offshore wind farms

Mexican Multinational Laboratory Sandia Labs Reimagines Wind Turbine Designs

Brandon Ennis, the technical lead for offshore wind at Sandia National Laboratories has claimed to have designed a new concept that looks to change in the installations of turbines in the offshore wind farms. Sandia Labs is a multinational laboratory based in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Sandia Labs had filed for the patent for the design […]

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Iberdrola Commissions Europe’s Largest Solar Plant With 590 MW Capacity

The 590 MW “Francisco Pizarro” PV project in Extremadura, southwest Spain, the biggest solar facility in Europe, has been put into operation by Spanish energy company Iberdrola. This is the largest solar plant installation to be ever built by Iberdrola. The €300 million ($310 million) project is situated between the Cáceres communities of Torrecillas de […]

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Intrakat Collaborates With Parkwind To Develop Offshore Wind Energy In Greece

A new partnership has been announced between Belgium based Parkwind and Greece’s Intrakat to jointly develop offshore wind opportunities in Greek waters.  Bringing offshore development experience and a deep knowledge, the two companies bring forward complementary competences in offshore development and local infrastructure experience. François Van Leeuw, co-CEO, Parkwind, said, “With a partner like Intrakat, […]

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Norwegian Prime Minister Revises Offshore Wind Ambitions

Norway may see its first commercial scale offshore wind farm coming up in coming years as Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Store has declared that Norway will be allocating 30 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2040. The announcement means that Norway will be producing wind energy equal to actual energy consumption by Norway in […]

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Denmark to build energy islands for greater supply of renewable energy

Denmark is mulling to build two energy islands that can supply renewable energy produced offshore sources to the domestic market of Denmark and other countries of Europe. Minister of Climate, Energy, and Utilities of Denmark, Dan Jorgensen has recently said that Denmark and the rest of Europe must get rid of Russian fossil and for […]

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After Becoming EV Nation, Norway Seeks Battery Recycling Crown

Norway, a country of barely 5.4 million citizens, has shown a commitment to EVs that is quite simply, unmatched in the developing world. It was the country with the most electric vehicles per person in January last year. The European nation has been a frontrunner in the world EV market right through 2021. Even in […]

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WPD Eyes 1.9GW Offshore Wind Projects in Black Sea, Romania

German company WPD has applied to develop two offshore wind farms in the Black Sea off the Romanian coast. The total proposed capacity of the projects is 1.9GW. Two separate companies have been established, namely, the Black Sea 1 (with a capacity of 500MW) and the Black Sea 2 (with capacity up to 1.4GW), said […]

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Japanese Firm to Build World’s 1st Power Transfer Vessel

PowerX, a Japanese company, plans to innovate power storage and transmission by developing an automated Power Transfer Vessel to carry electricity from offshore wind farms to shore. The very first model of such vessels is “Power ARK 100” – a 100TEU trimaran specially designed for transferring renewable energy in Japan’s coastal waters. The company also […]

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Iberdrola Prequalifies for France’s Next Offshore Wind Capacity Auction

Iberdrola has been pre-qualified for the next offshore wind capacity tender in France, the Normandy offshore wind farm in the English Channel, with a capacity between 900 and 1,050 MW. The company will now enter the competitive dialogue phase, during which the details of the project will be discussed with the French government before preparing […]

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