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5 things to remember about Offshore Wind in Europe

Every year, WindEurope publishes its report on the evolution of the offshore wind sector. The conclusions for the year 2017 are impressive. Here are the five things to remember from this report:

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New regional datasets available for the Indian coasts

R K Singh, Power and New & Renewable Energy minister of India announced that the government plans to reach 200 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, including 5 GW of offshore wind power being auctioned just for next year ! To help India to reach its goal, Metocean Analytics offers now regional datasets for the Indian coasts !

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Wind turbines can compensate less windy conditions on coldest days

An analysis conducted in Great Britain concluded that even if winter days are usually less windy, wind turbines might work harder on the coldest days, compensating high power demand.

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Second US offshore wind project to be built off the coast of Virginia

Dominion Energy Virginia have signed an agreement and strategic partnership with DONG Energy to construct two 6-megawatt turbines off the coast of Virginia Beach, in the mid-Atlantic

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MaRINET2 project granted 1.3 million euros for ocean energy development

Thirty four ocean energy technology development teams were awarded with €1.3 million to test their devices on MaRINET2 project’s facilities as well as in real sea conditions.

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