Ahead of Floating Offshore Wind UK, RenewableUK’s Chief Economist Marina Valls looks at the opportunity for this innovative technology to build on existing UK oil and gas expertise, and what this might mean for the future of energy extractives. Aberdeen is a great place to be talking floating wind, as it’s long been home to the best of international energy expertise. Traditionally the city’s energy professionals cut their teeth in the oil and gas industry. But in a net zero world, we will need to use their skills and expertise to help the world shift rapidly to low carbon. Floating wind provides an opportunity not just for renewable electricity generation, but as a power source for clean hydrogen production to deliver heat and transport fuel.
RenewableUK 28th Oct 2019 read more »