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  • 11 September 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    As reported yesterday, Torridge District Council’s Special Plans Committee held a meeting regarding the development of the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm. The Committee made no objections to the project, the North Devon Journal reports. However, people who oppose the offshore wind project gathered outside the Bideford Town Hall to voice their opinion. Devon County […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ITPEnergised will support Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) on the Erebus 96 MW floating wind project in the Celtic Sea, the UK-based consultancy company informed via social media on 25 March.

  • 22 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A group of Taiwanese companies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with three US-based companies involved in certification and development of offshore wind technology as part of the recent visit of Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) to the United States. Representatives from Taiwan’s China Steel Corp., Taiwan Wind Turbine Industry Association and CR Classification Society signed […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Vessels

    Atlantic Wind Transfers’ new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Atlantic Endeavor, destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, is getting ready for its launch. Blount Boats rolled out the Chartwell 24 CTV on its lift dock in Warren, Rhode Island, a few days ago. Once launched, Atlantic Endeavor will provide marine support services for […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Engie, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage last week submitted their proposal for a pilot floating wind farm of up to 36MW in capacity at the Leucate site in the Mediterranean. The proposal includes installation of 3 to 6 wind turbines of a minimum of 6MW each some 15 to 22 kilometres off the coast in […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Ever since Atlantic Marine acquired the Atlantic Explorer, the ship has been constantly on charter. The vessel has moved literally 1000’s of subsea boulders from a large wind farm site on the UK east coast this winter. The site is strewn with heavy boulders and even through the terrible North Sea Storms of 2013/14, the ship […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Atlantic Pioneer, the first US-flagged offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel (CTV), is getting ready to embark on the first phase of a 20-year charter to support the construction and operation of the 30 MW Block Island offshore wind farm, following an official christening ceremony at Quonset Point today. The Block Island site, currently under construction by developer […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Opponents of the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm are calling for people to have their say about the project by tomorrow, claiming that it would have major impact on tourism. This is South Wales news portal quotes Carl Johnson of Rhossili as saying that RWE had minimized the visual impact of the turbines and that […]

  • 4 November 2011

     Atlantic Grid Development’s core project, the Atlantic Wind Connection, is an offshore high–voltage transmission backbone designed to serve efficiently mid-Atlantic region offshore wind energy parks while also making the congested land-based transmission grid more reliable and efficient. The system’s backbone cable will run in shallow trenches on the seabed in federal waters 15-20 miles offshore, […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a workshop on Atlantic offshore wind activities and marine protected species. BOEM’s Office of Renewable Energy Programs will host a three-day “Best Management Practices Workshop for Atlantic Offshore Wind Facilities” on 7-9 March. The workshop will discuss best management practices for preventing, reducing, and monitoring impacts […]

  • 6 June 2011
    Grid Connection

      In a recent report on the permitting and financing challenges to the U.S. offshore wind industry, the Center for American Progress identified the Atlantic Wind Connection as a solution to many of these challenges that threaten to prevent domestic offshore wind from becoming a reality. The report had this to say about the Atlantic […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A bill which allows the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to reconsider Fishermen’s Energy’s 24MW Atlantic City Wind Farm project has cleared both houses of the State legislature.

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is hosting a session at the Atlantic Stakeholder Conference in Porto, Portugal next week (Tuesday, 20th January 2015). Bringing the key players from European open-water ocean energy test sites together, the session will identify key issues of common interest across marine energy test sites, and share information to enable […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The ‘Offshore Wind Projects in Mid-Atlantic Region’ seminar is scheduled for Thursday, May 24 in Washington. Markian Melnyk (Atlantic Wind Connection) will detail the project of wind farms from northern New Jersey to southern Virginia to be built in phases over a 10-year period. Keith Harrington (Chesapeake Climate Action Network) will focus on the proposed wind farm in […]

  • 29 January 2012
    R&D

    Offshore wind farms could generate more than enough energy to meet Maryland’s annual electricity consumption, according to a just-published study by researchers at the University of Delaware. The potential power output is nearly double current energy demands for the state, even when taking into account various limitations on where to place equipment in the Atlantic. […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Environment

    A coalition of leading environmental and conservation organizations — Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and National Wildlife Federation (NWF) — and Deepwater Wind announced an agreement to implement additional protections for endangered North Atlantic right whales during pre-construction activities for the Deepwater ONE offshore wind farm, which will be developed off […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    The Offshore Wind farm proposed off the Atlantic coast has failed to justify economic benefits for the second time this month. This was confirmed by the state’s consultant, reports Njspotlight. Back in May 2011, Cape May-based Fisherman’s Energy gained New Jersey approval for a demonstration project to build six wind turbines, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels

    Massachusetts-based Imtra has recently delivered a searchlight, wipers and LED lights to the first US-flagged offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel (CTV) – the Atlantic Pioneer. Imtra has supplied the Colorlight CL20 high-output searchlight, Decca Straight Line wiper system, and LED deck, interior and engine room lights for the Blount Boats-built, 69-foot CTV. The vessel was locally […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed an agreement to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind energy staging center at Tradepoint Atlantic, a 3,300-acre global logistics center in Baltimore County, Maryland. The staging center will be used during the development of the Skipjack offshore wind farm located 19.5 miles off Maryland’s coast. “Together with Tradepoint Atlantic, we are […]

  • 7 October 2014

    Principle Power, Inc. was named in the 2014 Global Cleantech 100, produced by Cleantech Group, whose mission is to connect corporates to sustainable innovation through the i3 market intelligence platform, expert consulting services, and global events. The Global Cleantech 100 represents the most innovative and promising ideas in cleantech. Featuring companies that are best positioned […]

  • 28 June 2012

    RWE npower renewables will hold exhibitions in South West Wales next month about the proposed Atlantic Array offshore wind farm. Robert Thornhill, Atlantic Array development manager, said that their team will be available for any questions about the project. In addition, they will have 3D models and photomontages to help people visualize how the Atlantic […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Marine Renewables Canada (MRC) is offering workshops in locations across Nova Scotia for companies interested in exploring opportunities in the tidal energy supply chain. Three levels of government have partnered to contribute more than $100,000 to the initiative. Nova Scotia—with its strategy for tidal power development in the Bay of Fundy—is considered a world leader […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    RWE npower renewables have given an update on the proposed Atlantic Array Wind Farm located in the Bristol Channel. The company today announced the 2013 project refinements. Through the consultation and assessment undertaken, RWE npower renewables has been working to develop the most appropriate offshore wind farm for the Bristol Channel. The latest revisions to […]

  • 22 March 2012

    Anti-wind farm group has raised concerns about the visual impact of RWE proposed Atlantic Array offshore wind farm, reported North Devon Gazette 24. The Slay the Array has released its own photographic impression of how the Atlantic Array would look from Putsborough describing it as “a horizon filled with industrial machinery.” Steve Crowther, Slay the […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Environment

    Biodiversity Research Institute (BRI) and collaborators announce the results of a three-year, multi-state project about birds, marine mammals, and sea turtle distributions and movements. The goal of this project was to improve the understanding of species composition and use of the mid-Atlantic marine environment in order to inform sustainable offshore development in the mid-Atlantic United States, […]