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Study on Offshore Electrification

Global energy consultancy Xodus is assessing the infrastructure and modifications required to enable electrification of Harbour Energy’s Central North Sea assets following the successful delivery of a power optimization study examining the opportunities available to rationalize the generation systems on the Everest and Lomond assets.   Implementing electrification on offshore assets can reduce operational expenditure, increase uptime across all assets and

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RINA Chosen for Italy-Tunisia Interconnection Marine Feasibility Study

RINA, in JV with the Tunisian subsidiary Comete Engineering, has been awarded a public tender for the marine feasibility study for the 600-MW Italy-Tunisia Interconnection issued by ELMED ÉTUDES SÀRL, a joint venture between Terna and Société Tunisienne de l’Électricité et du Gaz (STEG), the two companies which, respectively, manage the Italian and Tunisian electricity transmission grids. The Italy-Tunisia Interconnection is

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Rivers Melt Arctic Ice, Warming Air and Ocean

NASA Arctic Canada

A new study shows that increased heat from Arctic rivers is melting sea ice in the Arctic Ocean and warming the atmosphere. The study published in Science Advances was led by the Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology, with contributing authors in the United States, United Arab Emirates, Finland and Canada. According to the research, major Arctic rivers contribute significantly more

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New Estimate: 10 Times More Plastic in Atlantic

plastic waste on coast

The mass of “invisible” microplastics found in the upper waters of the Atlantic Ocean is approximately 12 to 21 million tonnes, according to research published in the journal Nature Communications. Significantly, this figure is only for three of the most common types of plastic litter in a limited size range. Yet, it is comparable in magnitude to estimates of all plastic waste that

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Research on Floating Offshore Wind Costs

Scott Hamilton Xodus

Global energy consultancy Xodus Group has launched a three-year collaborative research project on thecosts around floating offshore wind. The study, led by Xodus through the IDCORE programme, is a collaborative partnership between the Universities of Edinburgh, Strathclyde and Exeter, as well as the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS). To enable the best industry outcomes, Xodus is issuing an open

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