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Wind producer Gamesa cancels offshore wind project planned for Virginia

Gamesa, a major producer of wind farms globally, has shelved its plan for an offshore wind farm in Virginia because a difficult financing climate and weaker “regulatory” support in the US.

The company will instead focus on building an offshore prototype off the coast of Spain.

Gamesa had built an offshore turbine at a Research and Development Center in Cape Charles, Virginia, but reported that “prospects for the U.S. offshore market and its regulatory conditions in this segment so far do not justify the next step, the installation of a prototype in

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Report shows UK’s offshore wind power could easily outstrip oil and gas in North Sea

The leading renewable energy trade association in the United Kingdom, Renewable UK, is celebrating a report released today that shows that offshore wind power generation in the North Sea could eclipse the power generated by oil and gas production in the same region.

Offshore wind in the UK could supercede oil and gas production in the North Sea

Offshore wind in the UK could supercede oil and gas production in the North Sea

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