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27 March 2018 Authorities, Training & Education

Democratic Congress representatives from Massachusetts and Arizona have introduced the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, legislation to educate and train a new generation of US offshore wind workers.

13 May 2014 R&D

IGERT students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have investigated Maine state policy drivers that have led to Maine Aqua Ventus 1, a proposed 12 mega-watt offshore floating wind power demonstration project located near Monhegan Island, ME. Also, they have examined the public’s attitude and perception toward the project by analyzing public comments submitted the Maine […]

20 May 2011

Floating wind farms, ocean wave power, hydrofracking, and the state of climate science will be among the featured topics discussed at NYIT’s sixth annual Energy Conference on Thursday, June 2, at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury. The conference, “Beyond Carbon: Offshore Energy and Technologies,” brings together government, business, industry, and academic experts […]

5 May 2011

  Floating wind farms, ocean wave power, hydrofracking, and the state of climate science will be among the featured discussions at NYIT’s sixth annual Energy Conference on Thursday, June 2 at the NYIT de Seversky Mansion in Old Westbury. The conference, “Beyond Carbon: OffShore Energy and Technologies,” brings together government, business, industry, and academic experts […]

24 February 2011 R&D

The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and the DeepCwind Consortium released the Maine Offshore Wind Report today. The report is available for download online at DeepCwind.org/offshorewindreport. UMaine Prof. Habib Dagher is leading statewide efforts to develop the technology and infrastructure that will enable Maine to capitalize on deepwater offshore wind as an […]

2 December 2010 Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

Experts say a coordinated effort by government and the market is still needed to propel wind projects across the finish line Up and down the Atlantic coast, states and offshore wind developers are making significant progress in advancing offshore projects, according to a new report. The report finds up to six gigawatts (GW) of offshore […]

22 March 2018 Environment, R&D

Offshore winds blowing off the US Atlantic Coast could produce four times more electricity each year than the region currently uses, according to a report by the Environment Maine Research and Policy Center.

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 […]