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  • 23 March 2011

    The road to the Cape Wind offshore wind project has one less bump. Cape Wind completed its federal permitting process on Jan. (altpowerconstruction) [mappress] Source: altpowerconstruction,March 23, 2011

  • 27 January 2011
    Training & Education

    Law Seminars International presents a comprehensive conference on Offshore Energy Development in Boston on March 3 & 4. This seminar will examine the current state of permitting requirements, interagency cooperation, national leadership and its impact on offshore renewable energy development as well as the relationships between offshore wind and other seabed users. The Offshore Energy […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Opponents of the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm have appealed an air quality permit issued for the project by the U.S. Environmental…     By Patrick Cassidy (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, February 18, 2011

  • 17 November 2010

    People seeking a state permit to develop small wind-energy projects in Virginia may receive a quicker answer from the Department of… By Julian Walker (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, November 17, 2010;

  • 8 March 2016

    The Wind Power Poland 2016 event, organised by the Polish Wind Energy Association and supported by EWEA, opened its door today.  GE and Vestas are headlining as the two event ambassadors. Poland has installed a total of 1.3GW in new capacity as developers pushed forward on projects. To date, the wind industry in Poland supports […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    An electric utilities company EnBW is inviting offers for a job on its EnBW Hohe See wind farm located in the German part of the North Sea. EnBW is looking for a company to design and deliver 80 wind turbine foundations which would feature wind turbines between 3.6 MW and 6 MW. The proposed wind […]

  • 30 November 2011

    trûon Rechtsanwälte has advised Vattenfall in the acquisition of project rights for the offshore wind farm Sandbank 24 from Sandbank Power GmbH & Co. KG. The planned offshore-wind farm Sandbank 24 is located in the German Exclusive Economic Area in the North Sea approximately 90 km west of Sylt. In its initial phase, the project […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Nantes Administrative Court of Appeals has dismissed the appeal filed by three environmental organisations which contested the environmental permit granted to the 480MW Parc du Banc de Guérande wind project located some 12 kilometres off the coast of Saint-Nazaire.

  • 14 December 2012

    American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has welcomed DOE’s investment in offshore wind industry. “AWEA applauds the winning teams and Secretary Chu and his staff at the Department of Energy for today’s announcement, which is a significant milestone in efforts to launch the first generation of offshore wind projects in the United States,” said Christopher Long, AWEA’s […]

  • 16 August 2012

    Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) released a statement regarding Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ruling on Cape Wind’s effect on aeronautical operations, saying: Today’s Federal Aviation Administration ruling shows a complete and total disregard for public safety.  The agency charged with protecting pilots and passengers has completely abdicated its responsibility to the public because of […]

  • 3 June 2011

      In most coastal states on the Atlantic and in the Great Lakes regions, there has been at least some initial conversation happening about the potential for offshore wind power as a renewable energy source. Here in Massachusetts, Cape Wind has been a prominent topic of discussion for about ten years, and as the first […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates might suffer another setback in their efforts to build a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, after the state’s energy agency recommended that the company’s permit for two underwater power lines should not be extended for two additional years, according to The Boston Globe. The developer said that the decision reached by the […]

  • 9 December 2014

    Atmocean, Inc. has announced it has been awarded a permit to deploy its wave energy system just north of ILO, Peru. In addition, Atmocean is now working with the Global Technology Deployment Initiative (GTDI) to develop a Strategic Plan to accelerate the deployment of its technology globally. GTDI seeks to identify breakthrough technologies which when brought […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium led by French energy company Engie will submit permit applications for the development and operation of two offshore wind farms in French waters totalling close to 1GW in capacity at the beginning of 2017, Raphaël Tilot, Engie’s offshore wind power project director told Le Figaro. In May 2014, a consortium comprising Engie, EDP Renewables, Neoen Marine and […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The cost of building and operating the 700MW Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm is expected to be EUR 2.7 billion cheaper than previously estimated. Moreover, the wind farm will generate 22.5% more electricity than anticipated. Fierce competition between companies in the public tender to secure the permit and associated subsidy to build and operate […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The wind farm project developer PNE WIND AG presented its expertise and perspective in the development of offshore wind farms at the “Windforce 2014”, an international tradeshow held in Bremen. Of special interest to the visitors were the future projects of PNE WIND AG. Having already received permits for four North Sea offshore wind farms […]

  • 23 May 2014

    Deepwater Wind, a Rhode Island-based offshore wind developer, is conducting a study of marine life on the seafloor off Block Island that is paving the way for future harvesting of not only the fish but also of clean wind energy. As the company is planning to develop similar projects to the Block Island offshore wind […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Environment, Grid Connection

    Pondera Consult, together with Arcadis, has been asked by TenneT (TSO) to support the entire EIA process for the offshore grid connection of offshore wind farms located in the wind development area “Borssele”. The Ministry of Economic Affairs decided in 2014 that wind development area “Borssele” would be the first area to be developed with […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Grid Connection

    Danish transmission system operator and its Dutch partner Tennet are looking for consultancy providers that will assist in obtaining the permits to install and operate the COBRAcable in Germany. The consultant will help the project team in the dialogue with key German authorities and in preparing the applications to German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    Deepwater Wind has received another permit for its project off the coast of Block Island. Namely, the Rhode Island’s Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) voted unanimously to approve the Block Island offshore wind energy project last night, according to the Providence Journal. The $300-million project comprises of five Alstom 6MW turbines, capable of producing enough […]

  • 26 January 2018

    On 24 January, Maine Governor Paul LePage issued an executive order setting up the Maine Wind Energy Advisory Commission and placing a moratorium on new permits to wind energy projects until the newly-established commission releases its report after studying the economic impact wind turbines have on tourism. 

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Amsterdam Capital Partners (AMSCAP), G8 Subsea, Saemangeum Development and Investment Agency of Korea (SDIA) and Saemangeum Offshore Wind Power (SOWP) have agreed to jointly develop offshore wind in Korea’s Samangeum Industrial Complex. AMSCAP and G8 will work mainly alongside SOWP respectively in a financial and a technical perspective for the joint development of offshore wind. […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have cancelled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the wind farm. ”Of course, it is regrettable that we are now forced to put down a large renewable energy project that we, together with Wallenstam, have been developing for […]

  • 9 September 2011

      Holland & Knight announces that Daron T. Threet has joined the law firm as a partner in the Washington, D.C., office. He is a member of the firm’s Energy & Clean Technology Team. Threet focuses his practice on the permitting and development of complex energy infrastructure projects and has extensive experience in matters related […]

  • 4 December 2012

    [email protected] and ATO are organizing the offshore wind conference for the third time and it will be held at the Holiday Inn in IJmuiden on Thursday 6th December 2012. Since the last Dutch conference in 2010, there are many new facts: A new government Need for cost cutting (40% ??) New regulations developments (i.e. streamlining […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has entered into a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the Town of Barnstable in Massachusetts.