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  • 15 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind, the developer planning two offshore wind farms in Rhode Island, has moved its corporate headquarters here from New Jersey. The company announced Monday that it is now based out of what was a satellite office at 56 Exchange Terrace in Providence. The office, which opened in April 2009 with only one employee based […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Authorities

    On December 06, 2011, governor Chris Christie, published energy plan for New Jersey in which he plans to reduce carbon footprint 22.5% by 2021. The plan is based on solar, natural gas, wind and nuclear power. Offshore wind has been supported by the Christie Administration for a number of reasons. It is renewable, has no […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has received a unanimous approval from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for the 90MW Deepwater ONE South Fork wind farm, the nation’s largest offshore wind farm and the first one to be built off New York. Speaking ahead of the vote and to a room packed with the supporters […]

  • 16 May 2013

    3Degrees, one of the nation’s leading providers of renewable energy and carbon offsets, announced that it has taken delivery of the first-ever Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) from the nation’s first grid-tied tidal power facility. The RECs were generated by Ocean Renewable Power Company’s (ORPC) Maine Tidal Energy Project and represent the first power from any […]

  • 4 August 2010
    Grid Connection

    RWE Innogy and ABB have today signed a contract for delivery of underwater cable for the offshore wind farm “Nordsee Ost”. In total, ABB will supply around 63 kilometres of sea cable. They will be used to network the 48 wind turbines of the wind farm with one another and connect them to an offshore transformer station. The undersea cable will be produced by an ABB subsidiary in Sweden. The contract is valued at around EUR 10 million.

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Bay State Wind, the US-based 50-50 partnership between Ørsted and Eversource developing an offshore wind project in Massachusetts, has entered into an agreement with the steel pipe manufacturing specialist EEW to open and staff a Massachusetts facility to manufacture offshore wind turbine foundations.

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    A total of $1.25 million will be invested in the Port of Davisville to expand the capacity for additional automobiles, project cargo, and offshore wind components. The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award a new $625,000 federal grant for the expansion, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC). The funding will help pave […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has identified 14 companies as legally, technically and financially qualified to participate in the upcoming commercial wind lease sale of 79,350 acres offshore New York, including industry leaders such as DONG Energy, innogy and Iberdrola’s Avangrid Renewables. The lease sale has also attracted EDF Renewable Development, Statoil Wind US, wpd offshore Alpha, Deepwater […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind has selected the joint venture team of Flatiron Construction Corp., Cal Dive International, Inc., and Cashman Equipment Corp. as its construction contractor to build America’s first offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound.  Cape Wind President Jim Gordon said, “We are confident this is the right team with the best skills and capabilities to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Authorities

    Mayor Jon Mitchell has announced an Offshore Wind Advisory Committee that will advise him on industry trends relating to the global supply chain for offshore wind. The members of the Mayor’s Committee are industry and manufacturing representatives who share the Mayor’s goal of ensuring New Bedford is ready to meet the needs of the emerging […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Environment

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW), based at the University of Delaware, released a new video that features never-before-seen underwater footage of fish feeding at America’s first offshore wind farm, as well as testimonials from local recreational fishermen and charter captains.

  • 9 January 2011

    Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), the non-profit organization spearheading Northeast Ohio’s efforts to develop a regional offshore wind sector, and Freshwater Wind, LLC, the private developer partnering with LEEDCo to catalyze this growth industry of the future, have signed an option with the State of Ohio to lease specified acreage for an initial offshore […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Environment, R&D

    In a new paper, environmental scientists from Brown University (Rhode Island, USA) suggest that the way to fill vast gaps in knowledge about the ecological and socioeconomic impacts of ocean energy development is to consider how the benefits provided by ocean ecosystems change before and after the placement of ocean energy infrastructure. The authors examine […]

  • 5 October 2010
    R&D

    Preparing for deployment of monitoring equipment while saving New Jersey $1 million. Garden State Offshore Energy (GSOE) today announced it was moving forward with plans to install state-of-the-art mobile wind resource assessment equipment – SeaZephIR – a patented, floating platformwith an integrated ZephIR LIDAR system powered by solar and wind energy. The New Jersey Board […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The carbon pollution from two entire coal plants could be eliminated in Maryland if wind power supplied 30 percent of the nation’s electricity needs, according to a new analysis by Environment Maryland. The analysis comes just as Congress considers whether to renew tax credits critical to wind development. “Wind power can replace the dirty energy […]

  • 5 May 2017

    The U.S. President Donald Trump last week signed a new executive order that asks for a review of the oil and gas drilling bans imposed by the Obama administration.

  • 14 August 2012
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance

    Mayor Jon Mitchell praised Governor Deval Patrick, Senator Mark C.W. Montigny, Representative Antonio F.D. Cabral and the New Bedford legislative delegation for their efforts to enact into law Senate 2367 which was filed by Senator Montigny on July 20, 2012 and signed into law by Governor Patrick. The Governor’s signing advances New Bedford’s South Terminal […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading global marine and engineering consultancy, LOC (London Offshore Consultants) has opened two new offices to strengthen its service delivery in the North Sea region. Complimenting existing LOC hubs in London, Aberdeen and Stavanger, the new offices – both opened on the same day (14 March) – are located in Newcastle, UK and Leeuwarden, Netherlands. […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    US Wind has received its final air emissions permit from the Maryland Department of the Environment to install a meteorological tower in the Maryland Wind Energy Area, with the company set to begin the installation process immediately.

  • 17 April 2012

    Gemini, the largest offshore wind farm in The Netherlands, located 55 kilometers above the island Schiermonnikoog in the North Sea, will generate an additional 250.000MWh annual green electricity. This is 10% more than was originally expected, and is sufficient energy to meet the consumption of approximately 75,000 extra households. This is the direct result of […]

  • 19 September 2013
    R&D

    The Western Region Report, the first portion of the American Council On Renewable Energy’s (ACORE) 6th annual Renewable Energy in the 50 States report, was released at the REFF-West conference. The first of a four-part series, this portion focuses on the renewable energy sector in the thirteen Western states. The report is a review of […]

  • 23 February 2015

    Sandbank  Foundation construction work has started for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, approximately 100km North West of the island Sylt, which will comprise 72 Siemens 4MW turbines. The 72 steel monopile foundations, with diameters of up to 6.8m and lengths of up to 70m, are built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending […]

  • 2 December 2010
    Authorities

    New Jersey is leading other East Coast states with its plans for offshore wind energy, but the federal government still needs to expedite its permitting process for those projects to move forward, said members of a new national pro-wind power coalition. New Jersey’s offshore waters have enough reliable wind to power “more than every household […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Authorities

    Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER), the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound and other conservation groups have filed a brief in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia detailing Cape Wind’s numerous violations of federal protections for threatened and endangered species – including the imperiled North Atlantic right whale, one of the rarest mammals […]