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Rampion Offshore Wind Farm receives green light with £1.3bn investment

Energy firm E.ON confirmed it will invest in and build the £1.3bn Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, which will be situated 13km off the Sussex coast. 471 more words

Offshore

Government urged to back plans for windfarm off the coast of Peterhead

The Scottish Government is being urged to back plans for a ground-breaking floating wind farm project hailed as the future of renewable energy.

Norwegian firm Statoil is spearheading the Hywind pilot programme and wants to instal five 600ft turbines 13 nautical miles off the coast of Peterhead. 392 more words

Renewable Energy

1st U.S. offshore wind farm to create 300 construction jobs

  • The first U.S. offshore wind farm could create 300 construction jobs in Rhode Island when construction begins this summer, state officials said at a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday.
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America's first offshore windfarm set for construction this summer

Image Credit: Global Warming Images/REX

Hopes that the US could finally build its first commercial offshore wind farm have grown after Deepwater Wind secured $290m financing for a scheme off Rhode Island. 186 more words

Environment

SHARK WEEK: 4 Times Energy Production Intersected With Sharks

In the spirit of shark week, here are 4 (and a half) times sharks and energy production have converged.

1. SHARKS KILL OFF AN OFFSHORE WIND FARM: … 462 more words

ANLYSIS OF A PMSG BASED OFFSHORE WIND FARM FED TO A ONSHORE GRID THROUGH HYBRID HVDC SYSTEM

Offshore Wind energy has huge potential to become major source of renewable energy for the modern world. For integrating
wind farms to onshore AC grid Hybrid HVDC transmission systems have several advantages over conventional HVDC. 78 more words