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  • 12 April 2018

    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.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

  • 22 October 2013

    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 […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Oceaneering International has won a contract by US Wind to conduct high-resolution marine geophysical surveys at the 248MW Maryland offshore wind project starting in the second half of 2018.

  • 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.

  • 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 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A US delegation of offshore wind advocates will arrive in Humber, UK, this week and visit offshore wind businesses and organisations in Hull, Grimsby and Scunthorpe on September 21 and 22. The visit is being organised by Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) and builds on Memoranda of Understanding signed between THMA and two offshore wind organisations in […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Arup has appointed Saygin Oytan to head its offshore wind team in the U.S. As an associate principal in the Boston office, Oytan will lead strategic business development initiatives aimed at expanding Arup’s presence in the U.S. offshore wind market. “We are anticipating major growth in the offshore wind market in the US in coming years,” said Brian Swett, […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    ERSG has appointed Chris Stupack as Head of Offshore Wind in the United States. Stupack will be leading ERSG’s office in Boston, which opened in November last year, where the company will be focusing on supporting the development of the offshore wind market. “I am delighted to be heading up the Boston office, ERSG have fantastic […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection

    The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) of the US state of Connecticut has issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) seeking to solicit up to 825,000 MWh of offshore wind-generated power annually.

  • 10 October 2012

    The success of the North American offshore renewable energy industry will depend as much on future, sustained investment in technological innovation, as it will on backing pioneering offshore power projects. That is according to GCube, the leading provider of underwriting services for renewable energy projects, which has collaborated with Seattle based renewable energy technology developer, […]

  • 7 April 2015

    DONG Energy has taken over RES Americas Developments Inc.’s (RES) more than 1000MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of Massachusetts. At the offshore wind auction held by BOEM (Bureau of Ocean Energy Management) on 29 January 2015, RES secured the rights to develop one of the two leases that were awarded. The […]

  • 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.

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Horizon Geosciences Limited and Seaforth Geosurveys Inc. have formed a partnership to provide integrated offshore site investigation services for the US offshore wind market.

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Northern Powerhouse offshore wind trade mission, led by Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) in partnership with UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), will visit the US this week. Northern businesses, which will land in the eastern US on 27 February, will meet US wind farm developers and supply chain companies, and attend an offshore wind networking event […]

  • 22 February 2016

    Representatives from the US offshore wind industry last week visited the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to offer their views on how BOEM could improve its renewable energy program. Representatives from Deepwater Wind, RES Americas, Fishermen’s Energy, U.S. Wind, and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) requested the meeting to discuss industry comments responding to BOEM’s Request for Information […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education

    The Holland Home of Wind Energy plans a new visit to Massachusetts in order to secure their part in the development of this US state’s offshore wind potential after their most recent visit reportedly demonstrated that ”offshore wind is about to take off in the US, and Dutch companies could play a role in this sector.” Back […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atkins, together with law firm K&L Gates LLP, has released an updated Offshore Wind Market Handbook to help guide investors through technical and regulatory issues in the US offshore wind market. The US offshore wind market has quickly evolved over the last year, with extensive updates in policy and regulatory environment, and several states entering […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Natural Power has appointed Matthew Filippelli to lead the company’s offshore wind services in the United States. Filippelli has taken over the position of Principal Engineer and Offshore Services Lead and will be based in the company’s New York office. “The US has a vast offshore wind energy resource, and as this market continues to gather […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Norway’s Equinor (formerly Statoil) has contracted RPS engineers and scientists from Australia and the US to develop a long-term meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) measurement program for a potential wind farm development off the east coast of the US.

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics

    The New Bedford Port Authority has reached an agreement with all offshore wind developers operating in the Massachusetts/Rhode Island market to serve as the designated Fisheries Representative of the commercial fishing industry to each of the development companies.

  • 11 February 2011

    Although many politicians in the US are still in denial about global warming and the nation’s frightening addiction to expensive, imported oil, President Barack Obama’s government continues promoting the development of an offshore wind sector. The latest evidence of the government’s realisation that wind power can help mitigate climate change, provide increased energy security and […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has hailed progress by American agencies in working with their Scandinavian counterparts to expedite the development of offshore wind in this country. The leaders of the United States, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden released a joint statement promising leadership in the fight against climate change which included cooperation to […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    The most compelling action to encourage offshore wind development in the United States is to have real live examples of successful offshore wind projects, Charles Nordstrom, a Senior Associate and Head of the US team at BVG Associates, told Offshore WIND in an interview. The first offshore wind farm in US waters, currently under construction off […]

  • 11 November 2010

    The United States boasts more installed, on-shore wind power capacity than any other country in the world. Offshore wind power is a… By William Pentland (forbes) [mappress] Source: forbes, November 11, 2010

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    The Danish Energy and Climate Academy (ECA) and the University of Delaware have developed the Offshore Wind Skills Academy (OWSA) to provide education for the U.S. offshore wind market. The aim of OWSA is to prepare professionals from traditional energy industries, supply chain companies, regulators, investors, consultants and others who may be new in the offshore wind sector. […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has divested 50% of the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind projects and two lease areas off the coast of New England, U.S., to Eversource. According to Ørsted, the divestment of 50% of the offshore wind assets took place at a purchase price of approximately USD 225 million. Revolution Wind is set to deliver […]