Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Sustainable Energy News

Yesterday’s or Tomorrow’s Offshore Energy: Which to Pick?

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Looking back, it is easy to wonder if one could have done better by taking the other fork in the road. I grew up in Holland in a maritime family and am pretty sure I would have stuck with maritime there.

The Path to Zero: Amasus Shipping inks deal to power M/V EEMS Traveller with Wind

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The M/V EEMS Traveller, owned and operated by the Dutch shipowner Amasus Shipping, will start harnessing the power of wind. The 91 meters length general cargo vessel will…

Back to the Drawing Board: Analyzing Social Impact of Sustainable Energy

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The future could be bright for small island nations. Cheap sustainable energy is the core component of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.Engineers like making things…

Opinion: Egypt Banks on Renewables to Meet Expected Energy Demand Surge

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To meet its soaring demand for energy, Egypt is turning to renewable sources. Its targets, if accomplished, will see it become a pioneer in the African energy landscape.

World First Full Scale 'Ammonia as Fuel' Marine Four-Stroke Engine Test

The project leaders pictured at the Sustainable Energy Catapult Center’s test facility at Stord, Norway from left to right: Egil Hystad, Wärtsilä, Willy Wågen, Sustainable Catapult, and Kjell Storelid, Wärtsilä. (Photo: Wärtsilä)

While there is no consensus on the marine industry ‘fuel of the future’ that will meet ever tightening international emission mandates, a group of organizations has commenced…

Siemens Gamesa Says Affected by COVID-19, but Long-Term Prospects Sound

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Wind turbines maker and service provider Siemens Gamesa has said its January-March quarter performance was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic on its operations and commercial activity…

NOIA Elects Cobb, McCarroll to Board Leadership Roles

The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) Board of Directors has elected Galen Cobb, Vice President of Industry Relations of Halliburton, as Chairman and Matt McCarroll…

EU Funds Floating Wind Turbine Project in Norway

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The European Union has granted funds to an international consortium led by Spain's Iberdrola, to install and test a floating wind turbine in Norway.Norwegian Offshore Wind…

Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Project Fully Complete

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Canada-based Northland Power has informed that its 252 megawatt (MW) Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project in Germany has achieved full completion.The offshore wind project is located in the North Sea…

North Sea Aims 60GW Offshore Wind by 2050

The wind turbines on the North Sea can now deliver one Gigawatt in Netherlands. 60 Gigawatts should be achievable in 2050, the target for Europe being 450 Gigawatts.This…

Jumbo Scores DEME Offshore Wind Contract

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Jumbo has been awarded a contract to support DEME Offshore in its scope of work on Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Jumbo’s scope of work in the project is the provision…

MHI Vestas Orders ABB Transformers

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, the global wind turbine manufacturer, has selected ABB’s Power Grids business to deliver its WindSTAR transformers for the Triton Knoll offshore…

Shell, Qatargas Sign LNG Deal for Kuwait

The world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer Qatargas has signed a new, long-term LNG sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with Shell to deliver 1 million tons per annum of LNG to Kuwait…

Simec: Tidal Power Hits Record at MeyGen

The developer of renewable and sustainable energy projects, Simec Atlantis Energy, has hailed progress at its MeyGen project – announcing that its 2019 performance represents…

Boskalis Bags El Salvador FSRU Gig

Dutch dredging, offshore and heavylift company Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a major contract to connect an offshore Floating Storage and Regasification…

Largest Wind Turbine Tested on Maasvlakte

The world’s largest wind turbine, Haliade-X, is being tested on Maasvlakte at Port of Rotterdam. This ‘test rig’ was realised via innovative cross-pollination between the American GE Renewable Energy…

Offshore Wind & Politics: Bernie Sanders

US Senator Bernie Sanders.  Credit: US Senate website.

Offshore wind is hot, and so too is the race to win the Democratic presidential candidate nomination for the 2020 U.S. presidential election. In its October 2019 edition of Marine Technology Reporter…

EU/IMO Project Drives Energy Efficiency

A global network of maritime technology cooperation centers has completed an impressive array of pilot projects over the past three years, helping to drive forward the changes…

Vestas Wins 337 MW Wind Power Order in US

Vestas, a sustainable energy solutions provider,  has received an order for 337 MW of V150-4.2 MW turbines and V136-3.45 turbines delivered in 3.7 MW Power Optimised Mode for a wind project in the U.S.

CPIH, Equinor Team Up on Offshore Wind

Chinese power giant China Power International Holding (CPIH) and Norwegian energy firm Equinor have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate on offshore wind…