magnets.

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EGEB: Ireland launches its first offshore wind auction

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Ireland opens a consultation of its first offshore wind auction. more… The post EGEB: Ireland launches its first offshore wind auction appeared first on Electrek.

Enviva and MOL to develop sail-powered bulk carrier to cut GHG emissions in biomass supply chain; Wind Challenger hard sail

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This will include the “Wind Challenger”, a cargo ship design with a hard sail, which would reduce emissions by harnessing wind energy. MOL has been jointly studying the wind technology with cross-industrial partners. The first Wind Challenger is scheduled to be released in 2022.

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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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Liquid Wind raises €4M in equity to produce eFuel

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Liquid Wind has closed its Series A funding round, securing €4M in equity investment. The investment will be used for the development of Liquid Wind’s first eMethanol production facility, and support plans for further facilities. A Power-to-Fuel company, Liquid Wind will develop and finance facilities to produce carbon-neutral liquid fuel, eMethanol. Liquid Wind is currently developing its first eMethanol facility, which will be located in Örnsköldsvik, in north-east Sweden.

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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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A Chinese company is building a colossal 16 MW offshore wind turbine

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Zhongshan, China-headquartered MingYang Smart Energy is in the process of building the largest offshore wind turbine yet: the MySE 16.0-242 wind turbine. more… The post A Chinese company is building a colossal 16 MW offshore wind turbine appeared first on Electrek.

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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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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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EGEB: Nordex unveils a 6 MW onshore wind turbine

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): German wind turbine maker Nordex unveils its first 6 MW onshore turbine. more… The post EGEB: Nordex unveils a 6 MW onshore wind turbine appeared first on Electrek.

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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: Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm is inaugurated

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Denmark’s and Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm was inaugurated yesterday. more… The post EGEB: Scandinavia’s largest offshore wind farm is inaugurated appeared first on Electrek.

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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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South America’s largest wind farm starts commercial operations

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The Rome-headquartered Enel Group’s Brazilian renewable energy subsidiary, Enel Green Power Brasil Participações Ltda, has started commercial operations of the 716 MW Lagoa dos Ventos I and II wind farm in Brazil.

Almost the entire US coastline could now host offshore wind farms

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US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland yesterday unveiled the path forward for future offshore wind leases. The Biden-Harris administration’s goal is to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind energy by 2030.

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EGEB: Maryland offshore wind plans make a great leap forward

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Baltimore-based US Wind announces a new offshore wind farm and other major developments. more… The post EGEB: Maryland offshore wind plans make a great leap forward appeared first on Electrek.

EGEB: Sweden’s Vattenfall commits to wind turbine blade landfill ban

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Vattenfall says it will recycle all of its wind turbine blades by 2030. more… The post EGEB: Sweden’s Vattenfall commits to wind turbine blade landfill ban appeared first on Electrek.

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GE’s huge Haliade-X 14 MW offshore wind turbine is now operational

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GE Renewable Energy today announced that its Haliade-X offshore wind turbine prototype is now running at 14 megawatts in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. This means that GE Renewable Energy is now the first to operate a wind turbine at a power output this 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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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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GE lands ‘largest combined onshore wind project’ in its history

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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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US senators announce offshore wind manufacturing tax credit bill

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Senators Cory Booker (D-NJ), Ed Markey (D-MA), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) today announced the Offshore Wind American Manufacturing Act, which would drive domestic manufacturing and offshore wind deployment.

EGEB: Hitachi ABB debuts power products for floating offshore wind

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Hitachi ABB Power Grids launches transformer products for offshore floating wind farms. Turbine installation is complete at Denmark’s largest wind farm, the offshore Kriegers Flak.

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Siemens Gamesa claims world’s first recyclable offshore wind turbine blade

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Siemens Gamesa has launched what it claims is the world’s first recyclable offshore wind turbine blade. more… The post Siemens Gamesa claims world’s first recyclable offshore wind turbine blade appeared first on Electrek.

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Missouri’s largest wind farm is shut off at night to protect bats – is this overkill?

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Missouri’s largest wind farm has been switching off at night since April 19 to avoid killing endangered and threatened bats. more… The post Missouri’s largest wind farm is shut off at night to protect bats – is this overkill?

EGEB: This floating wind platform with tilted towers earns a European patent

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Hexicon’s tilted towers floating wind power platform earns a European patent. more… The post EGEB: This floating wind platform with tilted towers earns a European patent appeared first on Electrek.

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EGEB: North Carolina sets first-ever targets for offshore wind

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): North Carolina’s governor issued an executive order that sets the state’s first-ever offshore wind targets. more… The post EGEB: North Carolina sets first-ever targets for offshore wind appeared first on Electrek.

EGEB: Kansas’s first big wind farm turns 20. Here’s how it’s going

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Gray County Wind Farm in Kansas is celebrating its 20th birthday. more… The post EGEB: Kansas’s first big wind farm turns 20.

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EGEB: Midwestern states now lead the US in wind capacity

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In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Wind capacity has grown rapidly in the US in the last decade, and most of it is in the Midwest. more… The post EGEB: Midwestern states now lead the US in wind capacity appeared first on Electrek.

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