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31Dec/20

Equinor begins construction of world’s largest floating offshore wind project in Norway

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享OffshoreWind.biz:The construction has started on the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, Hywind Tampen, at Kværner Stord in Norway, Equinor said.Kværner’s assignment will include building eleven floating concrete hulls for the Siemens Gamesa 8 MW turbines on the 88 MW Hywind Tampen.“Eighty percent of the world’s offshore wind resources are located in deep water areas and are available for floating offshore wind projects. If we can use projects like Hywind Tampen to make floating offshore wind competitive with other forms of energy, the technology will be able to deliver large-scale renewable power and contribute to a more sustainable global energy supply. A floating offshore wind market will also open up considerable industrial opportunities for Norwegian industry,” [said Equinor’s president and CEO Eldar Sætre.]Equinor’s ambition is for floating offshore wind to be competitive with other forms of energy by 2030.“By using larger turbines, concrete substructures, new technology and a new assembly method, we’re well on our way toward delivering on the objective to reduce costs by more than 40% compared with Hywind Scotland. This is an important step to establish floating wind as a sustainable power supply alternative,” said Hywind Tampen project director Olav-Bernt Haga. “If more major floating offshore wind projects are realised in the future, it will be possible to reduce costs even further, and we could see a development in cost reductions equivalent to the one we’ve seen in fixed foundation offshore wind.”The Hywind Tampen project will be the first floating offshore wind project to supply renewable power for oil and gas installations. The wind farm is expected to cover about 35 percent of the annual power needs on the five platforms Snorre A and B and Gullfaks A, B and C. Located about 140 kilometres off the Norwegian coast in water depths of between 260 and 300 metres, Hywind Tampen will reduce emissions from the Gullfaks and Snorre fields by more than 200,000 tonnes per year, which corresponds to annual emissions from 100,000 private vehicles, Equinor said.[Adnan Durakovic]More: Construction starts on world’s largest floating offshore wind farm Equinor begins construction of world’s largest floating offshore wind project in Norwaylast_img read more

22Sep/20

WWE legend Kamala dies of COVID-19

first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians Former WWE star James ‘Kamala’ Harris has died aged 70 from coronavirus complications.A huge star in the 1980s and early 90s, Kamala stood tall at 6ft 7in and was known as the the “Ugandan giant”. Harris’s wife confirmed he had tested positive for coronavirus last week and his autobiography’s co-author, Kenny Casanova, has stated: “Corona took him.”Kamala last wrestled in 2010, before having both legs amputated.He suffered with high blood pressure and diabetes also.A WWE statement said: “WWE is saddened to learn that James Harris, known to WWE fans as Kamala, has passed away at age 70.“Under the frightening face paint of Kamala, the 6-foot-7, 380-pound Harris battled the greatest Superstars in sports-entertainment history, including Hulk Hogan, The Undertaker and Andre the Giant. “He terrorized opponents and thrilled audiences in Mid-South, World Class Championship Wrestling, WCW and WWE until 2006.“WWE extends its condolences to Harris’ family, friends and fans.”Casanova, wrote on Facebook: “Just got off the phone.“Unfortunately, the rumors were correct. To make matters worse, it was Corona that took him; he was one of the good ones.“Kamala was one of the most believable monsters in wrestling. “He played the role perfectly, but was also one of the nicest guys you could meet.“In helping him get his book out there, we became pretty close over the years and I am happy to have been his friend…”—Tags: COVID-19James HarrisWWElast_img read more