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Robert E. Derecktor Inc. (Derecktor Shipyard) and Damen Shipyard Group (DAMEN) have entered into a license agreement authorizing Derecktor to act as an official builder of DAMEN designs. Derecktor will now offer its customers Pilot Boats and Wind Farm Support Vessels (WFSVs) by combining the wide range and international experience of DAMEN designs with its […]
In 2012, CPM Constructors was the contractor on an innovative clean energy project in Eastport, Maine. CPM constructed and deployed the first licensed, grid connected tidal generator in the United States. This was a successful project and is sure to have a great impact on the industry as it seeks new sources for clean, reliable […]
Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited welcomes the release of an independent report from the United States Department of Energy (DoE) estimating the total available ocean wave energy resource at 2,640 TWh/yr. The report, “Mapping and Assessment of the United States Ocean Wave Energy Resource”, was undertaken by the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), […]
“We applaud Secretaries Chu and Salazar for their efforts to accelerate the nation’s offshore wind industry. Deepwater Wind has long advocated for consistent federal policies on offshore wind development, so we’re particularly gratified by the steps the Obama administration is taking to establish a coordinated strategy. “But it’s also critical to the nation’s clean-energy future […]
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analyzing Offshore Wind Energy in the United States” report to their offering. (businesswire) [mappress] Source: businesswire, February 03, 2011
The Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Powering America Program announced today a series of public events to exchange information on the… (eere) [mappress] Source: eere, September 21, 2010;
The Business Network for Offshore Wind has partnered with New York, New Jersey, Virginia and Maryland in the United States to help them develop offshore wind projects.
Denmark-based law firm Bech-Bruun is opening an office in New York, the United States, as part of its cooperation with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP).
As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.
The U.S. Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has recently released a draft strategy for offshore oil and gas leasing, which has shown that a significant number of officials representing eastern coastal states disapprove the plan, recommending renewable energy, especially wind power, as a better solution that would create more jobs and energy than drilling. Atlantic region in the […]
American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a global power technologies company, today announced that it has received several new orders for its proprietary D-VAR reactive compensation solution for wind farms in the United Kingdom, including two orders from Manchester, England-based Nordex UK Ltd. AMSC’s D-VAR Intelligent Grid solutions will now be deployed at 15 wind farms […]
The Dutch C-Job Naval Architects and Seattle-based Glosten have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the United States with an aim of contributing to the offshore wind market.
The U.S. National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium has launched its first roadmap aimed at accelerating the development of the offshore wind industry in the United States.
The United States has a lot to offer on the digitization of offshore wind, especially regarding artificial intelligence which can make the supply chain more efficient and potentially speed up the permitting and siting processes, Liz Burdock, President and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, said in an interview with Offshore WIND.
As of June 2018, the offshore wind project development pipeline in the United States includes 25,464MW of planned generating capacity, with projects totalling 2,000MW expected to commence commercial operation by 2023, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
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.
The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has presented Deepwater Wind with the 2018 Safety-in-Seas (SIS) award for its safety practices during and after the construction of the 30MW Block Island, the first offshore wind farm in the United States.
The UMass Dartmouth Public Policy Center (PPC) has launched a new project which will monitor the offshore wind industry in the United States and analyze its economic development and workforce implications.
Semco Maritime and Moffatt & Nichol have signed an agreement to offer common engineering services to the offshore wind industry in the United States.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is preparing draft guidelines for the use of a design envelope approach in Construction and Operation Plans (COPs) for offshore wind projects in the United States.
Fugro has won contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at Bay State Wind and Ocean Wind offshore wind farms in the United States.
UK-based Wessex Archaeology and U.S. company Coastal Environments Inc. (CEI) have partnered to provide a suite of marine archaeological and cultural resource services designed to meet the needs of offshore renewable projects in the United States.
In response to the U.S. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., and Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced the formation of the United States Climate Alliance.
The U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his intention to withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Accord.
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.
Master Point Rope Access Solutions will be the first rope access service provider for Block Island Wind Farm, the first offshore wind farm in the United States, according to the company’s social media pages.