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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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The impact of global sea-level rise on tides might affect tidal energy decisions

According to a study conducted by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), the University of Southampton and Deltares, the impact of global sea-level rise on tides has inferences on future coastal flood risk, harbor management, and the long-term planning of tidal energy sites.

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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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The Barents Sea: new licensing round, Statoil’s drilling permit and Eni’s oil discovery

At the beginning of the year, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has declared that 2017 could set a new record for exploratory drilling in the Barents Sea. This week, the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has opened the 24th licensing round offering 93 blocks in the Barents Sea, Statoil was licensed to drill its third well in the area and Eni made a new discovery in the region.

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