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Energy secretary: Offshore wind brings 'gust' of job growth

San Francisco Chronicle 05 Dec 2021
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Thursday that the administration's goal for offshore wind and the projects being developed now represent a “gust of job growth throughout the country.” ... “More offshore wind means more jobs for iron workers, line workers, engineers, electricians, plumbers, pipefitters," she said.
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Our Views: Welcoming the winds of change to Louisiana's energy industry

The Advocate 05 Dec 2021
When it comes to offshore wind energy — now booming in ... And they include a half dozen Louisiana companies, all with roots in offshore oil and gas, that sent designers, engineers, ship operators and marine welders to help build the nation’s first offshore wind farm off Rhode Island.
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Scattered showers possible Sunday

WPTV 05 Dec 2021
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla ... High pressure will build offshore, and we will see more of a summertime pattern ... MORE WEATHER. Radar . Alerts ... The humidity starts to build ... .
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BP's CEO Is Trying to Convince the World He's Serious About Going Green

Time 05 Dec 2021
You just cannot scale and build enough green companies fast enough at the pace enough to make the difference ... We spent decades going offshore, drilling for oil, finding it, building big facilities, producing it, refining it, putting it into our retail network into your car. We’re going to take offshore wind. We’re going to build that.
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BP’s CEO Is Trying to Convince the World He’s Serious About Going Green

Time Magazine 05 Dec 2021
You just cannot scale and build enough green companies fast enough at the pace enough to make the difference ... We spent decades going offshore, drilling for oil, finding it, building big facilities, producing it, refining it, putting it into our retail network into your car. We’re going to take offshore wind. We’re going to build that.
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Energy secretary: Offshore wind brings ‘gust’ of job growth

San Gabriel Valley Tribune 03 Dec 2021
Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Thursday that the administration’s goal for offshore wind and the projects being developed now represent a “gust of job growth throughout the country.” ... “More offshore wind means more jobs for iron workers, line workers, engineers, electricians, plumbers, pipefitters,” she said.
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Race to build offshore wind-fuelled US regional power grid heats up with PSEG-Orsted bid

Recharge 03 Dec 2021
New Jersey state utility in partnership with international sector pacesetter joins 12 other bidders in contest to construct multi-billion dollar transmission project ....
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Mitsui OSK Lines, Flotation Energy team up on Japanese offshore wind

Renewables Now 03 Dec 2021
The partnership builds on a portfolio of 2 GW of floating offshore wind projects that Flotation Energy Japan Co Ltd is developing there ... According to Hirofumi Kuwata, managing executive officer, deputy director general, energy and offshore ...
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U.S. Energy Secretary praises Rhode Island for role in offshore wind power

The Providence Journal 03 Dec 2021
PROVIDENCE — The new building rising up in the Port of Providence will soon become home to a fabrication hub for offshore wind farms proposed in the ocean waters stretching from Massachusetts to New York. .
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N.J. offshore Wind Port project wins national award

NJ dot com 03 Dec 2021
Offshore wind is a central part of Murphy’s Energy Master Plan to achieve 100% clean energy by 2050 ... “As the first greenfield offshore wind port in the U.S ... Philly Shipyard, a ship-building company just across the Delaware River from the two offshore wind production facilities in New Jersey, has been awarded a contract to build up to two ships.
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MOL eyes floating wind in Japan

Splash24/7 03 Dec 2021
The agreement builds on the 2 GW portfolio of offshore wind floater projects in Japan being developed by Flotation Energy, starting with Niigata and followed by other areas ... Japan’s largest shipowner by fleet numbers has been diversifying its business portfolio, including the offshore wind sector.
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Scottish town readies for energy transition, recycling rigs into wind turbines

Splash24/7 03 Dec 2021
An oil rig decommissioning yard, a green steel fabrication plant and a hub for building offshore wind turbine bases are part of plans to create the UK’s first fully circular energy transition facility in the northeast of Scotland at a ...
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Interior Department approves 2nd large U.S. offshore wind farm

Principia Scientific 03 Dec 2021
Seven major offshore wind farms would be developed on the east and west coasts of the U.S ... The Biden administration approved an offshore wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island on Wednesday as part of a plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 ... offshore wind farm opened off Block Island in 2016.
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Scotland's port of Nigg to host GBP 110m-plus offshore wind tower factory

Renewables Now 03 Dec 2021
GEG has agreed terms with Spanish offshore wind tower manufacturer Haizea Wind Group to build an offshore wind tubular rolling facility at the Scottish port to supply towers and other large tubular components to the UK and global offshore fixed and floating wind industry.
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Global Energy and Haizea to build wind tubular rolling facility

Power Technology 03 Dec 2021
The facility will have the capacity to produce around 135 towers a year for fixed and floating offshore wind projects. UK-based energy service contractor Global Energy Group (GEG) and Spanish wind energy engineering firm Haizea Wind Group have agreed to build an offshore wind tubular rolling facility in the Scottish Highlands.
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