Category Archives: Offshore Transmission

Its not all about turbines…

Good article posted today at Wind Energy Update on offshore cable installation. A couple of years a go it was hard to get the topic of offshore transmission recognized as a critical factor for building energy production offshore, today this … Continue reading

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Offshore cable installation is not new, the scale of implementation is

The issues surrounding financial losses related to the installation and maintenance of offshore power cables are having a negative impact on the offshore wind industry around the world. A recent article in industry leading publication Recharge mentioned “that about 80% … Continue reading

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Government vs. Private Industry

Earlier this week in Brussels, the NER300 announced a new round of funding for the development of innovative low-carbon energy technology. This is the second round of this program with the first having resulting in 23 awards with a total … Continue reading

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The Case for Ocean Planning:

In 2009 President Obama created the Ocean Policy Task Force the purpose of which was to “develop recommendations to enhance our ability to maintain healthy, resilient, and sustainable ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes resources for the benefit of present and … Continue reading

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The Climate is Changing & Our Infrastructure is at Risk

Consider, the following: • A recent MIT study showed a 100% increase in the intensity & duration of hurricanes and tropical storms since the 1970’s • Hurricane Sandy is expected to cost over $50 Billion in damage, much of it … Continue reading

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Offshore Transmission

The installation of electrical systems under the sea to connect offshore energy production or as an alternative to transmission on land which is increasingly difficult to permit – offers an environmentally appropriate, secure and efficient way to build the much … Continue reading

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