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irishtimes.com - Kevin O'Sullivan - Floating wind energy can make Ireland 'renewable superpower'
Floating wind energy can make Ireland 'renewable superpower'
The Irish Times

Floating wind energy can transform Ireland into “a European renewable energy superpower” if the right policies are pursued to enable industry to start building floating wind farms in the coming decade, according to Wind Energy Ireland…

rte.ie - Brian Finn - Floating wind turbines key to long term energy targets
Floating wind turbines key to long term energy targets
RTÉ

A new report from Wind Energy Ireland has concluded that floating wind energy turbines are key to delivering Ireland's longer term clean energy targets. Most offshore wind farms are built using 'fixed-bottom' turbines, where the base of the turbine…

agriland.ie - Ireland could become energy 'superpower' - Wind Energy Ireland
Ireland could become energy 'superpower' - Wind Energy Ireland
Agriland

Floating wind energy can transform Ireland into a European renewable energy superpower, if the right policies are put in place to enable industry to start building floating wind farms in the 2020s. This is the central finding of ‘Revolution:…

nawindpower.com - GE and Whiffle Agreement Will Enhance Wind Energy Applications
GE and Whiffle Agreement Will Enhance Wind Energy Applications
North American Windpower

GE Renewable Energy has entered into a joint development agreement with Whiffle, a Netherlands-based weather forecasting technology firm, for application of Whiffle's ultra-fine atmospheric Large Eddy Simulation (LES) modeling technology to…

renewableenergymagazine.com - Wind - GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
Wind - GE Renewable Energy announces joint development agreement for weather technology with Whiffle - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
renewableenergymagazine.com

Whiffle's LES weather modelling uses high performance computing systems for forecasting and wind climate analysis. Through the JDA, GE will leverage Whiffle's technology to optimise wind turbine siting, ultimately enabling improved AEP for…

business-live.co.uk - Coreena Ford - Tyneside offshore wind specialist Kinewell Energy creates new green jobs
Tyneside offshore wind specialist Kinewell Energy creates new green jobs
Business Live

A North Tyneside offshore specialist is creating new green jobs after winning a securing a slice of a £1.7m cash pot. Kinewell Energy in North Shields, North Tyneside, was one of five firms which was invited to demonstrate its advancements in…

ft.com - Neil Hume, Natural Resources Editor - Thermal coal prices soar as demand for electricity rebounds
Thermal coal prices soar as demand for electricity rebounds
Financial Times

Supply disruptions, a drought in China and rebounding electricity demand have fired up the market for thermal coal, making the world's least liked commodity one of this year's best-performing assets. Since the start of the year, the price of high…

energyglobal.com - Bella Weetch - Ocean Winds and DISA to develop wind farms in the Canary Islands
Ocean Winds and DISA to develop wind farms in the Canary Islands
Energy Global

Ocean Winds, a company specialising in offshore wind energy generation, and DISA Group, a leader in renewable electricity generation in the Canary Islands, have teamed up to develop offshore wind farms in the Canary Islands. The companies' main…

renewableenergymagazine.com - Storage - RTE and Nidec launch experimental automated large-scale battery management system - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
Storage - RTE and Nidec launch experimental automated large-scale battery management system - Renewable Energy Magazine, at the heart of clean energy journalism
renewableenergymagazine.com

Located in Vingeanne - Jalancourt, in the Côte-d'Or department, Ringo is RTE's first experimental site for the automated management of large-scale electricity storage. The experiment will test the automatic management of surplus renewable…

independent.co.uk - Anthony Cuthbertson - Elon Musk's criteria for bitcoin mass adoption finally met
Elon Musk's criteria for bitcoin mass adoption finally met
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy notice Tesla appears to be on the verge of once again accepting bitcoin…

evwind.es - Austria aims to have 100% renewable electricity by 2030 | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
Austria aims to have 100% renewable electricity by 2030 | REVE News of the wind sector in Spain and in the world
REVE

The Austrian National Parliament has voted in favour of the country's new Renewable Expansion Law (EAG). The law sets a 100% renewable electricity consumption goal by 2030 for Austria – up from 75% right now. For this to become a reality…

bloomberg.com - Josh Saul - N.J. Amps Up Wind Fight, Overriding Beach Towns Balking at Farms
N.J. Amps Up Wind Fight, Overriding Beach Towns Balking at Farms
Bloomberg

Seaside towns in both U.S. and U.K. slow offshore wind farms New Jersey law stops locals from blocking power developments Offshore wind farm developers are finding one more thing in common with the fossil fuel industry: community backlash on both…

irishtimes.com - Conn O Midheach - Phil Hogan's new job, Davy's bonanza and the devil in the budgetary detail
Phil Hogan's new job, Davy's bonanza and the devil in the budgetary detail
The Irish Times

Five ex- top Davy executives, who were involved in a controversial bond trade that led to a Central Bank fine in March, are set to net €180 million from the sale of the firm's assets, writes Joe Brennan. He also recounts how the broker ended…

fbi.gov - Chinese Talent Plans | Federal Bureau of Investigation
Chinese Talent Plans | Federal Bureau of Investigation
Welcome to FBI.gov

Foreign governments sponsor talent recruitment programs, or talent plans, to bring outside knowledge and innovation back to their countries—and sometimes that means stealing trade secrets, breaking export control laws, or violating…

nationalobserver.com - Max  Fawcett - Here comes the death of LNG
Here comes the death of LNG
Canada's National Observer

For years now, the oil and gas industry has touted natural gas as a so-called “bridge” to a low-carbon future. Not surprisingly, it was one they intended to help build and use to transition their businesses away from fossil fuels at a…

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