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  • 20 April 2011
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has…   (doi) [mappress] Source: doi, April 20, 2011;

  • 17 October 2019
    Authorities

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has issued a new policy which clarifies that it will act as the primary authority on workplace safety for renewable energy projects on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The new policy is set to be published in the Federal Register on 18 October and defines DOI as the principal federal agency for the […]

  • 15 May 2011
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R…. (doi) [mappress] Source: doi, May 16, 2011

  • 26 June 2018
    Authorities

    On 26 June, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources will hold a legislative hearing on a bill that would amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for a leasing programme for offshore renewable energy.

  • 5 June 2013
    Authorities

    The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Bureau (BOEM) have announced the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The auction, scheduled to take place on July 31, will offer 164,750 acres offshore Rhode Island and Massachusetts for commercial wind energy leasing. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), through its office of Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), is seeking a contractor who will carry out Wind Energy Inspection Procedure Assessment. The DOI intends to competitively award a Firm-Fixed-Price (FFP) type of contract to one of potential offerors, who must be registered in the System […]

  • 3 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Ken Salazar, secretary of the Department of the Interior (DOI), has concluded the historic preservation consultation process for the…   [mappress] Source: nawindpower, March 02, 2010; Image: abc.net, December 10, 2008

  • 6 February 2012

    NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement regarding the Department of the Interior’s offshore wind announcement: “NOIA supports an “all of the above” energy strategy, so we are pleased to hear today that the Department of the Interior has taken further steps toward commercial wind development off the mid-Atlantic seaboard, particularly off Virginia and Maryland. […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Continuing its significant momentum supporting offshore wind energy and transmission, the Department of Interior declared there to be no competitive interest for the use of certain areas of the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) to construct an offshore transmission system being proposed by the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC). After a year of intensive internal and […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Yesterday the Department of the Interior released its environmental assessment of offshore wind sites along the Mid-Atlantic coast. The DOI found that these sites would create no significant impact to the environment, paving the way for accelerated wind energy development off the coasts of New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. In response, Vanessa Pierce, Eastern […]

  • 7 September 2011

    In cooperation with Voith, Dutch Offshore Innovators BV, (DOI) developed together a new concept for economical operations of a wind turbine foundation installation vessel. The so-called TFliner concept is a move towards compact design and simplicity, which drastically reduces construction costs. An increase in operability is offered by the Voith Roll Stabilization (VRS) feature of […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Authorities

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced on March 28 that DOI is taking steps to assess the conventional and renewable energy resource potential in the Mid- and South Atlantic. The draft programmatic environmental impact statement (PEIS) released for public comment will help inform future decisions […]

  • 21 December 2011
    Authorities

    Companies considering building wind farms off Virginia’s coast will likely be asked next month to submit proposals to the federal government.   By Cory Nealon (dailypress) [mappress] Source: dailypress, December 21, 2011; Image: doi

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is urging the U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) to advance offshore wind projects. AWEA issued a statement this past weekend on the one-year anniversary of the record-breaking auction that saw winning bids from Mayflower Wind Energy, Equinor and Vineyard Wind for three lease areas offshore Massachusetts. “Last year’s auction […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Authorities

    Earlier this summer, Department of Interior (DOI) announced the nation’s second auction for offshore wind energy, which will take place offshore Virginia. The auction will commence at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time today. It will offer almost 112,800 acres offshore Virginia for a commercial wind energy lease. If a provisional winner has been identified prior to end of day, an announcement will […]

  • 12 September 2016

    The US Departments of Energy and Interior (DOE and DOI) have published the National Offshore Wind Strategy: Facilitating the Development of the Offshore Wind Industry in the United States, which could help enable 86GW of offshore wind in the country by 2050.  The strategy details the current state of offshore wind in the US, presents the […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities

    Yesterday, the White House hosted the Summit on Offshore Wind, a gathering of leading federal, state and industry stakeholders committed to the long-term and sustainable development of offshore wind in the United States. By 2030, offshore wind is projected to supply 22,000 megawatts of clean and abundant energy to cities and communities in America, enough to […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Echoing President Obama’s State of the Union call for additional clean energy development, the US DOI and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has taken a major step towards commercial-scale offshore wind energy leasing by streamlining the development of offshore wind power in the Mid-Atlantic and announcing a finding that issuing wind energy leases in […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities

    Today, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell will be in New Jersey to deliver keynote remarks at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER 2014 Conference in Atlantic City. In the afternoon, Secretary Jewell will tour Cape May National Wildlife Refuge. As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create jobs, cut […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau will hold a press event today at Fugro Atlantic at the World Trade Center, Norfolk, Virginia to discuss next steps regarding conventional and renewable energy development in the Mid- and South Atlantic offshore planning areas. Secretary Salazar, Director […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Authorities

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced on July 11 that it is seeking public comment on a draft environmental assessment (EA) that considers potential environmental and socioeconomic effects of issuing offshore wind energy leases in the mid-Atlantic. The agency, part of the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI), is specifically […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. President Donald Trump has proposed a budget of USD 179.3 million for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in Fiscal Year (FY) 2019, under a total budget for the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) of USD 11.7 billion. 

  • 11 July 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    The Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) issued a request for proposals (RFP) for offshore wind projects on Tuesday, thus reopening the bidding process, the Associated Press informs. Following the approval of a bill earlier this month, which is aimed at giving a chance to the University of Maine to build its offshore wind project, this […]

  • 3 June 2013

    The launch of “VolturnUS 1:8,” the first grid-connected floating offshore wind turbine to be deployed in the U.S., is “another signal of steady progress toward development of an American offshore wind industry,” according to Christopher Long, Manager of Offshore and Siting Policy for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The floating turbine’s launch in Brewer, […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Authorities

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue to expand domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau yesterday announced that BOEM will hold the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The […]