offshore wind

BP Energy Outlook 2020: Energy consumption shifts away from fossil fuels by 2050

In the main scenarios of this year’s BP Energy Outlook, global energy demand continues to grow for at least part of ‎the period to 2050. However, over this time, the structure of energy demand fundamentally ‎shifts, with a declining role for fossil fuels offset by an increasing share for renewable energy ‎and a growing role for electricity. ‎Decisive policy measures, such as significant increases in carbon prices, are needed to ‎deliver a lasting reduction in emissions from energy use.‎

Equinor, BP partner on US offshore wind

Norwegian energy company Equinor has entered into an agreement with oil major BP, creating a strategic partnership in offshore wind in the US covering both current and potential future projects.

Scotland’s ports capable to support offshore wind, new report finds

Scotland has good technical capability to support offshore wind port functions in some locations, but there is a significant risk that existing port capacity will be insufficient to support the offshore wind build-out rates required in Scottish waters to meet the UK-wide net-zero target, a new report by Crown Estate Scotland reveals. 

Total enters South Korean offshore wind sector in line with low carbon goals

French energy giant Total has entered a partnership with Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) to develop a portfolio of five large floating offshore wind projects in South Korea with a potential cumulated capacity of more than 2 GW. Entering the South Korean offshore market aligns with the company’s low carbon strategy.

Watch: International offshore wind training partnership launched

Bristol Community College’s National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) has entered a global partnership with Maersk Training to take the next step in basic safety training and basic technical training programs certified by the Global Wind Organization (GWO).

German North Sea wind power up 21% in first half of 2020

Power production from German North Sea wind farms from January to June totaled 11.51 terawatt hours (TWh), marking a 21.1% increase compared to the same period in 2019, according to data provided by grid company TenneT.

New York issues 2,500 MW offshore wind solicitation

New York governance announced Tuesday a second offshore wind solicitation seeking up to 2,500 megawatts of projects, the largest in the US history, in addition to last year’s solicitation which resulted in nearly 1,700 megawatts awarded.

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