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FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Continues to Advance American Offshore Wind Opportunities

The White House 29 Mar 2023
To support the infrastructure needed to connect projects to the grid, DOE and BOEM have developed draft recommendations for an action plan on Atlantic offshore wind transmission, following a series of stakeholder convenings ... Both the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and Inflation ...

Tershara Matthews Joins WSP USA as Offshore Wind Policy Leader

Victoria Advocate 29 Mar 2023
In this role, Matthews is developing a variety of offshore, energy, restoration, infrastructure and other environmental projects; promoting strong regulatory and stakeholder outreach with a business development emphasis on offshore wind and energy transition; and collaborating ...

US needs vessels, faster permits to hit offshore wind targets

Reuters 29 Mar 2023
must step up investments in supply chain and port infrastructure to meet national offshore wind targets as global demand soars, industry experts said ... researchers highlighted the efforts needed to meet President Biden's target of 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030 ... offshore wind turbine blade factory, pledged by Siemens Gamesa in Virginia.

Factbox: Potential bidders for Norway's first offshore wind areas

Reuters 29 Mar 2023
BP (BP.L) announced it will join Norway's Statkraft (STATKF.UL) and Mainstream Renewable Power, previously operating as Aker Offshore Wind, to bid for permits at Soerlige Nordsjoe II ... They are joined by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners for developing floating offshore wind.

Last minute push before vote on Scalise's energy bill

The Advocate 29 Mar 2023
H.R ... 1 ... The legislation would require offshore lease sales; streamline permitting processes; incentivize building more infrastructure, such as pipelines; and roll back power of states to reject energy facilities ... The Scalise bill also would increase state shares of the federal government’s royalties for offshore oil and gas production and wind farms ... .

Thomas Karst appointed as CEO of Skyborn Renewables

Vietnam News 28 Mar 2023
At Skyborn, we are working to create one of the world's leading offshore wind platforms ... Skyborn was launched by GIP, a leading independent global infrastructure investor, on 16 September 2022, following the acquisition of 100% of the business which was previously operated as wpd offshore ... About Global Infrastructure Partners.

Dubliners warned major electricity upgrade could cause traffic disruption for five years

Irish Independent 28 Mar 2023
The first along the Strand Road to UCD via Goatstown and Sandyford, and the second via the Strand Road to Blackrock.The upgrade to the electricity infrastructure, almost 50 years old in parts, will enable more electricity generated from renewable sources, including offshore wind ...

Britain losing the global race for green jobs, says Labour’s Miliband

AOL 28 Mar 2023
... ports for offshore wind expansion, Ed Miliband has said ... “Industry can deliver offshore wind, industry can deliver solar, but we do struggle with some of the enabling infrastructure, with stuff that’s very long term or is required to deliver multiple projects.

Former Siemens Gamesa and MHI Vestas senior exec Karst takes on top role at Skyborn

Recharge 28 Mar 2023
Thirty-year veteran of international offshore wind sector Thomas Karst takes over from Achim Berge Olsen at Global Infrastructure Partners-owned developer ....

France to host Europe’s biggest offshore energy testing facility

SAFETY4SEA 27 Mar 2023
Develop offshore infrastructure. develop existing test sites and create new test sites Operate and maintain offshore test sites Support prototype and technological component testing Encourage investment in infrastructure through sponsorship Ensure environmental monitoring and site ...

Germany Signs Landmark Deal to Buy Denmark's Green Hydrogen

The Maritime Executive 27 Mar 2023
With Denmark dedicated to large-scale production of green hydrogen from its offshore wind capacity in the North and Baltic Seas, Germany has pledged to provide a ready market ... The idea is to use the islands for production of green hydrogen from the offshore wind energy and transport it across borders via offshore hydrogen infrastructure.

Media Advisory: Interior Secretary Haaland, White House Climate Advisor Zaidi, Maryland ...

Eagle-Tribune 27 Mar 2023
Baltimore, March 27, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The tenth annual International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF), hosted by the Business Network for Offshore Wind, will kick off this Tuesday, March 28 in Baltimore, Maryland ... offshore wind infrastructure and its supply chain ... Presented by the Business Network for Offshore Wind.

Talos and Pemex Complete Plans to Develop Giant Zama Field

The Maritime Executive 27 Mar 2023
At the time, it was considered a model of success for renewed private participation in Mexico's offshore oil and gas industry ... Though Pemex is technically the operator, Talos and Pemex will co-lead planning, drilling, construction, and completion of all Zama wells and offshore infrastructure ... ....

Offshore wind proponents to study Port Taranaki's future as a sector hub

RNZ 25 Mar 2023
NZ Super Fund and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners' (CIP) Taranaki Offshore Partnership (TOP) and Port Taranaki with BlueFloat Energy (BFE) announced the deal today. They will commission a study to better understand how the port's assets, infrastructure and land could support the growth of an offshore wind industry in Aotearoa.

Democrats, Republicans begin negotiations on Steve Scalise's energy bill

The Advocate 24 Mar 2023
1 would mandate offshore lease sales; streamline permitting processes; incentivize building more infrastructure, such as pipelines; and roll back power of states to reject interstate energy transmission through their territories ... for offshore oil and gas production and wind farms.

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