More than 80% of the world's offshore wind blows further from land than conventional wind farms can reach.
The oil and gas sector has transformed Newfoundland and Labrador over the past few decades.
Newfoundland and Labrador’s offshore oil and gas industry is the province’s largest contributor to the economy and will be critically important to its future.
Oil tankers load up in a port at twilight.
The Great Acceleration inaugurated the Anthropocene in the 1950s. Now, a similar race for resources and space is happening in the ocean.
Crossrail under construction.
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More spin less gas?
The choice is now between a green grid or a whole lot more gas-fired power.
Offshore wind turbine near Scotland.
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Generating less electricity with fossil fuels could help save lives.
Mass. Gov. Charlie Baker signed a comprehensive energy law in 2016 that authorized the development of new offshore wind and hydroelectric projects.
Massachusetts governor’s office
Several states, including Massachusetts and Rhode Island, have developed ambitious renewable energy targets that hinge in large part on getting their power from turbines stationed in the water.
Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo, left, speaks with Deepwater Wind CEO Jeffery Grybowski in 2016.
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Experts expect the wind business to remain brisk in the US and abroad, on land and offshore.
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Offshore wind is an expensive business to get into.
Drax and Eggborough power stations in England.
Why go to all that bother when you can just half-fill the kettle?
By 2030, the Blue Economy will be worth $3 trillion. And the UK is well placed to capture a slice of this lucrative market, if it meets the challenges involved with innovation and ambition.
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Plans to build the world's largest offshore windfarm show projects are getting bigger and bigger, and moving ever further from land.
Gui Jun Peng
The UK's first new nuclear power station since the 1990s is coming at the expense of renewable energy and leaving us unnervingly in hock to the Chinese.
Energy secretary Amber Rudd on the march.
With wind braced for more cutbacks, government backing of nuclear and fracking will end in tears.
Would you please tell me when my light turns green?
Tough Tory manifesto commitments and hatred of wind farms from the right will make it hard for the new government to meet its EU renewables commitments. Scotland might be able to help.
The planned wind farm will be four times larger than the current champ - London Array.
London Array Limited
Dogger Bank, a popular fishing spot in the North Sea, could soon host up to 400 wind turbines.
Is this the future of offshore wind?
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Thar she blows!
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An engineering renaissance for Hull.
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Offshore wind: pause for thought.
The government has announced that the final prices paid to generators of solar, onshore and offshore wind would change to favour offshore wind at the expense of the others. While the difference is fairly…