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The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected the Ocean Wind project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will […]
Firms hoping to install wind turbines off the New Jersey coast increased lobbying-related spending 234 percent from USD 261,664 in 2017 to USD 874,679 in 2018, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. Several firms ramped up their lobbying activity in 2018 in anticipation of the deep sea “gold rush” that will create […]
Equinor Wind US has submitted a bid to provide New York state with renewable energy from its Empire Wind lease site located offshore New York and New Jersey. Equinor’s bid comes in response to the 800MW New York State Offshore Wind Power Procurement, the state’s first formal solicitation targeted to the newly developing US offshore […]
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) expects to announce the winner of the 1,100MW offshore wind solicitation at the end of June. NJBPU is currently in the process of reviewing applications. As reported earlier, three bidders responded to the solicitation, Ørsted with its Ocean Wind project, Equinor with Boardwalk Wind, and Atlantic Shores […]
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has received bids from three developers in response to its solicitation for 1.1GW of offshore wind.
Avid runner and Sierra Club volunteer Matt Kearns traversed Long Island on Saturday on the Wind 100 run. He successfully ran 90 miles from Montauk Point to Babylon, forced to stop due to medical reasons just short of the 100 mile goal. Matt's run helped build unprecedented support for offshore wind power on Long Island […]
Long Island native Matthew Kearns took off from Montauk to run over 100 miles to the Long Beach Boardwalk on June 13. He arrived in Long Beach that night greeted by a cheering crowd of over 1,000 people at the Sierra Club’s Wind 100 rally and concert. The historic, 112-mile run is drawing attention to Long […]
The Sierra Club, along with more than 20 partners, has announced the Wind 100 – a 100 mile run across Long Island for offshore wind power on June 14th. The event will highlight the historic opportunity for New York to build one of the nation’s first-ever offshore wind farms 30 miles off the coast of […]
North Myrtle Beach in South Carolina is working on a program to develop offshore wind power, with 12 wind turbines along its coastline and a plan to set more of them out in the sea. These turbines are the first step of an ambitious plan to turn the city into a demonstration site for coastal […]
Equinor Wind US, the Wildlife Conservation Society’s New York Aquarium, and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have launched a joint project to expand the detection and monitoring of whale species found in the waters of New York Bight. The partners will deploy two acoustic buoys designed to provide near real-time monitoring of species such as […]
Equinor Wind US has shared a video showing the recent deployment of a Floating LiDAR at its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight. The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) will measure wind speed and direction, wave conditions and several other marine characteristics that help inform decisions related to the resource potential […]
Equinor Wind US has deployed a Floating LiDAR at its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight. The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device will measure wind speed, wind direction, wave conditions and several other marine characteristics that help inform decisions in regard to the resource potential and eventual development of the […]
Mayflower Wind Energy could bring its Massachusetts offshore wind farm into operation by the mid-2020s, the company stated following the announcement of the provisional lease winners on 14 December.