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  • 17 August 2018
    Authorities, R&D

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJ BPU) has selected the Copenhagen-headquartered engineering, design and consulting firm Ramboll to coordinate and facilitate the development of the state’s Offshore Wind (OSW) Strategic Plan. 

  • 30 May 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Governor of Connecticut Dannel P. Malloy is requesting an approval from the State Bond Commission for a USD 15 million investment to upgrade the State Pier in New London and enable it to be used for seven offshore wind projects planned in the northeast.

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the D.E. Shaw Group to acquire a 100% equity interest in Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind at a purchase price of USD 510 million.

  • 11 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    British multinational oil and gas company BP is moving into offshore wind for the first time with a new strategic partnership with Equinor. BP has entered into an agreement with Equinor to buy 50 per cent non-operated interests in the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind assets on the US east coast for a total consideration […]

  • 13 October 2011

      The first North American offshore wind turbine test centre has started development, off the eastern Atlantic shore of the US state of Virginia, by a consortium of Ecofys, Fugro and Real NewEnergy. The project, Poseidon Atlantic, has come about through collaboration between the Commonwealth of Virginia, Northampton County and the Virginia Port Authority with […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions has signed an agreement for the turn-key campaign of the US Wind developer’s New Jersey concession with option for a follow-on campaign at its South Carolina application.

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long-term financial viability of US offshore wind is as much dependent on the ability to rapidly secure early-stage construction wins, achieve energy generation success, and foster investor diversity, as it is on the completion on key auction wins and the steady progress towards of research- and-development milestones. This is according to PMSS America, Inc., […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    US Wind Inc and Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind have expressed their support to Maryland passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) and the plans to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2040. As reported, CEJA will see the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity in Maryland by 2030. In May 2017, this US East Coast […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Authorities

    The Maryland General Assembly has passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) which will incentivize the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity off this US East Coast state by 2030. The assembly has subsequently sent the bill to the Governor’s desk for signature. The bill aims to accelerate Maryland’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) to […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vineyard Wind officials have visited the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant as part of efforts to explore its potential role in the construction of the company’s 800MW offshore wind farm in Massachusetts, US.

  • 11 May 2018
    Authorities

    The Governor of New Jersey Phil Murphy has requested the US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to extend the public comment period for the newly proposed offshore wind lease sale in the New York Bight, published by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in April.

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has implemented a loan program to lend its LiDAR buoys to qualified parties to acquire wind resource characterization data in areas of interest for offshore wind energy development. DOE currently owns two AXYS WindSentinel buoys that collect meteorological and oceanographic data to support resource characterization for offshore wind energy. In […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Environment, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    Virginia’s unique infrastructure and geographical advantages are key to developing 2GW of offshore wind by 2028 and turning the Commonwealth into a national leader in the growing US offshore wind industry during the next decade, according to a new report released by BVG Associates.

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has sent two members of its executive management team to New Orleans to share the lessons learnt from over two decades of experience in erecting offshore wind farms in Europe with their American colleagues during the WINDPOWER 2016 conference organised by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The offshore market in the US is on […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education, Vessels

    Rhode Island’s Governor Gina Raimondo has announced her Vision for Rhode Island’s Clean Energy Future – a second-term plan to position this US East Coast state as the epicentre of North America’s nascent offshore wind economy.

  • 2 April 2019

    Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 October 2013

      Denmark makes its expert knowledge available to the State of Maryland which plans to build an offshore wind farm off the US East Coast. Expanding deployment of renewables contributes to achieving the goals in President Obama’s Climate Plan. United States is the world’s second largest emitter of greenhouse gases. But President Obama wants with […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Authorities

    Despite significant advancements in 2013, continued uncertainty regarding federal tax policy and lack of state-level incentives will, if left unchecked, present significant barriers to US offshore wind success. This is according to the North American division of PMSS, an experienced European offshore wind consultancy firm and a part of the TÜV SÜD group – one […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training has established a partnership with the UK’s East Coast College to provide training courses for offshore renewable energy. The training courses will be held at East Coast College’s Energy Skills Centre in Lowestoft and Offshore Wind Skills Centre in Great Yarmouth. The GBP 11.4 million Energy Skills Centre, home to the East Coast […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    ERSG has opened an office in Boston, Massachusetts, which will be focusing on supporting the development of the growing offshore wind market in the US.

  • 12 March 2012
    Authorities

    NOF Energy, the UK business support organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors, is hosting a significant information and networking reception at the House of Commons with Energi Coast and Subsea North East. Taking place on, 20 March, the event is being held on the prestigious Terrace Pavilion at the Palace of Westminster. […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Lowestoft based company East Coast Charters Ltd are due to take delivery of their new vessel ECC Challenger in the next few weeks. The Challenger is built by East Coast Workcats a subsidiary company and this vessel marks the first project to be completed. East Coast Charters General Manager Sam McNamee stated ” The delivery […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana-based Keystone Engineering Inc. has announced the opening of its newest office located in Baltimore. This news follows the announcement that the company was awarded the contract to design the meteorological mast tower foundation for US Wind’s Maryland offshore wind development lease. Ben Foley, General Manager of Keystone’s Offshore Renewables Group, stated: “We are excited to […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    North East England’s offshore wind cluster, Energi Coast, is starting a project which aims to produce a comprehensive report of the region’s supply chain capabilities in the offshore wind industry. The supply chain mapping project will identify the range of capabilities available throughout North East England to support offshore wind developers and contractors identifying locations […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) will provide integrated marine services package for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, developed by ScottishPower Renewables.