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Maersk Selects Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to Support Decarbonization Efforts

The technology group Wärtsilä will supply its Wärtsilä HY Module, a containerized hybrid battery power and energy storage system to Maersk Supply Service, the Denmark based provider of offshore marine services and integrated solutions for the global energy sector. The Wärtsilä system will support Maersk’s goal of reducing the carbon intensity of its fleet by 50 percent before the end of this decade. The order with Wärtsilä was placed in May 2021.

Maersk Selects Wärtsilä Hybrid Solution to Support Decarbonization Efforts

Port of Łeba Site to Serve as O&M Base for Polish Baltic Sea Offshore Wind Projects

Equinor has completed the acquisition of a site at the port of Łeba to serve as the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Polish Baltic Sea offshore wind projects. The announcement makes Equinor the first developer to confirm an offshore wind maintenance port in Poland together with the joint venture partner Polenergia.

Port of Łeba Site to Serve as O&M Base for Polish Baltic Sea Offshore Wind Projects

Majority of UK Offshore Workforce to Deliver Low Carbon Energy by 2030

A new UK Offshore Energy Workforce Transferability Review by Robert Gordon University (RGU) highlights that the offshore energy workforce mix will change significantly in the next 10 years, with roles in decarbonized energies projected to increase from 20% to 65% of all jobs in the offshore energy sector (oil & gas, offshore wind, carbon capture utilization and storage and hydrogen).

Majority of UK Offshore Workforce to Deliver Low Carbon Energy by 2030

Federal Effort to Accelerate Offshore Wind Offshore California

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland, National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Dr. Colin Kahl, and California Governor Gavin Newsom have announced an agreement to advance areas for offshore wind off the northern and central coasts of California.

Federal Effort to Accelerate Offshore Wind Offshore California

Total is Rapidly Expanding Its Wind Power Activities

In particular, Total is focusing their efforts on offshore wind power. This technology has great potential because it can be deployed far off the coast, tapping larger wind resources than onshore wind turbines while having less of an impact on the landscape.

Total is Rapidly Expanding Its Wind Power Activities

Launch of HIP Atlantic Project and World-Leading Power Cable Plant

Hecate Independent Power Limited ("HIP") announces the launch of its HIP Atlantic Project for installing 10,000 MW of fixed and floating wind turbines in the North Atlantic connected to the United Kingdom by long-length, high-capacity, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) submarine power transmission cables. These cables are to be manufactured in the United Kingdom at a £200 million (US $277 million) bespoke power cable plant to be built at a port in the northeast of England. The total project cost is estimated at GBP £21 billion (US $30 billion).

Launch of HIP Atlantic Project and World-Leading Power Cable Plant
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