US offshore wind opportunities in 2018

The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note.

Vineyard Wind to Kick Off Geophysical Surveys in April

With the first days of April, Vineyard Wind will commence geophysical surveys at its offshore wind lease area, and ...

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Scour Prevention Systems Secures US Patent for SPM

Scour Prevention Systems has won a full US patent for its Scour Prevention Mattresses (SPM), designed to protect ...

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US Atlantic Coast Could Run on Offshore Wind Power

Offshore winds blowing off the US Atlantic Coast could produce four times more electricity each year than the ...

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Quest Offshore Sets Up Floating Wind Platform

Texas-based Quest Offshore Resources today announced the launch of Quest Floating Wind Energy (Q FWE). Q FWE is a ...

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Vineyard Wind and SMAST Studying Fisheries

Vineyard Wind has entered into a collaborative agreement with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth's School ...

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Bay State Wind Teams Up with NEC for Energy Storage Solution

Bay State Wind has entered into a Letter of Intent to work collaboratively with Massachusetts-based NEC Energy ...

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Bay State Wind Receives FAST-41 Status

Bay State Wind, a proposed 400-800MW offshore wind project off Massachusetts, has been designated as a covered ...

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GE Appoints New LM Wind Power CEO

GE Renewable Energy has appointed Duncan Berry as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of LM Wind Power. Berry will ...

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Adwen Picks Bridgemans Floatel for Wikinger Team

Canada-based Bridgemans Services Group (BSG) has entered into an agreement with Adwen Offshore to provide ...

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Ørsted Selects Ordtek for US and Taiwan OW Projects

The Norfolk-based unexploded ordnance (UXO) specialist Ordtek has won contracts to support Ørsted on offshore wind ...

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New York Governor Cuomo Says No to Offshore Drilling

The Governor of the State of New York, Andrew M. Cuomo, has formally requested an exclusion from the new five-year ...

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Westwood: Offshore Wind to Fuel Subsea Cable Demand Spike

The demand for subsea cables in the offshore wind industry will grow at a 15% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) in ...

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Oceaneering Acquires Ecosse Subsea

Houston-headquartered Oceaneering International has, through one of its wholly-owned subsidiaries, acquired the ...

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Semco Maritime and Moffatt & Nichol Form US OW Pact

Semco Maritime and Moffatt & Nichol have signed an agreement to offer common engineering services to the offshore ...

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Van Oord and Oceaneering Establish ROV Partnership

Oceaneering has secured a three-year frame agreement with Van Oord Offshore Wind B.V. for the provision of Remotely ...

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BOEM Studying Seabirds and Marine Mammals Off California

U.S. Geological Survey is carrying out a four-year study of seabird and marine mammal populations off central and ...

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GE Unveils Operation Haliade-X 12 MW

GE Renewable Energy GE will invest more than USD 400 million over the next three to five years to develop and ...

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New Jersey BPU Backs Offshore Wind Executive Order

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has approved an order that implements Governor Phil Murphy’s executive ...

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Vineyard Wind Sketches Offshore Wind Jobs Initiative

Vineyard Wind plans to invest USD 2 million in training locals for work at its proposed wind farm offshore ...

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Offshore Wind Gives Northland Power a Financial Push in 2017

Northland Power has reported improved financial results for the fiscal year 2017, largely due to contributions ...

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Deepwater Wind Names New Fisheries Liaison

US-based Deepwater Wind has appointed Rodney Avila as the new Fisheries Liaison, who will act as a mediator between ...

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NCCOS Maps Out New York Wind Area Seafloor

The National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) has completed seafloor mapping in the New York Wind Energy ...

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Marine Life Thrives on America's First Offshore Wind Farm

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW), based at the ...

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Siemens Gamesa Tables 3-Year Strategic Plan

Siemens Gamesa has unveiled its 3-year strategic plan, with the L3AD2020 program, which includes a series of ...

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Vineyard Wind Moves Through the System

The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office has advanced its environmental review of the proposed ...

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Anbaric to Develop Massachusetts Offshore Wind Grid

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has granted Anbaric Development Partners (ADP) the rights ...

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