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Offshore wind: New Ocean Grid project in the North Sea
The Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, Iselin Nybø, announced today that the Ocean Grid project (in Norwegian: Havnett) will get financial support of 82.7 million NOK, through the Green Platform scheme.
- Wind energy for offshore installations: opportunities and challengeson 28/09/2021
Natural gas represented approximately 50% of the Norwegian production of oil equivalents in 2020. However, not all gas extracted from the Norwegian Continental…
Six factors that will determine the cost of offshore wind power
Large cost cuts are achievable for both floating and bottom-fixed wind farms in the future. If we do this correctly, floating wind turbines will be able to compete with bottom-fixed wind turbines by 2030.
Champions Corner: John Olav Tande develops tomorrow’s wind power technology
John Olav Giæver Tande is Chief Scientist and Research Manager at SINTEF Energy Research (Norway), and a pioneer in floating offshore wind energy. He is the director of the newly launched NorthWind research centre, an 8 year, 31.5 million EUR research centre working on innovations to make wind power cheaper, more efficient, and more sustainable.