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Massive wind storm supplies half of Britain’s electricity

Waves. Wall. Lighthouse

PortandTerminal.com, December 29, 2020 LONDON – The Guardian newspaper is reporting that more than half of Great Britain’s daily electricity came from wind turbines for the first time on Boxing Day (December 26). Storm Bella blasted its way into the UK bringing with it strong winds of over 100mph. Parts of the UK experienced flooding, downed trees, power outages and …

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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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Building an offshore wind farm? You’ll need one of these.

Jan De Nul Group has ordered a floating installation crane vessel from a shipyard in China. The new vessel will be capable of building the latest generation of offshore wind farms with a crane having a lifting capacity of 5,000 tons. PortandTerminal.com, December 2, 2019 LUXEMBOURG – Just six months after the investment announcement for the offshore installation vessel Voltaire, Jan …

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