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A shared transmission infrastructure to link UK offshore wind farms to the grid could save consumers approximately £6 billion, or 18%, in capital and operating expenditure between now and 2050, a new report suggests.
Maersk Supply Service, part of Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk, and offshore wind company Ørsted have joined forces to test a proto-type buoy that will act as both a safe mooring point and a charging station for vessels, potentially displacing a significant amount of marine fuel with green electricity, to cut emissions.
The US House of Representatives has passed the “Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act”, enforcing Jones Act requirements for all offshore renewable energy production in an effort to strengthen domestic maritime industry.
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 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.
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.
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