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Windfarm project a ‘big hope in the renewable space’

The Daily Telegraph Australia 11 Aug 2022
... push to put wind turbines on Australia’s coast is an “engineering project of a massive scale”.

Climate change: Wales' ports need upgrade for bigger wind farms

BBC News 11 Aug 2022
The company's next project off north Wales, Awel y Môr, involves turbines that are 332m (1,090ft) high, and much heavier ... "We can't afford to lose that as the project is expected to create many new skilled, well paid jobs.". When Gwynt y Môr windfarm was built ...

DOZENS of mega wind turbines almost twice the size of the Sydney Harbour Bridge may ...

The Daily Mail 11 Aug 2022
Six offshore wind turbine projects have been proposed, including off the coast of Victoria's Gippsland region, Bass Strait, the NSW Hunter and Illawarra regions, and near Perth and Bunbury in WA ... the windfarms ... Fired up host of The Project slams mining giants and...

How Britain's farms are being devastated by corporate giants covering up their carbon footprint - ...

The Daily Mail 06 Aug 2022
This is on top of other environmental projects such as ‘rewilding’, which are also eating into Britain’s capacity to grow food ... In all three counties, he says, attempts are being made to cancel tenancies and take the land back for tree planting or for green initiatives such as solar panels and windfarms.

TotalEnergies, Corio Generation, Qair partner for 2 windfarms in Med. Sea

Anadolu Agency 04 Aug 2022
The consortium had previously partnered for several projects, including a 250-gigawatt floating windfarm tender in France’s South Brittany region, a 30-gigawatt Eolmed floating offshore wind pilot project in France and over 2 gigawatts of floating wind projects in South Korea, among others.

Starved for fuel and broiling in the heat, Cuba faces deepening energy crisis

Egypt Independent 24 Jul 2022
Havana, Cuba (CNN) – For Cubans, the heat is on and the power could go out any moment ... A proposed Chinese joint venture to build a windfarm has been delayed, and a British project to turn the residue of sugar cane milling into energy was hampered by the recent poor harvest, the worst in Cuba in over 100 years, Pi�on said ... ....

Joe Biden unveils $2.3bn plan to tackle extreme heat – video

The Guardian 20 Jul 2022
... speech on Wednesday at a former coal plant in Massachusetts which is now part of an offshore windfarm project.

Clean tech projects get a €1.8 billion boost through the EU Innovation Fund

Open Access Government 15 Jul 2022
With this in mind the EU is continuing to increase its funding to a select few clean-tech projects under the Innovation Fund ... 15 projects were awarded project-development assistance ... In the German part of the North Sea, a project will construct and operate an offshore windfarm, which will implement innovative solutions for turbines and hydrogen.

Price of offshore wind power falls to cheapest ever level in UK

The Observer 08 Jul 2022
Following the biggest ever UK renewables auction, the government said on Thursday the contract price for windfarms was nearly 6% lower than the previous auction, despite the rising cost of materials to build windfarms ... Since wholesale energy prices began to rocket last year, windfarms have begun paying back money to the government.

Soaring demand for electricity and coal shows why we need nuclear energy

The Hill 07 Jul 2022
The reality is that all around the world, land-use conflicts are slowing or stopping large-scale wind and solar projects ... have rejected or restricted wind projects since 2013 ... Last month, Butler County, Ohio, banned large wind and solar projects in a dozen townships in the county.

Floating windfarms could be hosted off Cornwall and Wales, crown estate says

The Observer 05 Jul 2022
Floating windfarms could be built off the coasts of Cornwall and Pembrokeshire after the Queen’s property manager identified a clutch of sites in the Celtic Sea that could host them ... The windfarms could also be co-located with carbon capture and storage schemes or coordinate activities with telecoms cabling projects, stakeholders said.

Crown Estate sets out five potential areas for floating offshore wind schemes

AOL 05 Jul 2022
They will be refined into small project development areas within which the first generation of commercial-scale floating windfarms could be built, which will be open for competitive tender in mid 2023 ... These projects can help power millions of homes with clean, and cheaper, renewable energy, reducing reliance on expensive fossil fuels.”. .

Amazon: e-cargo bikes to replace thousands of van deliveries in London

The Observer 04 Jul 2022
The company was named as the partner for a cargo bike and on-foot delivery hub in the City of London’s London Wall car park in 2020, but that project has yet to come to fruition ... These projects come alongside addition to a windfarm on Scotland’s Kintyre peninsula and a further four planned including at Kennoxhead in South Lanarkshire.

Can community-owned wind farms help achieve energy freedom?

RTE 04 Jul 2022
So how can Irish citizens invest in local wind farms? At the moment, setting up a wholly community-owned project is the only real option available, such as the Templederry Community Windfarm in Tipperary, or the projects planned in the Aran Islands and Westmeath ... projects.

Iberdrola powers up its first commercial-scale battery system in Co Meath

RTE 30 Jun 2022
The project is made up of more than 4,000 battery modules spread across 16 battery containers on a site the size of a football pitch and it will help balance supply and demand and ensure additional green electricity is available when needed,. The Gorman battery project marks a ...

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