The Offshore Wind Industry’s Urgent Need

The offshore wind industry is developing rapidly. Last year, the use of wind energy grew with 19% in the EU.

Ørsted Finds Land Legs

Ørsted has entered into an agreement with global infrastructure investment manager I Squared Capital and management ...

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New York to Study European OW Transmission Models

New York power agencies and partners have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to conduct a study of successful ...

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Ørsted Stays on Upward Path

Ørsted reported DKK 1.8 billion (EUR 241.5 million) profit from offshore wind farms in the second quarter of 2018, ...

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Vineyard Wind All About That Base

Vineyard Wind officials have visited the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant as part of efforts ...

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EDF and Fishermen's Energy Seek New Jersey OWF Approval

EDF Renewables North America and Fishermen’s Energy have submitted a joint petition for approval of the Nautilus ...

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Bay State Wind Rejigs Offshore Layout

US offshore wind developer Bay State Wind has revised a turbine layout pattern on a New England offshore wind farm ...

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Deepwater Wind Deploys Offshore Survey Teams

US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind is beginning a new phase of work that will help inform the design and ...

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Ørsted Hires Geophysical Surveyor for Virginia Pilot Project

Ørsted has announced that the research vessel Gerry Bordelon will conduct final geophysical studies on the site of ...

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Icebreaker Adjudicatory Hearing Gets New Date

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has rescheduled the adjudicatory hearing regarding Icebreaker ...

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US Wants Cutting-Edge Offshore Wind Test Facilities

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has invited public comment on its Request for Information (RFI) regarding ...

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First Large-Scale US OWF to Lower Electricity Bills

The 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm will deliver electricity at a total levelized price of USD 65/MWh for ...

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MHI Vestas Joins Global Wind Energy Council

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has become a member of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the trade body representing ...

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Massachusetts Opens Door to More Offshore Wind

The Massachusetts House and Senate have approved a bill which could boost the state's target of installed and ...

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Icebreaker Gets Water Quality Certificate

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Section 401 water quality certificate of approval to ...

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New York Zones In on Offshore Wind

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has called on the US Department of Interior to delineate and lease at least four new ...

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Vineyard Wind Adds Fisheries Liaison Officer to Its Team

Vineyard Wind has appointed Crista Bank as Fisheries Liaison to lead the project’s regional engagement with fishing ...

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US Wind Farm Installation to Surge Ahead of PTC Phase-Out

Installation of new wind energy projects in the U.S. will significantly increase between 2018 and 2020, before ...

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New Jersey Pitches Offshore Wind Energy Certificate Rule

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has proposed a rule that would establish an offshore wind funding ...

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Virginia Hires BVG Associates as Offshore Wind Strategist

The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) has selected BVG Associates to help develop strategies ...

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Virginia Offshore Wind Pilot to Apply for SCC Approval

Virginia-based Dominion Energy plans to seek approval from the State Corporation Commission (SCC) for its proposed ...

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Bloomberg: Shell Applies for Massachusetts OW Lease Sale

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Oil & gas giant Shell has filed the required documents to qualify for bidding at an upcoming offshore wind lease ...

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Top News of the Week, 16 – 22 July 2018

Top five of the most read news on Offshore WIND from 16 to 22 July.

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US: DOE Makes USD 6 Million Available for Advanced Wind R&D

U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) has announced a funding opportunity for ...

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Deutsche Bucht Accepts Mono Bucket Challenge

The Deutsche Bucht Mono Bucket pilot demonstrator project has reached financial close, Northland Deutsche Bucht ...

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Barbados to Gauge (Floating) Offshore Wind Potential

The government of Barbados has invited expressions of interest for a wide range of studies that would ultimately ...

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Ørsted Deploys AXYS FLiDAR WindSentinel Off New Jersey

Ørsted has deployed the AXYS FLiDAR WindSentinel floating LiDAR at the federally leased area some 10 miles (approx. ...

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Deepwater Wind Takes Steps to Prevent Fishing Gear Issues

US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has adopted a procedure designed to prevent impacts to commercial fishing ...

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