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  • 12 April 2018

    By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Mayor and City Council of Ocean City have unanimously approved a resolution in opposition to offshore wind turbines visible from this coastal town in the state of Maryland, US.

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind is currently preparing to submit more than 20 local, state and federal applications for its South Fork offshore wind farm in early 2018 and has now opened an office in East Hampton, New York, to support the development of the project, according to U.S. media.

  • 26 May 2017

    US Wind, which plans to set up a 248MW wind farm off Maryland, stated in its application to the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) that it intends to use Siemens 4MW turbines, but during the evidentiary hearings the company noted that it is also considering 6MW turbine class, according to PSC’s order published earlier this month.

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and US Wind have notified the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) on their acceptance of the conditions set out by the PSC earlier this month upon approving offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to two projects to be built off the state’s coast, according to The Baltimore Sun.

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) today awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to two projects to be built off the state’s coast, enabling US Wind and Deepwater Wind (Skipjack Offshore Energy) to install 368MW of capacity.

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    US Wind has received its final air emissions permit from the Maryland Department of the Environment to install a meteorological tower in the Maryland Wind Energy Area, with the company set to begin the installation process immediately.

  • 10 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Baltimore City Council has voted 14 – 0 in favour of a resolution urging the Maryland Public Service Commission to approve one or both of the offshore wind farm proposals currently under consideration, the Clean Water Action reports

  • 5 May 2017

    The U.S. President Donald Trump last week signed a new executive order that asks for a review of the oil and gas drilling bans imposed by the Obama administration.

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) held the second offshore wind public hearing on 30 March and saw hundreds of Marylanders, including legislators, business leaders, labour groups, environmental organisations and other citizens joining the meeting.

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has cancelled hearings on offshore wind projects scheduled for Tuesday, 14 March, after a severe winter storm closed the state agency’s offices.

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Maryland Offshore Wind Industry Breakfast attracted more than 150 local companies who met with representatives form Deepwater Wind and US Wind to discuss their potential involvement in the two projects currently in contention for the state’s Offshore Renewable Energy Credit (OREC), the Business Network for Offshore Wind, the organiser of the event, said.

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Maryland’s Public Service Commission will hold two public hearings on two offshore wind farm projects proposed by US Wind and Deepwater Wind in March.

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Maryland State Senate, in conjunction with the House of Delegates earlier this week, voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act. The bill, which was vetoed last May, will increase and accelerate the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) requirement from 20 percent by 2022 to 25 percent by 2020, […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has received a unanimous approval from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for the 90MW Deepwater ONE South Fork wind farm, the nation’s largest offshore wind farm and the first one to be built off New York. Speaking ahead of the vote and to a room packed with the supporters […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board is expected to approve a contract for New York’s first offshore wind farm this Wednesday, 25 January, according to the Citizens Campaign for the Environment. After receiving support for the project from environmentalists, labor groups, elected officials, civic organizations, and the public, LIPA is anticipated to vote yes on Deepwater […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday called on the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to approve Deepwater Wind’s South Fork offshore wind farm. LIPA has indicated that contract negotiations are close to final, and the 90MW project will be voted a meeting on 25 January. In his State of the State address, Governor Cuomo […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), who were set to reach an agreement on the 90MW Deepwater ONE – South Fork project in July, are now expected to do so by the end of this year, according to the national media.  Namely, LIPA was expected to approve the offshore wind farm off Long […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    A group of researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) and Cornell University are investigating how the proposed offshore wind farms off Ocean City, Maryland, could affect the travels of marine mammals in the area. Every three months, a crew of scientists and assistants rides a boat out into the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind, the developer of the first and only offshore wind farm in US waters, has announced plans to construct a 120MW offshore wind farm, the Skipjack wind farm, some 17 nautical miles northeast of Ocean City, Maryland. Deepwater Wind has secured the rights to acquire the site’s federal lease, subject to regulatory approval. The developer also […]