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Scotland to earn £260m from floating windfarms powering North Sea rigs

The Observer 24 Mar 2023
The leases were awarded to eight full-scale windfarm projects that plan to supply electricity directly to oil and gas platforms, as well as five small-scale wind power projects that will provide test beds for innovative new technologies that are not yet ready to be rolled out at scale.

Wigton signs deal to provide power for Essex Valley Agriculture project

Jamaica Observer 24 Mar 2023
THE Government has taken a major step to realising the dream of irrigating some 810 hectares of farm land in the southern belt of Manchester and St Elizabeth under the Essex Valley Agricultural Development Project, signing a contract with Wigton Windfarm Limited and its joint ...

Repubblika says Byron Camilleri and Commissioner Gafa should be removed after Enemalta search delay

Independent Online 21 Mar 2023
The Mozura wind farm project has faced a lot of scrutiny due to alleged underhand dealings which were brought to light through an investigation by Reuters and Times of Malta which showed that 17 Black, the Dubai company owned by Yorgen Fenech, made a profit in December 2015 of €4.6 million from Enemalta's purchase of a windfarm in Montenegro.

How the wind blows in Walcha: a community divided over renewable energy

The Observer 15 Mar 2023
It’s that wind that has made it a prized site for renewable energy projects ... One project in development to make use of all that Walcha wind is the Winterbourne windfarm, the majority stakeholder of which is Danish renewable energy company Vestas. The project has been in development since 2004 and the company says it hopes to start building in 2024.

Britain’s tax take risks blowing green energy off target

FX Empire 13 Mar 2023
Denmark’s Orsted last week said its Hornsea 3 project in the North Sea, which at around 3 GW would be the world’s largest windfarm when built, could be paused unless it gets support such as tax breaks because costs have surged. Another major project is the Vattenfall group’s Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone.

Britain's tax take risks blowing green energy off target

Reuters 13 Mar 2023
Denmark's Orsted last week said its Hornsea 3 project in the North Sea, which at around 3 GW would be the world's largest windfarm when built, could be paused unless it gets support such as tax breaks because costs have surged. Another major project is the Vattenfall group's Norfolk Offshore Wind Zone.

Queensland windfarm backed by Apple and Andrew Forrest sparks warning over impact on threatened species

The Observer 12 Mar 2023
A proposed $1bn windfarm in north Queensland – backed by Apple and majority-owned by billionaire Andrew Forrest – would have unavoidable and significant impacts on four threatened species, including koalas and greater gliders, according to the project developer’s own environment report.

Australia invests $4.29bn in renewable energy in December quarter, 10 times the previous three months

The Observer 09 Mar 2023
Still, much of the expansion in commitments was the result of the financial signoff for the 756MW stage one of the Golden Plains windfarm, north-west of Geelong ... The project also accounted for more than a third of 1923MW of new installed capacity that reached financial close during the quarter.

Petrobras, Equinor to evaluate seven offshore wind projects in Brazil

SAFETY4SEA 07 Mar 2023
Petrobras and Equinor have released a statement on their agreement to evaluate seven offshore wind projects in Brazil. During CERAWeek (annual energy conference organized by S&P Global in Houston, Texas), the two companies signed a letter of intent that expands the cooperation between them to assess seven offshore wind power generation projects.

UK and Norway Advance Offshore Vessel Charging with Wind Power

The Maritime Executive 24 Feb 2023
Two separate projects are getting underway in the UK and Norway both looking to convert the support vessels used for offshore wind farms to fully electric operations ... Vattenfall, operators of Aberdeen Bay Windfarm, will be participating in the project ... Their project is scheduled to run for three years.

Paulding commissioners discuss possibility of 911 renewal levy

The Crescent News 21 Feb 2023
PAULDING — Paulding County officials are exploring the possibility of placing a renewal levy on the ballot this year for 911 service while projections for the county jail levy are doing better than expected ... That was his position still on Monday, though he said projections for the levy were doing a little better now.

From retail to transport: how AI is changing every corner of the economy

The Observer 19 Feb 2023
using weather forecasts to plan offshore windfarm projects ... Meanwhile, relying on computer models has stoked fear in the past that some public priorities are overlooked, including investment in the north of England and green projects ... Similar AI and video projects in Australia ...

Oregon utilities stick to original 2030 Colstrip exit plan

Victoria Advocate 18 Feb 2023
Portland General Electric and PacifiCorp have in recent weeks announced that they will use all the time allowed by Oregon’s 2016 climate law ... 1, 2030.” ... Portland General Electric announced at the end of 2022, that it was buying a share of Montana’s largest windfarm, the 700 MW Clearwater Energy Project being developed by NextEra north of Miles City.

Project to deliver world’s first charging station within a UK wind farm

The Engineer 17 Feb 2023
The project is supported by Vattenfall, operators of Aberdeen Bay Windfarm. Crew transfer vessels will be the primary focus of the project, but the concept could also be scaled for oil and gas vessels, as well as larger service operations vessel (SOV) daughter craft which are said ...

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