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Ørsted North America, Offshore Announces New Head of Project Development

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BOSTON /3BL Media/ – Ørsted today announced Patricia DiOrio as the company’s new head of project development. DiOrio will be based in Boston and, as a member of the Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind leadership, will lead the company’s North American Offshore Project Development team, including all strategic and growth efforts in pre-asset project development and bid submissions. She brings over twenty years of experience in strategy, project development, finance and engineering.

Edison Chouest Offshore Affiliate Executes Long-Term Charter Agreement With Ørsted and Eversource for Provision of the First U.S. Jones Act Compliant Wind Farm Service Operation Vessel

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Cut Off, Louisiana /3BL Media/ — Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted and Eversource announced today the execution of a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever U.S. flagged “Jones Act” compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV). The SOV will be engineered, constructed and operated by ECO as an integral part of the operation and maintenance of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind and Sunrise Wind offshore wind farms in the northeast United States, which are dependent on obtaining the necessary federal permits from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM).

Webinar: How Can Governments Attract Private Investment for the Green Energy Transition?

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The world is not on track to avoid the catastrophic impacts of climate change. With 2030 just a decade away, governments are under pressure to speed up the clean energy transition.

The good news is that: a) technologies and capital are available to accelerate the green energy transition, and b) the private sector is ready to invest billions of green dollars into decarbonization and clean energy.

Four Things Governments Can Do to Attract More Renewable Energy Investment

By Jakob Askou Bøss, Senior Vice President for Corporate Strategy and Stakeholder Relations, Ørsted and Jennifer Layke, Director of Global Energy Program, World Resources Institute
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The technologies and the capital are available to accelerate the green energy transition, but the global transformation from fossil fuels to clean energy is not moving forward quickly enough. Governments need to adjust their institutional and regulatory framework to pave the way for the necessary private investments to get the job done.

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The technologies and the capital are available to accelerate the green energy transition, but the global transformation from fossil fuels to clean energy is not moving forward quickly enough. Governments need to adjust their institutional and regulatory framework to pave the way for the necessary private investments to get the job done.

Maersk Supply Service and Ørsted to Test Offshore Charging Buoy to Reduce Vessel Emissions

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Developed by Maersk Supply Service, the proto-type buoy acts as a safe mooring point and charging station for vessels, potentially displacing a significant amount of marine fuel with green electricity, and will be tested at an Ørsted offshore wind farm in 2021.

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Developed by Maersk Supply Service, the proto-type buoy acts as a safe mooring point and charging station for vessels, potentially displacing a significant amount of marine fuel with green electricity, and will be tested at an Ørsted offshore wind farm in 2021.

Meet Georgea, Wind Turbine Technician at Ørsted

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Georgea talks about her job as a wind turbine technician, working out at sea and constantly developing the technical skills needed to keep Ørsted’s wind turbines producing green energy.

Green Energy Could Put Your Company on the Path to Net Zero: Here's How You Start

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By choosing renewable energy, companies can curb their greenhouse gas emissions and help tackle the climate emergency. Here are some practical tips to get you started.

Ørsted Appoints Mads Nipper the Next CEO of Ørsted

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The Board of Directors at Ørsted appointed Mads Nipper CEO and Group President of Ørsted as of 1 January 2021. Mads Nipper is currently CEO and Group President at Grundfos.

The appointment follows the decision by Henrik Poulsen, announced on 15 June 2020, to resign his position and step down as CEO of Ørsted no later than 31 January 2021.

Thomas Thune Andersen, Chairman of the Board of Directors, said:

Lobster Populations Remain Healthy as Wind Farm Study Results Are Published

Wind farm construction and operation has no significant negative impact on the ecology of European lobsters, according to the study.
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Results from a survey have recently been published by the Holderness Fishing Industry Group (HFIG) which suggest that wind farm construction and operation has no significant negative impact on the ecology of European lobsters.

Leading green energy providers Ørsted worked with HFIG in 2013 to conduct a long-term study which examined the ecological effects on shellfish during the construction and operation of Westermost Rough offshore wind farm, off the east coast of the United Kingdom.

Ørsted pioneers an "Immersive Safety" program in the Humber region

The Thrive program is designed to change attitudes and behaviors towards safety.
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Renewable energy company Ørsted recently opened a fully immersive safety training programme called Thrive. It's a first for the Humber region, which is a hub for the UK's offshore wind industry.

The one-day interactive, multi-media programme is designed to transform behaviours and attitudes to safety.  Thrive includes a hard-hitting multi-media scenario which examines the build-up to a fatal incident on a load-out operation and its consequences.

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