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The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved a site assessment plan (SAP) submitted by Equinor Wind US for the OCS-A 0512 wind lease area offshore New York.
Monthly surveys of offshore wildlife in the proposed Empire Wind offshore wind farm area off the coast of New York state have passed the half-way point.
Gardline Limited is conducting geophysical survey operations at Equinor’s Empire Wind offshore wind project located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York.
The US wind power sector received two huge endorsements last week involving the first proposed offshore wind farm in the country and the nation’s favourite building. Cape Wind, a 130 turbine project that was first proposed a decade ago, received its final permit from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday, allowing it to begin […]
The State of New York has selected Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Enersource Energy, and Equinor to develop two separate offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.7GW. Sunrise Wind Bay State Wind's Sunrise Wind was selected to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an […]
EnBW North America, EDF Renewables, and Vineyard Wind have joined the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA). NYOWA gathers environmental, business, labor, wind industry and community organizations supporting the responsible development of offshore wind power for New York. The New York State's Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a target of 9GW of operational offshore wind capacity […]
Four proposers responded to New York State's first offshore wind solicitation with a total of 18 bids, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA). As previously reported, Equinor submitted a bid to develop its Empire Wind project in response to the state's solicitation to procure 800MW or more of offshore wind renewable energy certificates (ORECs). The second bid came […]
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 […]
Norway's Equinor (formerly Statoil) has contracted RPS engineers and scientists from Australia and the US to develop a long-term meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) measurement program for a potential wind farm development off the east coast of the US.
The State of New York has released the New York State Offshore Wind Master Plan, which will guide the development of 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has called for a procurement of at least 800MW of offshore wind power between two solicitations to be issued in 2018 and 2019.
Norwegian energy company Statoil has chosen the name of Empire Wind for the offshore wind project located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York.
U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has announced the proposed lease sale of 81,130 acres offshore New York for commercial wind energy leasing. The proposed lease area, approximately 11 miles south of Long Island, is identical to the New York Wind Energy Area, which Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) identified earlier this year […]
The Long Island Association was playing host yesterday to a trade delegation of 19 leading Danish offshore wind companies, visiting the United States this month to explore the potential of investing in the growing American offshore wind market. The day-long visit to Long Island – organized by the Trade Council at the Consulate General of Denmark […]
IBERDROLA chairman, Ignacio Galán, has been invested by the British Ambassador in Spain, Simon Manley, as Commander of the Order of the British Empire. This honorary award, bestowed by HM Queen Elizabeth II on recommendation of the British Government, recognises the important role played by Galán in the development of the UK’s energy industry and strengthening […]
The sole shareholder Willi Balz has provided the board with a new course for sustainable growth of Windreich AG. Dr. Ing. Axel Muller, director of Transporter Industry International GmbH, who has been a member of the Windreich Supervisory Board since the founding, will chair the Supervisory Board. His deputy is the former CFO of Bertrandt […]
Exclusive from Offshore wind 2010 conference in Liverpool. David Still, managing director of CBE talked today on Offshore Wind 2010 Conference about building the industry and offshore wind supply chain. Supply chain is all about timing, we can't relie on given time frames. He also added they are building the Britannia 10MW turbine which is […]
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.
Former Siemens Gamesa Offshore Wind CEO Joins CIP Michael Hannibal will join Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) as partner to take a lead role in the company’s investment activities within the offshore wind business starting from 21 December. MHI Vestas to Test 9.5MW Offshore Wind Turbine in US MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Clemson University in […]
The New York State Public Service Commission has approved a 10-year, USD 5 billion Clean Energy Fund to advance wind, solar, energy efficiency and other clean tech industries, the state's Governor Andrew Cuomo announced. The fund is expected to attract and leverage third-party capital to support the recently launched Clean Energy Standard's goal to meet 50 percent […]
In a meeting in the Corporate Assembly of Statoil ASA on 9 June 2015 Øystein Løseth was elected as new chair and Roy Franklin as a new member and deputy chair of Statoil's board of directors. Chair of the board Svein Rennemo and board member Jim Mulva had in advance informed the nomination committee that […]
Yesterday the Sierra Club launched a robust new campaign calling on the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to choose clean, renewable energy like offshore wind for Long Island’s energy future. LIPA is currently debating various sources for new power for its customers including new dirty energy plants and offshore wind. They are expected to announce […]
RTS International (RTS) announced that David Still CBE has become an advisor to the Board of Directors. David Still, CBE, has worked in the renewables industry since the early 1980's. He has worked as a wind developer, including leading on the UK's first offshore wind farm. He was the Chairman of the British Wind Energy […]