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bp unite with Quaybridge to boost offshore wind growth

bp unite with Quaybridge to boost offshore wind growth: Energy fim bp has made an exclusive consultancy deal with UK located Quaybridge to speed up its growth in the offshore wind sector. It will work alongside the renewables consultancy to progress its global offshore wind portfolio as a segment of its zero carbon growth policy.…
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bp & EnBW present £10bn bid to increase Scottish energy

bp & EnBW present £10bn bid to increase Scottish energy: bp and EnBW put forward a bid for offshore wind in Scotland that may establish the country a worldwide leader within the field as well as boost its energy development. The bid contains a possible £10 billion of funding for a 2.9GW offshore wind farm,…
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48.9GW of new renewables projects in the scoping stages

48.9GW of new renewables projects in the scoping stages

48.9GW of new renewables projects in the scoping stages: Renewables projects labelled as “scoping” currently represents 50% or 48.9GW of the total viable pipeline capacity*, according to the latest analysis from Cornwall Insight. Of this 48.9GW “scoping” total, 38.6GW is from offshore wind, 5.0GW from battery projects, 3.0GW from onshore wind and 1.5GW from solar…
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Aberdeen’s Energy Transition Zone recieves £26m support

Aberdeen’s Energy Transition Zone recieves £26m support: The Scottish Government is supplying over £26 million to an important initiative in Aberdeen, Scotland, to help expedite the energy sector conversion to net zero emissions. The Energy Transition Zone, that will be situated close to Aberdeen’s new £350 million south harbour development, is anticipated to back 2,500…
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Offshore wind supported by driverless crafts

Offshore wind supported by driverless crafts: Two uncrewed surface vessels (USVs) have studied the seabed of intended offshore wind farms while supplying the experts with ocean data to back up the sustainability credentials of the developments. The data collection services provider XOCEAN own & operate the vessels that carried out cable route surveys in depths…
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Scottish firm attains Taiwan offshore wind export deal

Scottish firm attains Taiwan offshore wind export deal: Scottish offshore construction grouting experts FoundOcean has scored a major new export contract to supply foundations for an offshore wind farm located in Taiwan. International Trade Minister Graham Stuart delivered the statement for the contract, that was guaranteed after financial support from UK Export Finance (UKEF), the…
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Lightweight wind turbines in development

Lightweight wind turbines in development. Researchers at GE have gone into a partnership with Glosten, a consultancy firm, in the hopes to develop a lightweight 12MW floating turbine. The turbine is supposedly constructed using approximately 35% less weight in its tower and platform. This improvement is also stated to have significantly reduced the LCOE (Levelized…
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High wholesale prices & negative pricing expected to grow

High wholesale prices & negative pricing expected to grow: Research from Cornwall Insight’s Benchmark Power Curve, which forecasts the power market to 2045 under different net zero scenarios, highlights volatility in the wholesale power market is set to increase. Its central case scenario predicts that the standard deviation of hourly wholesale prices could reach £41.8/MWh…
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UK set to have 6.8GW of renewable capacity

UK set to have 6.8GW of renewable capacity: The CfD (Contracts for Difference) scheme could bring a considerably larger share of renewables to the UK’s grid, reaching 6.8GW by the end of the year. It is thought that CfD is the goverment’s main initiative to inspire low carbon electricity generation by providing project developes with…
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Offshore wind spurs generation placed under CfD scheme

Offshore wind spurs generation placed under CfD scheme: Research from Cornwall Insight shows that the role of Contracts for Difference (CfD) generators in the electricity market continues to expand, and Allocation Round 4 (AR4) to be held later in 2021 will only expand this role further. Key findings 2GW of installed capacity supported by the…
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