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First Geophysical Survey for Mayflower Wind

TerraSond survey Mayflower Wind

TerraSond, an Acteon company, has completed a high-resolution geophysical survey for Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC. The two-month campaign, which began in July 2019, surveyed an area, 20 mi. south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, that can support up to 1,600 MW of offshore wind. The wind farm is scheduled to deliver

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Erik Milito Becomes NOIA President

Erik Milito

Veteran energy industry association executive Erik Milito has been named the new president of the National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) and will take the helm of the offshore energy association effective November 1, 2019. Milito has extensive experience in implementing strategic outreach and public relations platforms for high-profile issues on behalf of the energy industry. He is a seasoned spokesperson

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Online Database for Northwest Europe Wave, Tidal Energy Sector

RESOURCECODE

A new project, funded by Ocean Energy Era-Net Cofund, has been launched to support investment and growth in the wave and tidal energy sector through the creation of an integrated marine data toolbox. The RESOURCECODE project brings together the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Ifremer, Ocean Data Lab, SmartBay Ireland, Centrale Nantes, University College Dublin, University of Edinburgh and INNOSEA. 

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France Cuts Oil, Gas Licenses

France plans to stop granting shale oil and gas exploration licenses at home and in overseas territories, with the goal of increasing the amount of renewables as an energy source, the UN’s Climate Action Programme reported. There are also proposals to increase the diesel tax and make faster decisions on curtailing pollution. Read more here.

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