Walney Extension is situated in the Irish Sea.
A global coalition focusing on ocean energy was announced Monday, with its members saying they want to advance the “sustainable deployment of ocean-based renewable energy” and, in addition, mitigate the impacts of climate change.
The coalition is set to have a strong focus on offshore wind but will also look at technologies including wave and tidal power.
“If we’re serious about fighting the climate crisis, it’s vital we decarbonise the world’s energy use as quickly as possible through technologies like offshore wind,” Benj Sykes, vice president at Orsted, said in a statement issued Monday.
Sykes added that the new coalition would work together to “accelerate the opportunity presented by ocean renewables to achieve the Paris Agreement goals.”
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