Search results for: Grey Whale floating offshore wind projects

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  • 26 January 2018
    Authorities

    On 24 January, Maine Governor Paul LePage issued an executive order setting up the Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission and placing a moratorium on new permits to wind energy projects until the newly-established commission releases its report after studying the economic impact wind turbines have on tourism. 

  • 29 July 2011
    R&D, Technology

    Wind turbines are getting really big — some with blades as long as a football field — and more powerful, often generating 50 times more electricity than the first generation of wind power machines built in the 1980s. But scientists are also studying how to harness the wind in different ways that could help allay […]

  • 18 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cumulative global capex spend in the offshore wind sector is expected to hit USD 1 trillion by 2031, but investors will no longer only be competing on price alone, according to a new report by Wood Mackenzie. Offshore wind is poised to become one of the key technologies powering the decarbonisation of the global economy, […]

  • 17 August 2012
    R&D

    Wind power is the world’s leading source of renewable electricity, excluding hydropower, with 238,000 megawatts of capacity installed at the start of 2012. Thus far, almost all of this wind power has been tapped on land; worldwide just 4,600 megawatts of offshore wind farms were operating as of mid-2012. Offshore wind capacity is growing quickly, […]

  • 12 April 2018

    By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]