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  • 21 March 2012

    A newly released NOAA study will help New York state officials make advances in managing their coastal waters and guiding future development of offshore wind energy projects. The study, A Biogeographic Assessment of Seabirds, Deep Sea Corals and Ocean Habitats of the New York Bight, will help the state identify favorable wind energy development sites […]

  • 20 March 2012

    A newly released NOAA study will help New York state officials make advances in managing their coastal waters and guiding future development of offshore wind energy projects. The study, A Biogeographic Assessment of Seabirds, Deep Sea Corals and Ocean Habitats of the New York Bight, will help the state identify favorable wind energy development sites […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Renewable NRG Systems has sold two WINDCUBE 200S 3D Scanning Doppler Lidars to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The two machines will be utilized by NOAA’s Chemical Sciences Division for a variety of measurement purposes, starting with the XPIA experiment at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory (BAO) taking place in April 2015. The XPIA Experiment […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Hurricane season has officially started, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts more than a dozen named storms this year.  With an average sustained wind speed of over 74 miles per hour, these storms pose a threat to residents living in coastal regions of the United States. Coincidentally, these coastal regions are also […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology

    What does ocean biology have to do with offshore wind energy? Quite a lot, according to this video by US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), which explains how scientists carefully study underwater areas to map out the best locations for potential future wind energy projects. The outer continental shelf of North Carolina supports some of the […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) ships, small boats, and hydrographic services contractors have their sailing orders to survey more than 2,000 square nautical miles in U.S. coastal waters this year, collecting data that will strengthen the foundation of the nation’s environmental intelligence. Most of the vessels are sailing to their initial project […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Environment

    U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has sent a letter to BOEM expressing concern for the possible negative impacts the Vineyard Wind project could have on fisheries, marine life and habitats. The letter represents NOAA’s public comment on BOEM’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. NOAA stated that “the […]

  • 9 October 2019
    R&D

    A team of researchers has begun investigating deep-sea habitats off the U.S. West Coast to help inform possible locations for offshore wind energy development. Scientists and engineers from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Global Foundation for Ocean Exploration and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) kicked off the mission […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced its plans to expand the Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory on the Muskegon Channel, the Republic informs. The expansion stipulates $1 million worth renovation of the edifice, intended for maintenance and operation of vessels and its equipment. The construction works are expected to be completed by fall. […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), NOAA Fisheries and the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on fisheries and offshore wind coordination. Under the 10-year agreement, the parties will collaborate on the science and process of offshore wind energy development on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf. RODA, a coalition of fishing industry […]

  • 16 April 2015

    In September 2013, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held a commercial lease sale for an area of 112,799 acres 23.5 nautical miles from the Virginia Beach coastline. Dominion Virginia Power was the highest bidders for this area with USD 1.6 million. Now, archaeologists and scientific divers from the UNC Coastal Studies Institute, BOEM, East […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Environment, R&D

    The U.S. NOAA Fisheries has started a study of Atlantic cod and other commercial fish in Southern New England to gather data on the potential impact of offshore wind development on the species. As part of the three-year study, an autonomous underwater glider is surveying areas in and around Cox’s Ledge, including the South Fork […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Authorities

    NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D. joined Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, and other national and state leaders today to recognize the pioneering Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan (Ocean SAMP). This new, innovative ocean management plan improves state review processes and policies to facilitate the development of […]

  • 27 October 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Department of Energy (DOE), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), and the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced eight joint research awards totaling nearly $5 million to support the responsible siting and permitting of offshore wind energy facilities and ocean energy generated from waves, tides, currents […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program. Rhode Island Sea Grant will use the funds to continue work on the state’s Shellfish Management Plan. In […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables is conducting geophysical surveys at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease area off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. The work is being carried out in and near the wind lease area and proposed cable corridor from Sandbridge, Virginia, to the east of Corolla, North Carolina. The purpose of the surveys, scheduled for […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Authorities

    The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has obtained additional federal consistency oversight regarding offshore wind development projects in the federal waters off its coast, as well as that of Massachusetts.  The CRMC has been granted this jurisdiction expansion by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through a new Geographic Location Description (GLD 2018) […]

  • 22 July 2012
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) lab in Seattle is using a robotic device, called wave glider, to find out more about what lays in ocean depths. The SmartPlanet explains characteristics of the device in its online news, saying that the glider reminds of a simple surfboard, but beyond what the eye meets lays […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The IGERT students participating in Prof. Elisabeth Hamin’s Regional Planning course “Wind Energy and Society” visited Washington, D.C. over spring break to discuss offshore wind energy policy with various organizations. The organizations included the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), U.S. Department of Energy, American Bird Conservancy, and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). One […]

  • 24 February 2015

    The University of Delaware (UD) is to hold the first Green Liaisons sustainability lecture of the spring tomorrow from 1p.m. in the Perkins Student Center Ewing Room. The lecture will feature UD researcher Jeremy Firestone, who will speak about the wind turbine located on the University’s Lewes campus. As a faculty member in the School […]

  • 25 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill will deploy two large buoys 20 miles offshore of the coast and 40 miles north and southwest from Cape Hatteras to capture wind, temperature and barometric pressure data for ongoing research on offshore wind energy. The data will also be made available to the public — […]

  • 1 August 2011
    R&D

     The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has approved a Rhode Island ocean zoning plan that designates waters off the state’s…   Alex Kuffner  (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, August 01, 2011

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a workshop on Atlantic offshore wind activities and marine protected species. BOEM’s Office of Renewable Energy Programs will host a three-day “Best Management Practices Workshop for Atlantic Offshore Wind Facilities” on 7-9 March. The workshop will discuss best management practices for preventing, reducing, and monitoring impacts […]

  • 19 November 2014

    “Restinco” plant nursery in Brindisi, Italy, a regional state property under the management of Agency for Regional Irrigation and Forestry activities (Arif), will become a home to a meteorogical tower which will track wind speeds. It is one of six towers the Polytechnic University of Marche is planning to install on the Italian part of the Adriatic coast. […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Technology

    DHI has expanded its Metocean Data Portal with a new dataset to be used for offshore wind development in Japan, South Korea and elsewhere in the APAC region.

  • 17 December 2018
    Authorities

    U.S. Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, and Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed, of Rhode Island, have called on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to consider fishermen’s interest earlier in the siting process for offshore wind.