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  • 1 December 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    TÜV SÜD PMSS, the global renewable energy consulting firm, has been appointed by Fishermen’s Energy as an independent engineering adviser for the US offshore wind developer’s Atlantic City demonstration project.  Under the terms of the agreement, TÜV SÜD PMSS will provide an independent review of the capital and operational expenditure (CapEx and OpEx) models for […]

  • 7 May 2014

    As a part of the Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy, the Energy Department today announced the selection of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in federal and state waters by 2017. These projects – located off the coast of New […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Computer simulations by Professor Mark Z. Jacobson from Stanford University have shown that offshore wind farms with thousands of wind turbines could have sapped the power of three real-life hurricanes, significantly decreasing their winds and accompanying storm surge, and possibly preventing billions of dollars in damages. For the past 24 years, Mark Z. Jacobson, a […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cape wind was dealt a significant setback by both NStar and National Grid yesterday. Namely, the two Massachusetts’ utilities decided to terminate the power purchase agreement as the wind farm developer failed to meet the deadline to obtain financing and begin construction by the end of 2014. Northeast Utilities spokeswoman Caroline Pretyman said: “Unfortunately, Cape […]

  • 5 January 2011

    American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, announced today that the company will be presenting at the Needham & Company 13th Annual Growth Conference in New York on Tuesday, January 11, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. ET. Founder and Chief Executive Officer Greg Yurek will discuss AMSC’s growth strategies and market opportunities at […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Department of Energy is planning to award a USD 3.7 million grant to the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) for the development of the 20.7MW offshore wind demonstration project in Lake Erie, according to local media. This would be the third DOE’s grant for the project, bringing the federal backing to a total of USD […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) will host its twenty-fourth informational meeting regarding the construction of the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford tomorrow. The meeting will be held from 18:00 to 19:30 at New Bedford Public Library where tentative agenda will comprise terminal construction updates, project hiring updates and a question and answer session. The Terminal […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. Democratic Senators Edward Markey, Sheldon Whitehouse, and Congressman Jim Langevin have reintroduced legislation that would extend tax credits for the offshore wind industry beyond 2019.

  • 12 March 2013

    In January, New Bedford’s Mayor Jon Mitchell announced the establishment of an Offshore Wind Advisory Committee that will advise him on industry trends relating to the global supply chain for offshore wind. The members of the Mayor’s Committee are industry and manufacturing representatives who share the Mayor’s goal of ensuring New Bedford is ready to […]

  • 23 April 2014

    Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the wind sector during the first quarter of 2014. Wind venture capital (VC) funding fell to $32 million compared to $93 million in Q4 2013. Total funding in the wind sector […]

  • 8 February 2011

    At a morning press conference in Norfolk, United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and United States Secretary of the Interior Ken… (thestatecolumn) [mappress] Source: thestatecolumn, February 08, 2011

  • 3 February 2011

    The global move to offshore wind farm development is enabling nations to accelerate wind energy adoption while reducing reliance on land-… (sbwire) [mappress] Source: sbwire, February 03, 2011

  • 18 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    GustoMSC and Barge Master have joined forces to develop a motion-compensated feeder solution for the first wave of US offshore wind projects.

  • 14 January 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) is to vote today on giving the approval for a long-term power purchase contract to developers of the proposed Maine Aqua Ventus I deepwater offshore wind project, led by the University of Maine. The state’s PUC informed on its official website that the meeting is set to take place at […]

  • 29 September 2010
    Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    Erecting wind turbines off Virginia’s coast could create as many as 26,000 jobs and satisfy more than three-quarters of the state’s… By Josh Brown (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, September 29, 2010;

  • 7 February 2011

    The American Bird Conservancy (ABC) said that the buildout of wind energy proposed by the federal government to meet a Department of Energy… (eponline) [mappress] Source: eponline, February 07, 2011

  • 5 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Although the North American wind energy industry lags in key areas compared to Europe and Asia, falling costs and larger, more efficient turbines are helping give rise to a sense of cautious optimism. Home to the second largest wind market in the world – the United States – the region saw a total of 5,784 […]

  • 12 May 2011

    Last August, when the state Public Utilities Commission approved a contract for the sale of power from what could be the first offshore… By Alex Kuffner (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, May 12, 2011

  • 21 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Stung by criticism over the high cost of the Cape Wind project, Gov. Deval Patrick will announce today that some of the jobs for the…   By Jay Fitzgerald  (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, October 21, 2010;

  • 20 July 2011

    Wind Powering America added 10 new community colleges from South Dakota, Virginia, Maryland, Michigan, and Ohio to its interactive map, which currently identifies more than 100 education programs across the United States. Interactive map shows location of wind energy educational programs and training in the United States. You can find programs at community colleges, universities, […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Block Island Wind Farm, the U.S. first offshore wind project, has entered the offshore construction phase, according to Jeff Grybowski, Deepwater Wind’s CEO. “Heading offshore – ready to build,” Grybowski wrote on his social media page today. The main installation vessel, the Weeks 533, was mobilized for work this weekend following the arrival of wind turbine foundations at the […]

  • 22 March 2010

    The towers would stand 260 feet over the water. The blades would be 150 feet long. The footprint on the Pamlico Sound: 3 square miles. [mappress] Source: outerbanksvoice, March 18, 2010;

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, has formally unveiled the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan. The Governor laid out his strategic vision for energy policy in Virginia in front of a mixture of members of the business and conservation communities. The Governor’s energy plan highlights his commitment to a true “all of the above” energy strategy that will […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan (CPP) will increase investment in cost-effective clean energy resources, such as renewables and energy efficiency, according to a modelling analysis of the plan carried out by energy and environmental advisers at M.J. Bradley & Associates. The United States electricity sector can achieve CPP’s goals to reduce carbon pollution emissions by more […]

  • 11 March 2010
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Jefferson County legislators voted Tuesday against offshore wind power development in Lake Ontario. The 14-0 vote came after officials from…   [mappress] Source: watertowndailytimes, March 10, 2010;

  • 8 June 2017

    Markets Outlook The year of 2019 saw the launch of two reports with utmost importance for offshore wind and the future expansion of what is set to be the most important energy technology in Europe. First off, the IEA Special report on offshore, which was launched in November in Copenhagen predicted offshore wind to be […]