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The White House Approves the First Major Offshore Wind Farm in US

Interesting Engineering 12 May 2021
The offshore wind farm is a joint venture between Iberdorola and Copenhagen Infrastructure Parnters energy firms, , and it will be placed 12 nautical miles off of Martha's Vineyard. The plan as it stands is for the wind farm to start generating clean electricity by 2024, said The Guardian.Offshore wind farms in the U.S.
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Interior Department approves first large-scale offshore wind farm in US

The Keene Sentinel 12 May 2021
The Biden administration on Tuesday approved the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States, a project that envisions building 62 turbines off Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts and creating enough electricity to power 400,000 homes ... So far, just two offshore pilot ...
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Pentagon removing Chinese tech giant from blacklist after court loss

The Hill 12 May 2021
Andrew Garbarino (R-N.Y.) wrote in a letter to Commerce Secretary Gina RaimondoGina RaimondoBiden administration approves major offshore wind project The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Infrastructure, Cheney ouster on deck as Congress returns Sunday shows - White ...
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Stefanik officially launches bid for GOP leadership post

The Bradford Era 12 May 2021
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, has officially launched her bid to become the new House Republican conference chair. House Republicans ousted U.S. Rep ... Capitol on Jan. 6 ... 3 leadership position in the House ... More from this section. FILE. BIDEN ADMIN APPROVES MAJOR OFFSHORE WIND PROJECT. GOP is against price of Biden's infrastructure plan ... ....
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Interior Department approves first large-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S.

Democratic Underground 11 May 2021
The Biden administration on Tuesday approved the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States, a project that envisions building 62 turbines off of Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., and creating enough electricity to power 400,000 homes ... offshoot of the Spanish energy company, Iberdrola; and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners out of Denmark.
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Keppel Shipyard bags $2.3bn Petrobras FPSO project

Seatrade Maritime News 11 May 2021
... out the final phase of offshore commissioning works ... This project taps our well-recognised capabilities as a leading integrator of offshore energy and infrastructure assets, leveraging our strengths in engineering and project management, with a focus on higher value-adding work.
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Latvia, Estonia to jointly build offshore wind farm in Baltic Sea

China.dot.org 11 May 2021
Last fall, Latvian Economics Minister Janis Vitenbergs and Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas signed a memorandum of understanding on a joint offshore wind farm project for generation of renewable energy.
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Biden administration approves major offshore wind project

The Hill 11 May 2021
The Biden administration on Tuesday announced that it has approved construction of what it described as the first large-scale offshore wind project in the country ... The project is a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Renewable, and is significantly larger than the country’s other offshore wind farms ... ....
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Biden pushes for compromise amid hostility to $2.3tn infrastructure plan

The Irish Times 11 May 2021
While Mr Biden has already signed his $1.9 trillion “American rescue plan” into law, he is trying to convince Republicans to support his $2.3 trillion infrastructure proposal ... As the president prepares to make the case for more investment in infrastructure, his administration yesterday approved the US’s first major offshore wind farm.
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Planning board ‘significantly underestimated’ strategic housing work

The Irish Times 11 May 2021
For its planning operations, the agency also argued it would need to strengthen and expand capacity to deal with strategic infrastructure developments. It said a particular emphasis would be on new marine development proposals including offshore renewable energy, underwater cables and other projects.
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UK to strip offshore wind subsidies from foreign supply chains

Power Technology 10 May 2021
The UK Government has confirmed plans to remove subsidies for offshore wind farms unless companies use British manufacturers ... While the UK has the most offshore wind generation of any country, most infrastructural developments have come from other European countries ... Industry reacts to UK offshore wind supply chain conditions.
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Keppel unit bags Brazil's Petrobras contract worth US$2.3b

Straits Times 10 May 2021
"This project taps our well-recognised capabilities as a leading integrator of offshore energy and infrastructure assets, leveraging our strengths in engineering and project management, with a focus on higher value-adding work," he said in a press statement on Monday.
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Bilfinger Salamis awarded inspection contract with Total

Splash24/7 10 May 2021
In March this year, Bilfinger Salamis UK was awarded a three-year offshore inspection contract by Altera Infrastructure for provision of conventional and advanced non-destructive testing (ANDT) services on assets operated by Altera in the UK.
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Generic Engineering Construction and Projects bags orders worth Rs 102 cr

The Times of India 10 May 2021
Generic Engineering Construction and Projects ... It has also received orders for infrastructure works for Software offshore development center (ODC) and for General Manager office at a factory outlet at Karnataka ... .
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Dutch g’ovt gives $2.4bn in subsidies to fund carbon capture plan

Al Jazeera 10 May 2021
Economy ministry spokesman Dion Huidekooper declined to comment on the reports on Sunday evening ... The CCS subsidies are meant to compensate companies for the extra costs of capturing greenhouse gasses instead of emitting them, while the port will provide the necessary infrastructure to transport the carbon dioxide to the empty offshore gas fields ... .
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