Tagged Offshore

Texan-Norwegian Partnership Has Floating Wind Plans for Gulf of Mexico’s Oil & Gas Assets

By [Energy Central] Charley Rattan Oceaneering, a Norwegian subsidiary of Texas-headquartered Oceaneering International, and Havfram-owned company Kontiki Winds are teaming up on microgrid electrification projects using floating wind turbines to power offshore oil and gas assets and remote The projects that Oceaneering and Kontiki Winds plan to deliver would electrify both offshore assets such as…

New York sees record demand in latest offshore wind solicitation

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Six offshore wind developers submitted proposals to develop projects as part of New York’s third solicitation. In total, the developers submitted more than 100 proposals. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) said the solicitation resulted in “record-setting” competition for an East Coast state. All proposals included…

Questioning the wisdom of offshore wind

By National Wind Watch On April 20, 2010, the oil rig, Deepwater Horizon, exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, releasing millions of barrels of oil into pristine ocean waters. Desperate to contain the spill, the U.S. government applied unprecedented amounts of chemical dispersants. While the dispersants helped diffuse the petroleum, they significantly magnified (52x) the…

Leading Light Wind submits New York offshore wind bid for 2.1 GW of power

By WPED Staff Offshore wind development company Leading Light Wind has submitted its bid for an offshore wind power contract to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). New York’s third competitive offshore wind solicitation includes a $500 million investment in offshore wind ports, manufacturing, and supply chain infrastructure. Leading Light Wind…

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