2022-12-06
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/42006-oregon-floating-offshore-usa-wind-farm-agency-department-of-energy-study-benefits-electricity-grid-state-challenge

Study on floating offshore wind off the Oregon coast published

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The study found that floating offshore wind could bring compelling benefits to the state, including helping Oregon achieve its clean energy goals.

Official Press Release Oregon Department of Energy:

New Oregon Department of Energy Report Outlines Benefits and Challenges to Floating Offshore Wind Off Oregon’s Coast

Floating offshore wind facilities could help Oregon achieve its clean energy goals but face challenges ahead of potential deployment off the state’s coast, according to a new report by the Oregon Department of Energy.

The first renewable offshore wind facilities came online in Denmark in the 1990s and have since been installed in shallow waters across the world. Now, experts are looking at how offshore wind facilities could be deployed in deeper waters by affixing wind turbine technology to floating platforms. Off the Oregon coast, which has some of the strongest wind resources in the world, deeper sea floors would require floating offshore wind technology. The Oregon Legislature directed ODOE to conduct a study outlining the benefits and challenges of integrating up... ... More: Official Press Release Oregon Department of Energy

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