bp is moving into offshore wind for the first time with a new strategic partnership with Equinor. Its first deal will be to develop major assets with the potential to power more than 2 million homes in the US. We find out more about the Equinor partnership and the potential of offshore wind energy to help meet the world’s climate goals
12 February 2020: bp announces net zero ambition. CEO Bernard Looney says: “We have to change. And we want to change ̶ this is the right thing for the world and for bp.”
26 February 2020: Underpinning bp's ambition is a drive to increase transparency. That work sees bp announce that it will leave three US-based trade associations following an in-depth review.
9 July 2020: bp turns up the dial on our net zero ambition with a trio of low carbon energy investments in two of the world’s fast-growing renewable energy markets.
4 August 2020: bp announces our new strategy that will see us transform. Major steps to take include large-scale reduction of our operational and upstream-related emissions, increased investment in renewables and a scaling back of hydrocarbons production.
10 September 2020: bp makes its first move into offshore wind with the announcement of a new strategic partnership with Equinor to develop major assets with the potential to power more than 2 million homes in US. Equinor is a leader in the offshore wind sector, which is growing at around 20% a year globally and recognized as being a key part of the world’s need to limit emissions.
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Net Zero Teesside is a carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) project, based in the northeast of England, which has the potential to be the world’s first clean energy industrial cluster
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