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Wind energy in 2035: Cheaper, more efficient, and bigger turbines

Interesting Engineering 27 May 2022
Advantages of wind energy ... In contrast, wind energy installations can be constructed without drastically altering land usage patterns and have been able to be set up offshore as well. To tide over the challenges of underwater construction, wind energy plants can now be set up on floating platforms ... Advertisement ... The paper was published in the journal.

EirGrid posts higher revenues and profits for 2021

RTE 27 May 2022
EirGrid, which operates the national electricity grid on the island of Ireland, has reported higher revenues and pre-tax profits for last year ... When constructed, the underwater link will allow the Irish grid to exchange power with the electricity system in France ... .

China Launches an Autonomous Mothership Full of Autonomous Drones

Slashdot 25 May 2022
An anonymous reader quotes a report from New Atlas ... It'll carry, launch, recover and co-ordinate the actions of more than 50 other autonomous aerial, surface and underwater vehicles. The Huangpu Wenchong Shipyard began construction on the Zhu Hai Yun last July in Guangzhou ... Read more of this story at Slashdot. .

Ballard Marine Construction acquires Md.’s Marine Technologies

Maryland Daily Record 24 May 2022
(MTI), a heavy civil, marine, and underwater construction company based in Baltimore.

Ballard Marine Construction, LLC Opens Baltimore Office

Ellensburg Daily Record 24 May 2022
WASHOUGAL, Wash., May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ballard Marine Construction (Ballard), a specialty underwater and marine contractor has purchased the property and equipment assets of Marine Technologies Inc. (MTI),�a heavy civil, marine, and underwater construction company based in Baltimore, MD ... SOURCE Ballard Marine Construction.

Celtic Interconnector is granted planning permission

RTE 23 May 2022
When constructed, the underwater link will allow the Irish grid to exchange power with the electricity system in France ... "A lot of people have been involved in this project and we recognise especially the input of communities in East Cork who have provided important feedback and engaged constructively with the project team.".

Ricoh announces rugged, waterproof WG series digital compact camera for underwater, outdoor and industrial photography

Longview News-Journal 19 May 2022
The rugged construction of the RICOH WG-80 makes it ideal for capturing images and video in challenging conditions of all kinds ... Main Features of the RICOH WG-80 .Heavy-duty construction assuring underwater shooting down to 14 meters (46 feet), for up to two hours ... Underwater shooting mode.

Greece's Piraeus Port Authority grants building for construction of Museum of Underwater Antiquities

Xinhua 18 May 2022
(PPA), a member of China's COSCO Shipping group, has donated the so-called SILO building and its adjacent spaces at the port to the Greek Ministry of Culture and Sports for the construction of a Museum of Underwater Antiquities, according to a joint a press release issued on Wednesday.

India's first underwater road-cum-rail tunnels to be built in Assam, details here

DNA India 18 May 2022
Railway Ministry and Road Transport Ministry along with the Border Road Organisation (BRO) are planning to construct the country's first underwater road-cum-rail tunnels across Brahmaputra river in Assam at an estimated cost of Rs 7,000 crore ... construction will be undertaken.

Ricoh announces rugged WG-80 compact camera with better built-in LED lights

Digital Photography Review 18 May 2022
As with its predecessors, the WG-80 has a built-in underwater capture mode for both photos and video that adjusts the color balance and contrast to account for different lighting beneath the surface ... Heavy-duty construction assuring underwater shooting down to 14 meters (46 feet), for up to two hours.

India plans own ‘Channel’ tunnel

The Times of India 17 May 2022
The road and railway ministries and the Border Road Organisation (BRO) have come on board for construction of the country’s first underwater road-cum-rail tunnels across the mighty Brahmaputra in Assam ... This will be the first project where integrated tunnel construction will be undertaken.

NoonPost: Russia to take control of alternative gas sources for the EU

Pravda 13 May 2022
The publicist came to this conclusion after Moscow expressed interest in investing in the construction of the world's longest underwater gas pipeline, Nigeria-Morocco ... ....

Was it the mob?: Body found in Lake Mead brings plenty of speculation

Las Vegas Review-Journal 13 May 2022
With the identification of the man still a mystery, he said, it is too early to say how the body ended up in trapped in underwater grave for decades ... Drums left behind by dam construction workers decades ago are easy to find underwater, said D.J.

China's self-developed Subsea Xmas Tree system installed in Hainan

ECNS 12 May 2022
CNOOC's oil and gas extraction facility (Photo/CNOOC) ... The Subsea Xmas Tree is the core equipment in the offshore oil and gas production system ... and Europe have mastered the design and construction of the underwater extraction system ... Related news.

These 6 educators are OC’s newest Teachers of the Year

Orange County Register 11 May 2022
But a peek out the window revealed the familiar faces of her siblings, nieces, nephews and parents ... Last year, two Orange County educators were awarded the state title ... Jill Summerhays ... Blue construction paper covers the walls in Summerhays’ classroom, with cut-out underwater critters swimming alongside the preschoolers who step inside each day.

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