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Wind industry aims to provide a third of Japan's power by 2050

Reuters 29 May 2023
As of end-2022, Japan's less than 5 GW of installed wind power capacity included only 0.14 GW offshore. The government last year had to suspend the process of selecting developers for windfarm projects for nine months while it revised bidding rules to address business criticism they lacked clarity ... Our Standards ... Read Next. article with gallery.
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Electronic Fuel Consumption Monitoring and Optimization for offshore vessels

Seatrade Maritime News 29 May 2023
This growth is driven by the positive world energy outlook and the fast development of the alternative offshore energies fields like the windfarms. Saving energy during the lifecycle of an oil/gas field or a windfarm is an increasing concern. Not only because it reduces the OPEX, but also because it reduces the overall project environmental impact ... .
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The seven times Muscat’s legacy has caught up with Robert Abela

Independent Online 28 May 2023
It was reported by Reuters in June 2020 that 17 Black – the Dubai company belonging to Yorgen Fenech, who stands charged with being a mastermind in the assassination of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia – made a profit of €4.6m from Enemalta's purchase of the windfarm project.
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SunZia wind power line in New Mexico approved by feds. Construction starts this summer

La Cruces Sun-News 23 May 2023
The SunZia Transmission project will send up to 3,000 megawatts of electricity generated by a windfarm in southern New Mexico to western markets ... .
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Rishi Sunak arrives in Japan to announce defence pact

The Observer 18 May 2023
On Thursday, Sunak also visited a naval base and then hosted a UK business summit in Tokyo for Japanese corporations including Toshiba, Sumitomo and Mitsubishi, claiming they are committing £18bn of investment to the UK in windfarms, property and other projects.
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UK ministers urged to intervene if Australian bank takes 100% of gas business

The Observer 14 May 2023
The Guardian understands a clause in that deal allows the consortium first refusal to snap up the remaining 40% from this summer ... Macquarie owns a string of UK infrastructure assets including the gas network Cadent, Glasgow and Southampton airports, and several windfarm projects along the east and north-west coasts of England ... Free daily newsletter ... .
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Wind farms 'a win' for environmentalists, but concerns over marine wildlife

RTE 12 May 2023
These wind turbines are the first, and still the only, operational offshore windfarm in Ireland. Now four more projects, three off the east coast and one off the coast of Galway, have been given the go-ahead to apply for planning permission ... around where we build the windfarms.
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Eirgrid to announce results of electricity auction

RTE 11 May 2023
Eirgrid will announce the results of the country's first auction for the generation of electricity from offshore windfarms later today ... Some of the windfarm projects which have bid for these contracts to generate electricity off the Irish coast have been in development since the 1990’s.
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Concerns over impact of wind farms on marine wildlife

RTE 11 May 2023
These wind turbines are the first, and still the only, operational offshore windfarm in Ireland. Now four more projects, three off the east coast and one off the coast of Galway, have been given the go-ahead to apply for planning permission ... around where we build the windfarms.
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‘Lack of vision’: UK green energy projects in limbo as grid struggles to keep pace

The Observer 08 May 2023
Windfarms, solar arrays, and battery projects are stuck in gridlock for up to 15 years as the UK’s electricity grid struggles to keep pace with the appetite for more clean energy – including a car factory being forced to wait until 2037 ... Many are speculative applications from projects that are unlikely to move ahead.
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UK solar energy firm offers ‘shared’ scheme that could save £200 a year

The Observer 07 May 2023
Once up and running in the summer of 2024, the project, which is being built by one of the world’s largest independent renewable energy companies, RES, will produce enough electricity to power 14,000 homes across Britain ... We hope as many as possible become part of this pioneering project.” ... The latest project is Ripple’s first solar park.
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Banking firm that owns Southern Water posts record profits

The Observer 05 May 2023
Macquarie, which owns a string of UK infrastructure assets, recorded an annual net profit of A$5.18bn (£2.8bn), up 10% on the previous year ... Read more ... In the UK its interests include Southern Water, the gas network Cadent, Southampton and Glasgow airports, and several windfarm projects along the east and north-west coasts of England ... .
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Offshore windfarms: Why ordinary Belgians, but few Scots, will reap huge rewards from offshore wind ...

The Scotsman 04 May 2023
The Belgian government has just agreed to encourage citizens’ co-operatives to have a stake in major offshore windfarm projects. In Scotland, communities are already losing out ....
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Manawa Energy may build wind farm to power 100,000 homes

RNZ 02 May 2023
"Finding a project like that has all the right attributes across transmission, resource, communities, stakeholders including DOC and iwi, is actually quite challenging, so it is another wind farm but there's a relatively small pool of sites in the right parts of the country that can be delivered at the scale of this project.".
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Nest western: UK’s vulnerable kittiwakes flock to bird hotels

The Observer 28 Apr 2023
... because of climate change, limited prey due to the overfishing of sand eels in some areas, and the building of more offshore windfarms ... The Lowestoft project was commissioned by the energy companies Vattenfall and ScottishPower to mitigate the impact of planned offshore windfarms.

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