An $8 Billion Wind Farm Will Test Virginia’s Resolve to Be Green

By Christopher Martin and David R. Baker (Bloomberg) --Dominion Energy Inc.’s customers have been pressing the Virginia utility giant for years to source more clean energy. On Thursday, the company heeded their call -- with a $7.8 billion, ratepayer-backed plan to build the largest offshore wind farm in America. The proposal is unprecedented. Never has a utility pitched an … [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...]

Offshore Wind Power Conference – Planning For America’s Ocean Energy

Maritime College, State University of New York and the Maritime Industry Museum at Fort Schuyler are proud to announce that they will co-sponsor an Ocean Wind Energy Symposium on Thursday 26 September 2019, at the College Maritime Academic Center.  The conference will feature presentations by industry leaders and subject matter experts providing insight into the … [Read more...]

New York Signs America’s Biggest-Ever Offshore Wind Deals

By Will Wade and Millicent Dent (Bloomberg) --New York has signed the biggest-ever deals for offshore wind power in U.S. history, a key part of the state’s plan to get all of its power from emissions-free sources by 2040. On Thursday, Governor Andrew Cuomo awarded contracts for two projects off Long Island that will total 1,700 megawatts in capacity. Equinor ASA and a joint … [Read more...]

Connecticut Set to Join in $70 Billion Offshore Wind Expansion

By Christopher Martin (Bloomberg) -- Connecticut is set to massively increase investment in offshore wind after the state Senate passed a bill to require utilities to buy as much as 2 gigawatts of the renewable energy source, equivalent to almost a third of the state’s electricity needs. The bill passed unanimously in the Senate late Tuesday and now heads to Governor Ned … [Read more...]