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Annual Innovation Forum 2022

Annual Innovation Forum 2022

Representatives of the NorthWind consortium were assembled in Trondheim today for the Centre’s very first in-person Annual Innovation Forum. This is an occasion for scientists

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NTNU main building
Offshore wind at NTNU

Employees in the oil and gas industry have much of what it takes to work in the industry that will supply Norway and the world with clean energy in the coming decades. NTNU therefore offers an introductory course in offshore wind for oil and gas workers funded by the Norwegian Directorate for Higher Education and Skills (HKDir).

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Bottom-fixed wind turbines at sea.
The US wants 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030, but is it possible?

The White House wants to help raise 30 gigawatts of offshore wind power by 2030 — a pledge that will require pushing 16 individual wind farms through the regulatory gauntlet by the end of Biden’s first term.

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Wind turbines in China
Europe’s Wind Industry Is Stumbling When It’s Needed Most

Makers of wind turbines are reporting mounting losses, and fret about losing out to rivals from China, as countries chase ambitious clean energy targets.

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Hywind Scotland wind farm - Photo: Equinor
Fish thriving at Hywind Scotland

The population of herring and sprat may be higher in the area where the wind turbines are installed compared to an area 10 kilometers from Equinor’s Hywind Scotland offshore wind farm, a new study shows.

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Vindmøller i Øresund mellom København og Malmö. Paul Kleiven / NTB
Delaying offshore wind can hurt climate targets

Offshore wind is being touted as the solution to enable Norway to reach its climate targets by 2030, but most of the planned development will happen after that date. “A sad situation”, says scientist.

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Norwegian offshore wind development in New York

Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre highlights Norway’s offshore wind power initiative in connection with Climate Week NYC. Equinor will be providing nearly two million US homes with electricity generated by offshore wind, making it the largest offshore wind power developer in New York. 

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Artist's rendering of the Holland Hydrogen 1 plant.
Shell to build offshore wind powered green hydrogen plant

Shell announces plans to build a 200MW green hydrogen project at the Port of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands. Holland Hydrogen 1 will use a 200MW alkaline electrolyser supplied by Thyssenkrupp and be powered by the yet-to-be-built 759MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.

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