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  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW North America has signaled its interest to develop offshore wind in the U.S. state of New Hampshire by becoming the member of Clean Energy NH (CENH). According to CENH, EnBW represents the first offshore wind industry member in the organization’s portfolio. “EnBW North America is excited to partner with Clean Energy New Hampshire – the […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW North America has opened an office in Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue offshore wind opportunities in the Northeast US. In New England, EnBW North America participated in last December’s auction for offshore lease areas off the Massachusetts coast, competing through the last round of bidding on the three sites. The company also became the first […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Authorities

    New Hampshire’s Governor Chris Sununu has signed an executive order preparing the US State for future offshore wind development and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Offshore Renewable Energy Task Force. The Executive Order 2019-06 establishes four advisory boards focused on informing New Hampshire’s next steps, while calling on state agencies to report on […]

  • 20 December 2012

     As Hurricane Sandy and its aftermath prompt more Granite Staters to call for action to tackle global warming and the rise in extreme weather, Environment New Hampshire released a new Environment New Hampshire Research & Policy Center report that shows that New Hampshire’s current power generation from wind energy displaces as much global warming pollution […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    New Hampshire Representative Bill Baber has written a commentary on offshore wind energy and its vast benefits for New Hampshire. Mr. Baber cosponsored a bill for the establishment of a committee to study offshore wind energy and the development of other ocean power technology, which passed the House on a voice vote and is now […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    MHI Vestas will repurpose the decommissioned Fawley Power Plant in Hampshire, UK, into a new painting and logistics facility for its 80-meter turbine blades.

  • 19 February 2016
    Authorities

    A bipartisan group of 17 U.S. state governors signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future on 16 February. By signing the accord, the governors have committed that their states will work together to continue diversifying energy generation, expanding clean energy sources, modernizing energy infrastructure, encouraging clean transportation options and securing a stronger national […]

  • 18 November 2012

    The New England Clean Energy Council (NECEC) hosted its Fifth Annual “Green Tie Gala,” celebrating the growth and successes of the clean energy industry. Companies and individuals from across New England were honored with awards, acknowledging their leadership and contributions to the region’s leading clean energy economy. Held at the Intercontinental Boston Hotel, the Gala […]

  • 21 December 2010

    Wind-energy projects are starting to pop up in New Hampshire, but people hoping to see off-shore wind farms are still treading water. And if coastal development ever does ever occur, it will come with a sizable price tag. Projects proposed in Massachusetts and Rhode Island are expected to cost billions of dollars to build, as […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Energy Department has announced $7.25 million for six organizations that will continue to advance water power as a viable resource for America’s clean energy portfolio. Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies convert the energy of waves, tides, rivers, and ocean currents into electricity that can be used by homes and businesses, especially in coastal […]

  • 25 April 2013

    By unanimous vote of the Board of Directors, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today announced that Tom Kiernan has been named as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer. Kiernan has served as President of the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) since 1998. On May 28, he will officially take the helm at AWEA, the […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that it is leading an international engineering team to design an offshore wind turbine foundation optimized for fabrication in the United States. The design will catalyze domestic manufacturing growth by removing barriers to entry faced by U.S.-based steel fabricators that want to supply foundations for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Authorities, R&D

    New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan has received a petition to make a formal request to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for a formation of a task force to investigate the state’s offshore wind potential. The petition which gathered over 2,000 signatures was put together by 350 New Hampshire and Seacoast Anti-Pollution League. The formation […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    New Hampshire Governor Christopher T. Sununu has requested the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to establish an intergovernmental offshore renewable energy task force for the state. The purpose of the task force would be to facilitate coordination and consultation among federal, state and local governments on renewable energy commercial leasing proposals in federal waters […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Authorities

    Sen. Jeanne Shaheen is heading out to the Isles of Shoals to learn about research being done by the University of New Hampshire’s…   (stamfordadvocate) [mappress] Source: stamfordadvocate, August 09, 2011

  • 23 July 2014

    Horizon Geosciences is performing site investigation works on behalf of Navitus Bay Development Limited. DP II vessel Horizon Geobay commenced work on 30th June and was expected to stay at the site for up to three weeks. The proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park is being developed by joint venture between Eneco Wind UK Ltd (Eneco) […]

  • 14 September 2012

    The report issued by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) has raised some discussions over the potential and benefits that New Hampshire has in offshore wind. The NWF says in the report that, eventually, offshore wind could provide four-fifths of the state’s power supply, but spokesman from Public Service of New Hampshire(PSNH) does not think this […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Environment

    SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has appointed Claus Hjoerringgaard as its new director of clean energy. Based at SgurrEnergy’s Glasgow headquarters, Hjoerringgaard will be responsible for heading up the renewable energy and grid integration consultancy which provides engineering and technical advisory services in onshore and offshore wind, solar, wave and energy storage projects. Speaking of […]

  • 12 July 2010
    R&D

    Strong sea breezes offer one of the best options for generating electricity from the wind. And here’s the bonus: since humans like to…   [mappress] Source: scientificamerican, July 12, 2010;

  • 30 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Oscilla Power, Inc. (OPI) has successfully completed its 2013 open ocean testing, conducted at Isle of Shoals, NH. OPI’s prototype system was deployed in mid-July and recovered in mid-September, 2013. For nine weeks, two of OPI’s “Gen 1” magnetostrictive power generators operated according to plan, turning Atlantic ocean waves into electricity. The field trial was […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The UK Government’s investment in offshore wind industry gives a chance for marine sector companies to take advantage of the opportunities that the industry provides.  Millions of pounds being invested in new offshore wind farms that need servicing and maintenance give the Hampshire-based marine sector companies the opportunity to boost their business, the Andover Advertiser […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The following is a statement of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS), released after the news that the biggest utilities in Massachusetts have signed long-term contracts to buy 565 MW of electricity from wind farms in Maine and New Hampshire at prices competitive with conventional sources: The announcement today that Massachusetts utilities will be […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities

    New Forest District Council decided not to submit a formal objection against Navitus Bay offshore wind farm, according to Daily Echo. However, the council reserved the right to lobby a planning inquiry due to start in Bournemouth next week. They raised concern over the onshore underground cable installation which will create a 40 meter corridor […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Field testing of both Wave Energy Conversion (WEC) devices deployed by Neptune Wave Power LLC at the University of New Hampshire’s Center for Ocean Renewable Energy (CORE) has shown a great viability of the devices in generating wave power. The company has tested two buoy models, 3.0 and 3.1. The 3.1 model has proven to […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    UK government has rejected the GBP 3.5bn Navitus Bay wind farm project planned off the south coast of England. The decision to dismiss a planning application for up to 194-turbine project was announced by Energy minister Lord Bourne today. A reduced project version, comprising of up to 105 turbines, was also rejected. Minister named “seascape, […]