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New York’s East River Gets Tiny Turbines To Tap Tidal Power

Jogger by river. Bridge. New York City

BLOOMBERG, OCTOBER 22, 2020 Verdant Power turbines will feed electricity to ConEd grid | Project meant to showcase technology ahead of commercial debut By Will Wade for Bloomberg – New York’s East River is set to become the testing ground for a technology that generates electricity from the tides. Verdant Power, a New York-based marine energy technology company, is installing three …

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VIDEO: “The scale of these things is amazing” Record shipment of wind turbines

Screen grab. Wind turbines on lot

PortandTerminal.com, July 29, 2020 Port of Vancouver USA receives longest wind blades to enter West Coast of North America VANCOUVER, WA – “The scale of these things is amazing,” marvelled Randal Bernhardt, a longshore worker for Jones Stevedoring Co, as he reacted to a record shipment of wind turbines that arrived at the Port of Vancouver USA on July 22. …

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New York wants bids for largest clean energy order ever issued by U.S state

Wind turbines. Statue of Liberty.

BLOOMBERG, JULY 22, 2020 By Christopher Martin for Bloomberg – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is seeking bids for up to 4,000 megawatts of clean energy, enough to power 1.5 million homes. The state plans to buy 2,500 megawatts of power from offshore wind farms proposed in the Atlantic Ocean and 1,500 megawatts from clean-power projects on land, according to …

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New Jersey doubling down on offshore wind power

November 19, 2019 by Bloomberg By Christopher Martin (Bloomberg) –New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is doubling his state’s offshore wind power goal as he competes with New York and elsewhere to jump-start an industry expected to create thousands of jobs. New Jersey plans to install 7.5 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2035, up from a previous target of 3.5 gigawatts by 2030. …

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Shell to Buy French Offshore Wind-Power Developer

November 6, 2019 by Bloomberg By Kelly Gilblom (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc has agreed to buy French offshore wind developer Eolfi SA, continuing its expansion into renewable power. The Anglo-Dutch oil major is boosting spending on low-carbon energy as it faces pressure to address the risks climate change poses to its business. Shell’s biggest renewable bets so far have been …

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Looking for a side-hustle? Why not start an offshore wind farm? $1tn opportunity

PortandTerminal.com, October 24, 2019 Offshore wind to become $1 Trillion industry, International Energy Agency Says (IEA) says NEW YORK, NY – Offshore wind could become a cornerstone of the world’s power supply as steep cost reductions and improved technology unleash the potential of the green energy source, said the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Friday. Dr Fatih Birol, Executive Director of …

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Google making largest corporate purchase of renewable energy ever

PortandTerminal.com, September 23, 2019 In what is being called as the single largest corporate purchase of renewable energy infrastructure, Google has just announced that they will be spending $2 billion on more solar and wind projects around the world. According to a new blog post from the tech company, the initiative is projected to expand their renewable energy portfolio by …

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The World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm Will Be as Cheap as Coal

September 20, 2019 by Bloomberg By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — The world’s biggest offshore wind park planned off the coast of England will probably in the next decade generate power cheaper than by burning coal. A number of offshore wind projects won contracts to sell power at guaranteed prices in a U.K. auction Friday. The price of 39.65 pounds per megawatt-hour ($49.70) …

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Connecticut Is Set to Join in $70 Billion Offshore Wind Expansion

PortandTerminal.com, June 5, 2019 Connecticut joins New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts in leading the battle to build a $70 billion offshore wind industry along the Atlantic seaboard. transforming the way the region gets its electricity. Connecticut is set to dramatically increase its investment in offshore wind energy after the state Senate passed a bill to require utilities to buy …

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