Denmark designs the largest offshore wind farm in the world

    Pioneer country and one of the leaders in wind energy, is now studying to build a megapark of marine wind turbines that would have the capacity to produce 10 GW (10,000 MW). This energy would be sufficient to cover the annual electricity demand of more than 10 million European households. In total, offshore wind farms installed in Denmark have a capacity of 1.7 GW, which would mean multiplying the project by more than five. Although coal, oil and gas still play an important role in the country’s energy mix, wind power is increasing. It would, by far, be the world’s most powerful project in offshore wind power (also known as offshore), taking into account that the largest park currently in operation, located in British waters, has an installed capacity of 659 MW. Although, for now, it’s just an ...

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The Tramontana submarine can be visited in Ferrol

    Ferrol will once again host open days to visit a military submarine. After the success of the public last March with the arrival of the submersible Mistral (S-73), next weekend will arrive at the Military Arsenal another of the three units of the series, the Tramontana (S-74). The Tramontana, unit of the Galerna class (S-71), of French design, was built in the old Bazán at the beginning of the 80s. Like the other submersibles of the series, it has a length of almost 68 meters, a sleeve 6.8 meters and capacity for 60 crew.

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Galician offshore wind sets the challenge of doubling employment in 4 years

    Offshore wind is one of the main sectors on which a large number of Galician companies have diversified their activity, especially those linked to shipbuilding. The focus of this business in the community is in Fene, in the Navantia shipyard, which together with Windar Renovables has already won seven contracts in this market, which has generated employment and employment. To address the future of this market, they met on Wednesday at the Ferrol headquarters of the Association of Metallurgical Industries of Galicia (Asime) members of the Galician Offshore Energy Group, which is formed by about 40 companies. Among them are Navantia, Windar, Iberdrola and Nervión Industries, as well as organizations such as the Port Authorities of Ferrol and A Coruña. At the meeting, Asime highlighted that currently, Galician offshore wind directly employs more than 800 workers, to which ...

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