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  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) and the Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition (VOW) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding which is expected to create opportunities in the United States for east of England offshore wind businesses.

  • 16 February 2011

    The U.S. can potentially develop 54 GW of U.S. offshore wind projects by 2030, but only if several barriers are overcome, according to a… (powergenworldwide) [mappress] Source: powergenworldwide , February 16, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Extension of critical tax relief to save 37,000 jobs in wind energy and continue growing U.S. manufacturing advanced in the Senate Finance Committee with strong bipartisan support. By an overwhelming bipartisan margin of 19-5, the committee passed an extenders package that included an extension of the wind energy Production Tax Credit (PTC). On critical amendment […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. Democratic Senators Edward Markey, Sheldon Whitehouse, and Congressman Jim Langevin have reintroduced legislation that would extend tax credits for the offshore wind industry beyond 2019.

  • 29 May 2013

    Company OceanRusEnergy recently returned from the International Exhibition in Shanghai, where she was offered a sign dealer agreements for the supply of wave generators on the island of Crete, in Turkey, China and Mexico. According to Alexey Eliseev, chief designer of the company, pervouraltsy became the first in Russia who since the Soviet Union has […]

  • 13 September 2017

    An initiative to create offshore wind standards in the U.S. has been launched by key leaders of the American industry, as the country prepares for the imminent development of large scale offshore wind energy projects.

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Germany-based energy company innogy SE has appointed Chris Wissemann as the U.S. representative for offshore wind.

  • 13 December 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    The Navigant Consortium released the “U.S. Offshore Wind Market and Economic Analysis: Annual Market Assessment 2012” report, prepared under an award by DOE in order to provide objective economic analysis and reporting of market activities and progress related to offshore wind energy in the United States. This report provides the first comprehensive annual assessment of […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    115 participants from more than 60 companies from all parts of the offshore wind supply chain have gathered at the U.S. Offshore Wind Academy in Boston. Many Danish suppliers have also joined the two-day event which ends today, 30 September, to get an overview and understanding of the supply chain potential, and to link up with potential North American partners […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS), a Germany-based shipbroker for offshore tonnage in renewable energy, has opened an office in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S. 

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to the Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Company Ltd. to develop a 300-megawatt (MW) wind power project in Vietnam. The feasibility study grant will assist Cong Ly Ltd., a private sector firm that operates the only offshore wind project in Vietnam, in its efforts to develop a third […]

  • 27 March 2013

    The U.S. Representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district Rob Wittman has introduced renewable energy legislation aiming to simplify processes for testing and development of offshore wind. Wittman, a proponent of an all-of-the-above energy strategy, submitted the legislation following its successful passage in the U.S. House of Representatives during the 112th Congress. “I strongly believe that […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bladt Industries, ISC Consulting Engineers, Semco Maritime and LICengineering are joining forces with The Trade Council of Denmark’s Wind Energy Advisory to provide an integrated platform for partnerships with American companies and offshore wind developers.

  • 13 November 2015

    DONG Energy has released project details for its offshore wind farm proposed to be built off Massachusetts, USA.  DONG Energy’s first project in the U.S. has been named Bay State Wind and will be located 15 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, with turbines installed in water depths of 130-165 feet (approx. 40-50m). A period of additional feasibility […]

  • 22 September 2016

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) are requesting public input on the scope of an Environmental Assessment for the Icebreaker project and will hold a public scoping event on 28 September. Representatives from the federal agencies will be present to answer questions about the federal […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Trade Council of Denmark’s Offshore Wind Alliance has kicked off a week-long roadshow in the USA.

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Stonehenge Metals Limited has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly) to support joint applications for two major funding opportunities with a combined total value pool of US$3.75m being offered by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The MOU includes a funding application for US$1.5m, […]

  • 18 February 2011

    The 130-turbine Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts has spurred more support for offshore wind generation, including a $199-… By Johanna Knapschaefer ( [mappress] Source:, February 18, 2011

  • 5 December 2014

    Expanding wind power across the country could cut as much global warming pollution as 254 coal plants produce in a year, according to a new report, but congressional action is needed to make that expansion a reality, U.S. Senator of New Mexico Tom Udall and other clean energy advocates said yesterday. “Speeding the development of […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Avangrid, the U.S. arm of the Spanish renewable energy giant Iberdrola, has announced the pricing of 3.150% of its notes in aggregate principal amount of USD 600 million, and will use the net proceeds of the offering to finance and/or refinance its renewable energy projects in the U.S., including offshore wind farms.

  • 1 October 2015

    Louisiana-based Keystone Engineering Inc. has been awarded the contract to design the meteorological mast tower foundation for US Wind Inc.’s Maryland offshore wind lease area. The foundation’s “braced-caisson” design is a proven concept in the oil and gas industry, the company highlighted. The US Wind met mast will be the first structure installed as part […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Apex Companies, LLC and Offshore Design Engineering Ltd (ODE) have entered a strategic alliance to merge their technical expertise, enabling them to serve their clients with both a domestic focus and a global reach. Apex’s Vice President Jay Borkland said: “With this teaming agreement, we have truly broadened our ability to deliver both the siting/designing/constructing services and […]

  • 28 December 2011

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the 2011 Critical Materials Strategy. The report examines the role that rare earth metals and other key materials play in clean energy technologies such as wind turbines, electric vehicles, solar cells and energy-efficient lighting. The report found that several clean energy technologies use materials at risk of supply […]

  • 26 July 2012
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The United States Government is on the edge of auctioning a total of 2,434 square miles area off the East Coast for development of offshore wind farms. The exact date of the auction is yet unfamiliar, however, it is expected by the end of this year. The biggest area to be leased is the one […]

  • 19 February 2016

    A bipartisan group of 17 U.S. state governors signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future on 16 February. By signing the accord, the governors have committed that their states will work together to continue diversifying energy generation, expanding clean energy sources, modernizing energy infrastructure, encouraging clean transportation options and securing a stronger national […]