Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Offshore Wind Development in U.S. Set to Fall Short of Biden’s 2030 Goal

By William Mathis (Bloomberg) — The plan to rapidly scale up wind farms off the U.S. coast is set to miss President Joe Biden’s 2030 goal by 30%, according to research...

8 mins ago
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Thursday, July 22, 2021
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New Jersey Amps Up Fight Against Beachside Towns Opposed to Offshore Wind

By Josh Saul and William Mathis (Bloomberg) — Offshore wind farm developers are finding one more thing in common with the fossil fuel industry: community backlash on both sides of the...

July 22, 2021
Total Views: 1413

Friday, July 16, 2021
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Vineyard Wind Strikes Union Labor Deal for Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm

July 16 (Reuters) – Vineyard Wind on Friday announced a deal to use union labor to help construct what will become the nation’s first major offshore wind project off the Massachusetts coast...

July 16, 2021
Total Views: 2063

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Ørsted Submits Bid for Maryland Offshore Wind Project

Ørsted has submitted a bid to develop its proposed 760 MW Skipjack Wind 2 offshore wind project off the coast of Maryland. Ørsted is currently developing Skipjack Wind 1, a...

July 7, 2021
Total Views: 1099

Thursday, July 1, 2021

U.S. Announces Environmental Review of Dominion Energy’s Virginia Offshore Wind Farm

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will conduct an environmental review of Dominion Energy’s 2.6GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project (CVOW-C). The project, to be located 23.5 nautical...

July 1, 2021
Total Views: 1279

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

New Jersey Approves Large Offshore Wind Projects Totaling 2.6GW Capacity

A New Jersey utilities board has approved two large offshore wind projects that combined will add over 2.6GW of offshore wind capacity to the state, marking the nation’s largest combined...

June 30, 2021
Total Views: 1338

Monday, June 28, 2021
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U.S. to Begin Environmental Review of ‘Vineyard Wind South’ Offshore Wind Project

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will begin an environmental review of a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) submitted by Vineyard Wind, LLC for its Vineyard Wind South offshore...

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 1650

Friday, June 11, 2021

Biden Administration Proposes Offshore Wind Lease Sale for Waters Off New York and New Jersey

The U.S. Department of the Interior is taking steps to hold an offshore wind lease sale off the coast of New York and New Jersey. The DOI’s Bureau of Ocean...

June 11, 2021
Total Views: 1291

Thursday, June 10, 2021
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Green Shipping Line Selects Designer for Jones Act Offshore Wind Feeder Vessels

U.S.-based Green Shipping Line has announced an agreement with European marine engineer DEKC Maritime (DEKC) for the design of offshore wind shuttle vessels to be operated in the United States...

June 10, 2021
Total Views: 2907

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
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North Carolina Sets Big Goal for Offshore Wind

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — North Carolina set an ambitious goal to develop enough wind power generation to provide electricity for 2.3 million homes by 2040. The state aims for developers...

June 9, 2021
Total Views: 1292

Tuesday, June 8, 2021
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U.S. Turns to Gulf of Mexico as Potential New Frontier for Offshore Wind

The U.S. Department of the Interior is moving to explore the potential of offshore wind in the Gulf of Mexico, home to the nation’s vast offshore oil and gas industry....

June 8, 2021
Total Views: 1893

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
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New Ship Will Play Key Role in America’s Offshore Wind Ambitions

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — A Dominion Energy Inc. ship being built to install offshore wind farms will be the first to comply with a U.S. domestic transport mandate, with the...

June 2, 2021
Total Views: 2150

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
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Dominion Energy Reaches Deal on Charter of First Jones Act-Compliant Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

The first Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) has received its first charter for the construction of two offshore wind farms in the U.S. Northeast. The chartering of the...

June 1, 2021
Total Views: 3460

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Offshore Wind Manufacturing Jobs Likely to Take ‘Several Years’ to Land in U.S.

By Isla Binnie, Susanna Twidale and Nichola Groom May 27 (Reuters) – When U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration approved the country’s first major offshore wind farm this month, it billed the...

May 27, 2021
Total Views: 1022

Tuesday, May 25, 2021
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Biden Administration Announces Offshore Wind Areas Off California Coast

The Biden Administration on Tuesday announced plans to advance the development of offshore wind capacity in the Pacific Ocean as the administration looks to expand U.S. offshore wind capacity to...

May 25, 2021
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U.S. Seeks to Approve Dozens of Offshore Wind Projects in Years to Come

By Valerie Volcovici and Nichola Groom WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES, May 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration will seek to approve more than a dozen offshore wind projects in the next four years and...

May 25, 2021
Total Views: 751

Tuesday, May 11, 2021
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Eneti (Ex-Scorpio Bulkers) in Planning Stages for Jones Act-Compliant Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Eneti Inc. on Tuesday revealed plans it has entered into a binding agreement for the construction of one Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV), as well as “advanced discussions” with U.S....

May 11, 2021
Total Views: 3086

Friday, April 2, 2021
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First Large-Scale Offshore Wind Project in U.S. Selects DEME-Foss Partnership for Wind Turbine Installation Work

The first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States has selected a U.S.-based arm of Belgian marine services provider DEME to transport and install wind turbine generators for the...

April 2, 2021
Total Views: 6764

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Latest Customs and Border Protection Ruling Has Big Implications for the Jones Act’s Role in Offshore Wind

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has issued its latest ruling on the Jones Act’s role in the development of offshore wind projects off the nation’s coasts. The latest ruling now...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 8521

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Biden Administration Aims for U.S. Leadership in Offshore Wind -Official

By Nichola Groom March 31 (Reuters) – The Biden administration aims to transform the United States into the world’s leading producer of energy from offshore wind after years of lagging behind Europe,...

March 31, 2021
Total Views: 1333