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  • 14 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Alternative investment manager Apollo has made a structured investment in the US-based offshore wind developer – US Wind Inc. Certain funds managed by Apollo Global Management’s affiliates have committed to invest, through convertible debt and equity, up to USD 265 million to acquire an equity stake in US Wind and fund development and construction costs […]

  • 18 October 2011

    In the aftermath of the offshore wind industry’s recently completed annual get-together in Baltimore last week, there are many signs of… (energylegalblog) [mappress] Source: energylegalblog, October 18, 2011

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities has expanded its trading activities to the United States. Danske Commodities US LLC is based in Connecticut and is part of the company’s strategy of global expansion. Besides expanding geographically, Danske Commodities said it is dedicated to growing the size of its business activities. In February, the company became part […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy company Partrac has launched its US subsidiary Partrac GeoMarine Inc.

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has made several new appointments at its New York office to support the accelerating offshore wind market in the United States and renewable energy projects worldwide.

  • 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 […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is opening an office in Boston, Massachusetts, which will act as the company’s U.S. headquarters. The news follows MHI Vestas’ recent contract as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind project. The U.S. headquarters, which will officially open in the coming weeks, will initially focus on sales and strategy as the […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Industry Contribution

    The US is expecting to create a whole manufacturing industry which will grow on the back of investments, contracts, manufacturing, jobs and services, for the OW sector. Written by Julian Jackson for New Energy Update by Reuters Events How Likely Is This? In the longer term it is obvious that having significant manufacturing capacity in coastal US […]

  • 30 November 2010

    Every few weeks, it seems, there’s a new development for offshore wind. It’s an important topic in New Jersey, where several wind farms are… By Sandy Bauers (miamiherald) [mappress] Source: miamiherald, November 30, 2010;

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind major Ørsted has opened a United States Innovation Hub in Providence, Rhode Island as part of its commitment to building an offshore wind industry supply chain in the US. With its seven work stations at Providence’s CIC workspace, the Innovation Hub will serve as the physical location for the Hub team as they […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Ørsted has placed an order with WindServe Marine for two purpose-built crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the U.S. offshore wind market. The first CTV will be built by U.S. Workboats and deployed for Ørsted’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, followed by subsequent service on Northeast projects. WindServe’s affiliate shipyard Senesco Marine will construct the second vessel […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    A US court in Wisconsin has sentenced Sinovel Wind Group, a Chinese manufacturer and exporter of wind turbines, for stealing trade secrets from AMSC, a U.S.-based company formerly known as American Superconductor Inc.

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has entered into a partnership agreement with Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) to improve communication between the commercial fishing industry and offshore wind developers. The aim of this first-of-its-kind partnership is to create an unprecedented opportunity for commercial fishermen to provide direct input to the wind energy industry on matters of significant interest […]

  • 24 March 2017

    After Danish Government launched its new export strategy on 22 March, the Danish Energy Agency’s (DEA) cooperation with the three largest export markets for energy technology – the US, UK and Germany – has been reinforced, DEA said.

  • 6 August 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The University of Maine will collaborate with the Mitsubishi Corporation and RWE Renewables to develop UMaine’s floating offshore wind technology demonstration project off the coast of Maine. New England Aqua Ventus, LLC (NEAV), a joint venture between Diamond Offshore Wind, a subsidiary of the Mitsubishi Corporation, and RWE Renewables, will as the developer own and […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A second Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) application has recently been submitted by a second developer in Maryland, USA, the Business Network for Offshore Wind reports. This application will compete with US Wind, who filed in an OREC application in February. The window for any additional applications will close on 18 November. At that […]

  • 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.

  • 7 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Under the series “Top Things You Didn’t Know About…”, US Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is now focusing on the offshore wind. Besides these facts, the department has released Energy 101: Wind Turbines video. 1. Offshore Wind Resources are Near Most Americans: More than 70 percent of the nation’s electricity consumption occurs in 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.

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-headquartered offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, Cathie Associates, has announced the opening of operations in the USA with the appointment of a Vice President.

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals is set to open an office in Boston, the U.S., at the beginning of October. According to the company, Boston was chosen as the location for the new office due to it being a Bluetech hub and a project pipeline of offshore wind energy. The new office will be the company’s second in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2015

    Atlantic Wind Transfers, the commercial wind support services arm of Rhode Island Fast Ferry, today joins local boat builder Blount Boats and offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind for an official Ribbon Cutting ceremony and to tour the first offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel in the US currently under construction. The event at the Blount […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Authorities, Environment

    The US House Committee on Natural Resources has unanimously passed the Offshore Wind for Territories Act that would amend federal law to authorize offshore wind energy development in the Exclusive Economic Zone adjacent to all five US territories. The Natural Resources Committee has unanimously reported the bill to the full House of Representatives for consideration. […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has secured a contract to develop a ground model for a U.S. offshore wind project and its cable route. OWC did not disclose the name of the client, but said it is a “confidential developer.” The ground model will be part of the site assessment plan and construction and operations plan […]