U.S. Wind Developers Submit New England Wind Farm Layout Proposal

A consortium of offshore wind developers with leases off the U.S. Northeast coast has submitted their layout proposal to the United States Coast Guard. The proposed layout calls for a uniform layout with 1 nautical mile (nm) spacing between wind turbines. The leaseholders include Equinor, Mayflower Wind, Ørsted/Eversource, and Vineyard Wind. The layout, according to … [Read more...]

Bernhard Schulte, MidOcean Form U.S. Offshore Wind Joint Venture

U.S-based MidOcean Wind has teamed up with offshore wind veteran Bernhard Schulte Offshore to build and operate support vessels for the U.S. offshore wind industry. MidOcean Wind, a subsidiary of MidOcean Marine, has been working with Bernhard Schulte Offshore since the 2018 formation of WINDEA Offshore USA, offering a single point of contact for wide range of construction … [Read more...]

SUNY Maritime College To Host Wind Energy Conference In New York City

The State University of New York Maritime College and the Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler, proudly announce the Ocean Wind Energy Conference in New York City on Thursday, September 26, 2019. This conference comes just months after New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo executed the United States’ largest offshore wind agreement, announcing the winning bidders in the … [Read more...]

Trump Delay Casts Doubt on First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

(Bloomberg) --The Trump administration cast the fate of the nation’s first major offshore wind farm into doubt by extending an environmental review for the $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts. The Interior Department has ordered an additional study of the farm, proposed by Avangrid Inc. and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, Interior Secretary David … [Read more...]