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  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Connecticut Port Authority, Gateway Terminal and the City of New London have established a partnership under which New London will receive a share of the revenue coming from the State Pier. Under the terms of the partnership, New London will receive 10% of the Port Authority’s share of the revenue from the State Pier, in […]

  • 6 May 2011

      Two developers want the same approximately 45 square miles of ocean as a place for wind farms, a federal agency said Tuesday. In December, Providence-based Deepwater Wind and Massachusetts-based Neptune Wind told the U.S. Department of Interior they were interested in leasing an area roughly between Block Island and Martha’s Vineyard. But Neptune never […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Environment

    A coalition of leading environmental and conservation organizations — Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and National Wildlife Federation (NWF) — and Deepwater Wind announced an agreement to implement additional protections for endangered North Atlantic right whales during pre-construction activities for the Deepwater ONE offshore wind farm, which will be developed off […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Authorities

    As part of Secretary of the Interior’s Smart from the Start Atlantic Offshore Wind Initiative, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that it is moving forward with the next step to consider commercial wind energy development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore Massachusetts. Together with the commonwealth of Massachusetts, BOEM has completed […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based foundation manufacturer Sif Group is in exclusive negotiations for two new projects in the offshore wind sector. The company left the project names and other details undisclosed, however, it said one of them is in Europe, more specifically in the North Sea. For the European project, Sif would produce 70 Kton of structures, […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance

    Mayor Jon Mitchell praised Governor Deval Patrick, Senator Mark C.W. Montigny, Representative Antonio F.D. Cabral and the New Bedford legislative delegation for their efforts to enact into law Senate 2367 which was filed by Senator Montigny on July 20, 2012 and signed into law by Governor Patrick. The Governor’s signing advances New Bedford’s South Terminal […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and its joint venture partner Eversource will continue progressing the Bay State Wind project towards the next solicitations in New England and New York, Ørsted’s Executive Vice President Martin Neubert said after the project was not selected under the 83C solicitation in Massachusetts.

  • 1 August 2013

    Deepwater Wind announced its selection as the provisional winner of two offshore wind energy sites located in the federal waters off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. A competitive lease auction – the first-ever auction held in the United States for commercial offshore wind development – was held today by the U.S. Department of […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Environment, R&D

    In a new paper, environmental scientists from Brown University (Rhode Island, USA) suggest that the way to fill vast gaps in knowledge about the ecological and socioeconomic impacts of ocean energy development is to consider how the benefits provided by ocean ecosystems change before and after the placement of ocean energy infrastructure. The authors examine […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has obtained additional federal consistency oversight regarding offshore wind development projects in the federal waters off its coast, as well as that of Massachusetts.  The CRMC has been granted this jurisdiction expansion by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through a new Geographic Location Description (GLD 2018) […]

  • 2 January 2018

    The Offshore WIND editorial team brings you a list of what, in our opinion, were the most significant developments in the offshore wind industry in 2017. Germany Accepts First Subsidy-Free Offshore Wind Auction Bid Germany’s Bundesnetzagentur has selected three offshore wind projects by DONG Energy and one project by EnBW in the first auction for […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Environment

    On December 19, 2012, NMFS received an application from CWA for the taking of marine mammals incidental to high resolution survey activities. NMFS determined that the application was adequate and complete on December 31, 2012. CWA plans to conduct a high resolution geophysical survey in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts. The survey would occur during daylight hours […]

  • 12 May 2016

    Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

  • 3 January 2011

    Massachusetts electric ratepayers could get jolted by plans to open up huge swaths of federal waters south of Martha’s Vineyard and… By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, January 03, 2011

  • 29 December 2010

    The Obama administration has stuck a huge “for lease” sign in vast swaths of federal waters south of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.   By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, December 29, 2010

  • 3 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Ken Salazar, secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI), has concluded the historic preservation consultation process for the…   [mappress] Source: nawindpower, March 02, 2010; Image: abc.net, December 10, 2008

  • 24 February 2010
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    EASTHAM — Even in the chilly world of winter on the Outer Cape, talk of offshore wind turbines can generate some heat.”I just don’t think…   [mappress] Source: capecodonline, February 23, 2010;