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A European Consortium is Trying to Build Floating Ocean Spaces

A consortium of seventeen European partners is trying to create floating workspaces at sea by developing a standardized, cost-efficient, modular island with low ecological impact. Four applications for floating ocean spaces are under study: farming, transport and logistics hubs, energy hubs and living. The project, called Space@Sea is partly funded by EU’s Horizon 2020 research program. It is coordinated by

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Sea Technology and IOSTIA Partner to Assist Blue Tech

  The International Ocean Science and Technology Industry Association (IOSTIA) is a new 501(c)(6) industry association representing businesses that provide technology and services for sectors that sustainably and commercially utilize the oceans. IOSTIA entered a partnership with Sea Technology magazine to assist blue tech companies by providing information on products and advancements and contributing to IOSTIA’s Small Business Advantage Program,

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Keuka Moves into Offshore Wind

Keuka Research & Development, of the Keuka Energy Group of Companies, has moved from R&D into the U.S. offshore wind arena. The 175-MW wind-power generation project, now under construction at its facility in Palatka, Florida, will soon be based out of Green Cove Springs, Florida. Project completion is scheduled for 2023, at which time it is expected to produce the

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Pioneer Wind Farm Retiring

Twenty-five years ago, the world’s first offshore wind farm was constructed close to shore in the low waters off Vindeby near Lolland in the southeast of Denmark. Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, comprising 11 offshore wind turbines, was connected to the grid in 1991. DONG Energy, owner and operator of the wind farm, has decided to decommission it, and dismantling has

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