FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享BusinessGreen:The total pipeline of offshore wind projects worldwide has surged 47 per cent since January, signaling continued rapid growth for the sector as it weathers global supply chain disruptions and economic turbulence wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, according to RenewableUK.The latest edition of the UK trade association’s Offshore Wind Project Intelligence report today reveals the total capacity of offshore wind projects worldwide that are operational or in various development stages now stands at 197.4GW, up from 134.7GW in mid-January.The UK has retained its position as global offshore wind leader in the report, boasting a total pipeline of 41.3GW – up 12 per cent from January – while China has jumped from fourth to second place in the league table with an 80 per cent increase in offshore wind capacity from 14.5GW to 26.1GW over the period. The USA sits in third, meanwhile, with a total capacity of 16.3GW, followed by Brazil and Taiwan, according to RenewableUK.The report also notes that the UK remains the country with the most operational offshore wind in the world at 10.4GW, followed by Germany with 7.7GW and China with 4.6GW.Melanie Onn, deputy chief executive of RenewableUK, said the findings of the trade body’s report today demonstrated “enormous” global appetite for offshore wind projects as governments seek to transition their energy sources to cheaper, greener alternatives to fossil fuels in the coming years.[Cecilia Keating]More: Global offshore wind project pipeline surges in 2020 despite Covid-19 Global offshore wind pipeline nearing 200GW—RenewableUK
The Commander who hosted the competition added that sport may also remove young people from negative influences like anti-social peer groups, drugs and alcohol, low-self esteem and boredom.According to him, organising such event would serve as a strategy to manage the growing youth population and to control their restiveness as well as social instability in the country.The novelty football match commenced with a symbolic kick-off by the Special Guest of Honour.The match ended in a 2-2 draw.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Segun Awofadeji in BauchiThe Commander, Armoured Corps, Bauchi, Major General J.O Akomolafe has described sporting activities as a major strategy to manage and control youth restiveness as well as social instability in the country.General Akomolafe who was Special Guest of Honour at the novelty football match between Youths of Shadawanka and Obienu Barracks in Bauchi over the weekend, emphasised that the aim of the competition was to foster unity and mutual cooperation between the youths of the cantonment.
Share Sports Information Services (SIS) has outlined plans to return to ‘full strength’ with the resumption of its greyhound service from 29 June.In line with the Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) guidance, which will see the removal of the 20 minute gap between races, SIS will be able to operate over 640 races a week, including a return to early morning races.The SIS Greyhound Service will also offer coverage from seven Irish racing tracks, including Cork, Kilkenny, Limerick, Mullingar, Tralee, Waterford, and Youghal. The Irish addition will bolster the number of races offered by SIS ‘back to the level pre-lockdown’.Gordon Bissett, Greyhound Operations Manager at SIS, said: “It’s great to see greyhound racing back to the pre-lockdown levels. It has been a difficult time for the industry, but we have worked closely with our partner tracks to resume racing safely and have been pleased with everyone’s efforts.“Having Irish greyhound racing return to the service is also very exciting and will help provide our operator customers with competitive racing action 14 hours a day, offering over 33,500 races each year.” Mark Moisley joins GBGB as Executive Commercial Director August 6, 2020 Related Articles StumbleUpon Share SIS grows Latin American footprint through Betcris deal August 12, 2020 SIS adds Irish Greyhound Derby to its portfolio August 13, 2020 Submit