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  • 21 May 2020
    Authorities, R&D

    Four US institutions have received USD 1.1 million in grants to conduct fisheries studies which will guide the ongoing development of the offshore wind industry in North America. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) (USD 496,688), the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (USD 200,000), and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (USD 400,000) […]

  • 16 March 2015

    France is ranked 2nd in Europe regarding the offshore wind potential, just behind the United Kingdom. And while no wind farms are installed to date this will change in the next few years to come. Offshore WIND asked France Energie Eolienne (FEE), the French wind energy association, to provide an update on the current status and […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Authorities

    On 24 January, Maine Governor Paul LePage issued an executive order setting up the Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission and placing a moratorium on new permits to wind energy projects until the newly-established commission releases its report after studying the economic impact wind turbines have on tourism. 

  • 17 January 2013

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that he will return to his home state of Colorado, having fulfilled his promise to President Obama to serve four years as Secretary. Secretary Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the Department by the end of March.  “Colorado is and will always be my […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the UK’s lead in developing wave and tidal energy solutions, and Scotland’s exceptional levels of activity, it is not surprising that All-Energy 2013 (Aberdeen, 22-23 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, looks seriously at this developing sector of the renewables industry. Nearly 210 exhibiting companies, of the total of 580, have […]

  • 20 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of five U.S. Senators introduced legislation today that would spur research on potential offshore wind projects, expand incentives for offshore wind development, and require the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a comprehensive roadmap for the deployment of offshore wind.

  • 16 November 2011

    NRG Bluewater Wind President Peter Mandelstam used the proceeds from the 2001 sale of a wind project he built in Montana to found Bluewater Wind and focus on ocean wind. “I stopped doing on-land projects,” Mandelstam said, “because I could see the market was crowded, all the best sites were going to be taken up […]

  • 7 May 2013

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency.  “Investing in infrastructure just like […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA projects average Ebitda and net earnings for the 2012-2014 period in line with the €7.65 billion and €2.8 billion recorded in 2011, enabling it to continue remunerating shareholders at a gross annual average of about €0.3 per share. The Group will achieve this through a strategy focused on moderating investments, which will be directed […]

  • 12 February 2015
    R&D

    In the energy industry there is a tendency to present the future of energy production as an “either or” situation. Many think of specific energy sources as the only possible solution to the future of energy production while ignoring the realities of a large and complicated industry.

  • 9 October 2012

    The University of Delaware’s Kent Messer leads a research team that is conducting two studies at the Delaware coast to determine how people would react to offshore energy production and how that could impact the state’s economy. The first study was conducted at Cape Henlopen and Rehoboth Beach and involved students surveying beachgoers to see […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Wind turbine installation projects will face greater competition from oil and gas projects for chartering specialist vessels. Offshore wind farm developers in Europe and their contractors for engineering procurement, construction and installation are likely to struggle to secure specialist tonnage in the mid and long terms despite some current easing in the market due to […]

  • 23 July 2012

    From the Tide Mill at Woodbridge to the Rance in Britanny, the tidal power has been harnessed for centuries. Mark Aspinall, director of 4NRg, based at OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft and managing director of Scour Prevention Systems Ltd, explains why this ancient concept is still relevant today. Nothing seems to divide opinion like renewable energy  Whilst […]

  • 8 August 2011
    Authorities

      Mike Moen, Consul and Head of Economic Affairs for the Province of Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade based in the Canadian Consulate in New York City, will speak at an Offshore Wind Seminar organized by The Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference (CSG/ERC) on August 6 and 7 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. […]

  • 6 May 2011

    Europe’s love affair with offshore wind may at last be venturing across the Atlantic as the first approved project in the US continues apace. However, the switch to this large-scale renewable energy form – which has the potential to displace both coal and nuclear in providing the bulk of energy consumed by coastal populations – […]

  • 10 October 2013

    Final preparations are underway for a major international ocean energy conference, set to take place in Orkney next week. The two-day Global Ocean Energy symposium – part of a programme of events aimed at celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Orkney based European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) – will see wave and tidal power experts […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Industry Contribution

    By Steelwind Nordenham. XXL-Monopiles have been successfully used for water depths of up to 40 metres. Now wind farm developers need monopiles “beyond XXL”. Evolution “At the beginning of this decade nobody could image that 10 MW turbines and XXL-monopiles will be state of the art in offshore wind foundations and now we are even […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The last major economy in Europe that is not a member of the offshore wind club is due to knock on the clubhouse door this year. France will be joining the club with a huge 3GW enrolment fee. This month, to be precise, 11 January 2012, was the deadline for the tenders to be submitted […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Authorities

    As part of Interior’s “Smart from the Start” offshore wind energy initiative to spur rapid and responsible siting, leasing and construction of new wind projects, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich today announced the initial steps to develop commercial wind energy […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Aquamarine Power’s proposed wave farm on the Western Isles could create hundreds of long-term skilled jobs in one of Britain’s most remote communities, according to figures published today. The Edinburgh firm’s 40MW Lewis wave farm – which was fully consented by the Scottish Government earlier this year – could generate between 98 and 200 jobs […]

  • 29 September 2010
    R&D

    The strong winds off the Atlantic Ocean could become a cost-effective way to power much of the East Coast — especially North and South Carolina, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia, a new study released Tuesday says.

  • 5 January 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.

  • 22 May 2013

    Aquamarine Power has received full consent from the Scottish Government for a 40MW wave farm off the north-west coast of Lewis, Scotland – making it the world’s largest fully-permitted ocean energy site. The announcement was made by the Scottish Government’s Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism Fergus Ewing at the All Energy conference in Aberdeen. […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    At the direction of President Obama and after an unprecedented outreach effort, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time cuts carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States. The proposal will protect public health, move the United States toward a cleaner […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    The Interior Department has announced that the administration will hold the nation’s first offshore wind lease sale in late July. The area scheduled for lease consists of 164,750 acres off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. In response to this announcement, Institute for Energy Research (IER) published a fact sheet on offshore wind energy development […]

  • 8 September 2014
    R&D

    The most extensive science and engineering research project to take place in Caithness for many years is occurring this month (September, 2014) from a base at Gills Harbour, on the shores of the ‘s Inner Sound. Expensive high-tech equipment, under the TIME initiative, has been laid on the Sound’s seabed from the 25-metre-long ‘multi-cat’ vessel […]