US bill targets 25GW of offshore wind by 2030

US bill targets 25GW of offshore wind by 2030

First national US target for offshore wind energy production set at 12.5GW by 2025 and 25GW by 2030 as Democrats push for change in the final weeks of the presidential election.Democrats have introduced legislation in the House of Representatives that...

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Negative Power pricing Peaks in Europe During Coronavirus

Negative Power pricing Peaks in Europe During Coronavirus

Negative power prices have been increasingly common in Europe during the first nine months of the year, with wind-heavy markets especially vulnerable, according to new analysis European countries on average saw negative day-ahead prices 0.8% of the time, which is...

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Why Half of Oil and Gas Workers are looking to Offshore Wind

Why Half of Oil and Gas Workers are looking to Offshore Wind

Four out of five UK oil and gas workers want to quit the fossil fuel industry, with a majority favouring a move to offshore wind and renewables, according to a new survey. Campaigners Platform, Friends of the Earth Scotland and Greenpeace UK found 81% of workers they...

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Vestas enters Colombia with 20MW Οrder

Vestas enters Colombia with 20MW Οrder

Vestas will supply ten V100-2.0MW turbines for a 20MW wind farm being developed by infrastructure firm Elecnor and energy company Isagen – its first turbine order in Colombia. It will also provide operation and maintenance services at the 20MW Guajira I wind farm for...

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BP Maps Global Shift from Fossil fuels to Renewables

BP Maps Global Shift from Fossil fuels to Renewables

Oil demand may have already peaked as it is replaced by fast-growing renewable energy sources such as wind and solar PV, according to oil and gas major BP. Demand for oil may never fully recover after the coronavirus pandemic and may begin falling in absolute terms...

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Latest Offshore Technology to be tested on Former Coal Site

Latest Offshore Technology to be tested on Former Coal Site

The new ORE Catapult demonstrator project will be built over the former Blyth power station Northumberland, northern England, as part of a £30 million energy park, dubbed Energy Central. Run by ORE Catapult, the project will host one large prototype turbine at a time...

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