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Offshore Wind likely see ? oating turbines. Offshore wind is expected to evolve much like offshore oil and gas, where shallow water jack-ups gave way to deepwater “? oaters”. In its late 2020

DEME report on ? oating wind, class society DNV said, “Because ? oating wind can be deployed in any depth of water, it opens up these sites—bringing wind power in reach of offshore much more of the world’s population including the mega cities of Asia Paci? c.” jackup

Though the ongoing push to renewable energy will see a big pivot from combustion to electri? cation, power generation does not stop with electricity. The Atlantic installation

Shores project (which could eventually supply more than 2 GW of electricity), off the coast of Atlantic City, will include a pilot project to produce “green hydrogen” using vessel offshore wind.


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