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  • 2 December 2010

    New Jersey is leading other East Coast states with its plans for offshore wind energy, but the federal government still needs to expedite its permitting process for those projects to move forward, said members of a new national pro-wind power coalition. New Jersey’s offshore waters have enough reliable wind to power “more than every household […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates will not get a two-year extension on its permits for two underwater power lines in Nantucket Sound, the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board decided on Wednesday. The final decision follows the board’s recommendation that the permits should not be extended by May 2017, as earlier requested by Cape Wind Associates. The board justified the decision by […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The project company Ferme Eolienne Flottante de Groix & Belle-Île (FEFGBI) and Réseau de Transport d’Electricité (RTE) have jointly filed applications for the construction and operation of the pilot floating wind farm in the French part of the Atlantic ocean and its electrical connection.

  • 14 November 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Regional Administrative Tribunal of Sicily (Il Tribunale Amministrativo Regionale per la Sicilia – TAR) has revoked a construction permit granted by the Italian Ministry for the Environment, Land and Sea (IMELS) for the 137MW offshore wind project in the Gulf of Gela off Sicily’s southern coast.

  • 10 May 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) has approved petitions filed by Vineyard Wind for construction and operation of electric transmission facilities within the Commonwealth that will deliver electricity generated at the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm to the regional power grid. Approval of the project’s transmission cables and interconnection substation by the EFSB, […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) and a consortium of private companies have submitted a lease application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to advance the development of a floating wind project off Humboldt County in Northern California.

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind aims to submit its permit applications for the Skipjack offshore wind farm in 2019 and has put together a Maryland-based team that will support the project’s permitting and help bring it to construction. 

  • 26 November 2012

    Western Tidal Holdings, based in Vancouver, has applied for permits to gather and examine information on the viability of sites in Dodd Narrows and nearby Porlier Pass, between Valdez and Galiano islands, in order to develop tidal power projects. The applications have been submitted to the Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, but […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is launching an advisory service to help U.S. offshore wind developers navigate the project regulatory frameworks and permitting processes. The regulatory and permitting advisory service is expected to assist developers through processes at the federal, state and local levels to ensure the efficient approach to project approval, the company said. OWC’s team is […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola expects to receive a construction permit for the 500MW Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project by 30 June, 2017.

  • 15 July 2010

    Massachusetts House lawmakers are weighing a bill designed to streamline the permitting process for wind energy facilities over the…   [mappress] Source: businessweek, July 15, 2010;

  • 30 July 2018

    SeaRoc Group has expanded its SeaPlanner marine monitoring and management solution with the launch of a Permit to Work solution for offshore wind farms.

  • 10 January 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s subsidiary Optimus Wind Limited has applied to the UK Marine Management Organisation for a marine license to undertake offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) inspection and clearance works for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm. In preparation for offshore construction which is due to commence in 2020, there is a requirement to carry out inspections and, […]

  • 11 October 2019

    The Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has decided that a further round of environmental impact consultations is required before an establishment permit is granted for open-door offshore wind projects. The decision comes after the Energy Board of Appeal last year canceled a part of the license for the construction of Vattenfall’s Vesterhav Syd project and a […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    In a major advancement for the Block Island Wind Farm, Deepwater Wind has received the first major environmental permit approvals needed to begin deployment of this path-breaking project. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) issued Deepwater Wind Water Quality Certificates, deeming the Block Island Wind Farm and Transmission System in compliance with state […]

  • 31 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Estonian government has initiated a construction permit process for two more offshore wind projects in the Gulf of Riga, in addition to the 1GW project proposed by Eesti Energia. The government has started the construction permit procedure for a 380MW project proposed by Tuuletraal OÜ. The wind farm comprises up to 76 turbines in […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Grid Connection

    The Renewables-Grid-Initiative (RGI) welcomes the official announcement of the development of two interconnectors from Norway to the UK and from Norway to Germany by the Transmission System Operators (TSOs) National Grid, TenneT and Statnett. The interconnectors will contribute to a higher share and more stable uptake of energy from renewable sources in the regions and […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Bay State Wind, a proposed 400-800MW offshore wind project off Massachusetts, has been designated as a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST-41).

  • 5 May 2015

    Thomas J. Donohue, the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, has written a post on the Chamber’s official webpage, advising that the permitting process for renewable energy projects should be swift and safe, taking the Cape Wind case as an example of a lengthy process hindered by environmental reviews and legal challenges.  He highlighted that […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs has published the Ministerial Order for permitting offshore wind energy for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) sites I and II, stating that the application period will start on 15 December and close on 21 December 2017.

  • 30 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has submitted an application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for permission to install equipment to measure wind speeds and sea conditions at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease off North Carolina. The permission is expected to be granted in spring 2020, Iberdrola, Avangrid Renewables’ parent company, said. The developer completed geophysical […]

  • 15 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a National Environmental Policy Act public scoping meeting for the Department of the Army’s Permit Application Environmental Impact Statement March 28 regarding Baryonyx Corporation Inc.’s proposed offshore wind farm. The public is encouraged to attend and provide feedback regarding the USACE Galveston District’s EIS and […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Pondera Consult has been asked by Siemens to provide permit management services for the installation of the offshore wind turbines at the Dutch Noordoostpolder wind farm. Siemens is currently constructing 48 wind turbines in the IJsselmeer lake. Pondera Consult’s role is to support Siemens with permit-technical issues and compliancy requirements. Noordoostpolder wind project consists of […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy examined a total of four applications for a permit to construct the Hollandse Kust (zuid) I & II offshore wind zone without subsidies.

  • 16 June 2015

    Ocean Power Technologies has received final permit approval from the New York District Army Corps of Engineers for its PB40. The company has also provided the required notice periods to the U.S. Coast Guard and other parties involved in the permitting process. The PB40 PowerBuoy® will be deployed approximately 30 nautical miles southeast of the […]

  • 4 April 2012

    RWE Innogy today received the permit for the construction of the Innogy Nordsee 1 offshore wind farm. The construction field of the wind power plant is located some 40 kilometres north of the island of Juist and covers approx. 34 square kilometres. Together with the wind farms Innogy Nordsee 2 and Innogy Nordsee 3, some […]