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A wind energy company has reached out to the owners of shuttered power plant in Morro Bay as well to the city over the use of their facilities for its renewable energy project. Namely, Trident Winds LLC, is considering building a project comprising 100 floating turbines offshore Morro Bay. The company plans running export cables […]
German energy company EnBW and Seattle-based Trident Winds have formed a joint venture to develop the Morro Bay floating wind project off the coast of Central California.
EnBW North America has opened an office in Boston, Massachusetts, to pursue offshore wind opportunities in the Northeast US. In New England, EnBW North America participated in last December’s auction for offshore lease areas off the Massachusetts coast, competing through the last round of bidding on the three sites. The company also became the first […]
EnBW North America is opening an office in New Jersey, the U.S., to pursue regional offshore wind opportunities. The office, located in Jersey City, is the company's first in North America and will be launched on 15 May in Newport Tower. EnBW North America executives from the U.S. and Germany will host public officials, industry […]
The Morro Bay City Council has approved an exclusive Community Benefits Agreement (CBA) with Castle Wind LLC to support the development of the planned 1GW Castle Wind Offshore floating wind project off the coast of Central California.
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Call for Information and Nominations to identify companies interested in commercial wind energy leases within three proposed areas off central and northern California on Friday.
The U.S. State of California's Governor Jerry Brown has signed the Senate Bill No. 100 into law, committing to achieve the 100% renewable energy target by the end of 2045.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is holding a task force meeting to review and discuss the issuance of a Call for Information and Nominations on areas for potential offshore wind leasing in California.
By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty. But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]
By Charles Hill, Renewables Consultant at Pangea Resourcing An important milestone in the development of renewable energy in the United States was reached in December 2016 as the $300m Block Island Wind Farm, the country’s first operational offshore wind farm, began feeding energy into the New England grid. Barack Obama insists that the clean energy […]
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is issuing a Request for Interest in a lease area offshore Morro Bay, California, requested by Trident Winds, LLC for its proposed 765MW floating wind energy project. In consultation with the State of California, BOEM has determined Trident Winds LLC is qualified to hold an Outer Continental Shelf lease […]
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will initiate planning with the State of California to establish an Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force to examine opportunities for offshore renewable energy development along the Golden State. California Governor Jerry Brown requested formation of the task force in a May 12 letter to Interior Secretary Sally Jewell. “In […]
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will soon issue a Federal Register Notice to determine if there is competitive interest in developing offshore wind projects off Morro Bay, California. BOEM announced this yesterday, after wrapping up an initial review of an unsolicited lease request from Trident Winds, LLC for a floating wind energy project in the […]
Trident Winds will hold a public information session on its proposed offshore wind project off the city of Morro Bay, California. The company is proposing an offshore wind farm comprising 100 floating turbines approximately 20 miles (32 kilometers) from the coast, which would use the city's outfall to hook to the electric grid at the PG&E substation. […]