The International Vienna Energy and Climate Forum (IVECF) hosted the official presentation of the advanced concepts for the next-generation Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) platform, last Friday, at the Hofburg Conference Centre, in Austria.
The Oceantic Network (formerly Business Network for Offshore Wind), in partnership with Recharge, will host its annual Ventus Gala in Boston on November 9, honoring former Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Amanda Lefton and the 2023 Ventus Award finalists.
Following the announcement of a nearly $8.7 million federal grant to support the Humboldt Heavy Lift Marine Terminal for offshore wind, Crowley lauded the collaboration to secure the funding.
As a result of the order issued by the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on October 26, 2023, in Louisiana v. Haaland (Case No. 23-30666), the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is postponing Lease Sale 261, which was originally scheduled for September 27, 2023, and later scheduled for November 8, 2023, in response to judicial orders. Until the court rules, BOEM cannot be certain of which areas or stipulations may be included in the sale notice.
Flotation Energy and Vårgrønn, a joint venture between Plenitude (Eni) and HitecVision, have signed exclusivity agreements for two floating offshore wind developments with up to a total of 1.9 gigawatt (GW) capacity under Crown Estate Scotland’s Innovation and Targeted Oil and Gas (INTOG) leasing round.
VARD and Windward Offshore, a consortium, currently under establishment and led by ASSC´s offshore arm SeaRenergy Group in Germany announces that they have signed a contract for the design and construction for two hybrid Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV). The parties have also agreed on an option for two additional vessels.
As part of a commitment to a cleaner and more sustainable future, the Global Ocean Energy Alliance (GLOEA) supported a mission in Fiji for an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) Pilot Project. The initiative, backed by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), was conducted by Global OTEC’s technical experts.