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  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil has chosen the name of Empire Wind for the offshore wind project located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York.

  • 28 July 2015

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper joined Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, the state’s congressional delegation and representatives of Deepwater Wind – the project developers – in celebrating an historic “steel in the water” milestone for America’s first commercial scale offshore wind […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Authorities

    Eric Pickles, visited Beacon Park, which forms part of the Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft Enterprise Zone, in a meeting hosted by New Anglia LEP and Brandon Lewis, MP. The New Anglia Enterprise Zone is part of the first wave of Local Development Orders (LDOs) which have been approved in EZs across England. 6 out of […]

  • 3 January 2011

    2010 will be remembered as the year that Massachusetts became the first in the nation to move forward with offshore wind power. Attaining… By Mark Rodgers (wbjournal) [mappress] Source: wbjournal, January 03, 2011

  • 26 September 2018
    Authorities, Environment

    Energy ministers and senators from five northern German states, and industry representatives, have signed the ‘Call for Wind Energy’ which urges the country’s federal government to speed up the transition to renewable energy and allow for the development of at least 20GW of offshore wind capacity by 2030 and 30GW by 2035. 

  • 13 January 2012

    The last major economy in Europe that is not a member of the offshore wind club is due to knock on the clubhouse door this year. France will be joining the club with a huge 3GW enrolment fee. This month, to be precise, 11 January 2012, was the deadline for the tenders to be submitted […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) has approved Norway’s state aid to the 88MW Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind project in the Norwegian North Sea. Norway, through the state enterprise Enova, has decided to grant NOK 2.3 billion (around EUR 212 million) to Equinor and its partners OMV, Petoro, Idemitsu, DEA, and Vår Energi to realize […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Construction is expected to begin in early 2021 and be completed by August 2022.

  • 3 January 2013

    Australia’s first 1MW wave energy converter is awaiting for the State Government’s approval, writes The Border Watch. Namely, the New South Wales based Oceanlinx is planning to deploy its wave energy device offshore Port MacDonnell. The wave energy plant will be located approximately 4 kilometres off the coastline, with a 20 square metre concrete unit […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities

    AW-Energy hosted prominent guests at the installation site in Peniche, Portugal last week. The Portuguese Minister of Environment, Spatial Planning and Energy, Mr Jorge Moreira da Silva, and the Secretary of State of Energy, Mr Artur Trinidade, visited both the WaveRoller in Peniche, and the installation site in Almagreira. The guests got to see the […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has partnered with the Connecticut Port Authority and terminal operator Gateway to prepare State Pier in New London for the coming offshore wind projects in New England. The new partnership has committed to a public-private investment of USD 93 million to upgrade State Pier’s infrastructure and […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Montclair State University in New Jersey for clean energy research and educational outreach activities. Ørsted’s USD 200,000 contribution will support the university’s Clean Energy and Sustainability Analytics Center (CESAC) and will aid in the advancement of energy research initiatives. The MoU also […]

  • 18 September 2015

    ABB has ordered the an advanced cable-laying vessel to boost the capacity of its submarine cable operations while achieving greater efficiency and precision, the company reported today. The new ship will be custom-built to ABB specifications and measure approximately 140 by 30 meters, will be constructed at Kleven shipyard in Norway. Delivery is expected in 2017. […]

  • 22 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell met this week with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and six other Atlantic coastal state governors to discuss     [mappress] Source: examiner, February 20, 2010;

  • 30 March 2011

    State regulators have approved scientific surveys for a test project that aims to build one of the first offshore wind turbines in the … By Scott Harper (hamptonroads) [mappress]   Source: hamptonroads, March 30, 2011

  • 14 March 2011

    A state panel on offshore energy heard a mix of opinions as it stopped in Carteret County to get public input, but at least one thing was… By Jannette Pippin (jdnews) [mappress] Source: jdnews , March 14, 2011;

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Technology

    On Thursday,25th June Marine Current Turbines (MCT), a Siemens-business hosted a visit from the Minister of State for Northern Ireland Andrew Robathan to its world-leading tidal turbine at Strangford Lough. SeaGen, which has been generating clean energy for 1,400 homes since 2008 is the world’s first and largest commercial scale tidal current turbine. The Minister […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Bay State Wind has revised a turbine layout pattern on a New England offshore wind farm in response to feedback from fishermen and community members. The change will accommodate historical fishing patterns, and help to provide greater ease of fishing within, and transiting through, the wind farm, Bay State Wind, a partnership […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Environment

    Massachusetts-based offshore wind developer Bay State Wind plans to provide more than USD 2 million in grants for research and programs to protect New England’s fisheries and whale populations.

  • 24 March 2014
    Authorities

    In a last minute addition to the European Council’s conclusions, Europe’s leaders stated the need for a “supportive EU framework for advancing renewable energies.” Despite delaying on an agreement, European Council President Herman Van Rompuy said in a press conference that the Council would have a deal on the climate and energy framework by “no […]

  • 3 February 2011
    R&D

    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

  • 5 January 2011

    Within the solar energy industry, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) is looked to as a leading source of information on… By Adam Sewall (getsolar) [mappress] Source: getsolar, January 05, 2011

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    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).

  • 23 July 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    As Hamburger Abendblatt reported, two weeks ago, Bremen’s Mayor wrote to the German Chancellor Angela Merkel regarding the concerns about the delayed expansion of the electricity grid, connection of offshore wind farms to the grid and problems with network operator Tennet, saying that further delays will not be tolerated. Unfortunately, Chancellor Merkel has not responded […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will participate in the U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) auction for a commercial offshore wind energy lease off the coast of Long Island. Offshore wind is a critical component in meeting Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s aggressive clean energy goals, according […]