Wednesday, October 13, 2021
offshore wind farm with vessel in foreground
Offshore

Biden Administration Planning Up to Seven Offshore Wind Lease Sales

The Biden Administration is making plans to potentially hold up to seven new offshore wind lease sales by 2025 as part of its goal to increase renewable energy production on...

October 13, 2021
Total Views: 678

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Offshore

First Full-Scale Offshore Wind Farm in US Places Order for World’s Most Powerful Wind Turbines

US-based offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has placed an order for sixty-two 13MW wind turbines for its Vineyard Wind 1 project off the coast of Massachusetts. The order was placed...

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 4428

Friday, October 8, 2021
DCV HAYWARD transits Hudson River
Offshore

New York Wind Turbine Parts Will Be Floated Down The Hudson River

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) Orsted A/S and Eversource Energy, the companies building a big wind farm off the Long Island coast, are teaming up with construction firm Riggs Distler to build...

October 8, 2021
Total Views: 1862

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Offshore

Vineyard Wind and Crowley to Turn Historic New England Harbor Into Offshore Wind Port

The developer of the United States’ first large-scale offshore wind farm has announced plans today to transform a historic New England port into a purpose-built hub to support wind projects...

September 30, 2021
Total Views: 4032

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
offshore wind farm
Offshore

BOEM to Conduct Environmental Review of Two Offshore Wind Projects Off New Jersey

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is set to conduct an environmental review of two proposed offshore wind energy projects off the coast of...

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 910

Monday, September 27, 2021
offshore wind
Offshore

$191 Million Offshore Wind Plan Puts New York City On Path to Leading Role

Government officials in New York have announced a 15-year, $191 million “vision” to make New York City a leading destination for the offshore wind industry. The plan was announced last...

September 27, 2021
Total Views: 1652

Thursday, September 23, 2021
Offshore

New Hydrogen-Ready Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Design Gets ABS Stamp of Approval

The American Bureau of Shipping has stamp of approval on the design of a new hydrogen-ready wind turbine installation vessel intended for the U.S. market. The Approval in Principal was...

September 23, 2021
Total Views: 3261

Monday, September 20, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction
Offshore

Vineyard Wind Makes Offshore Wind Bids in Massachusetts

The developer of the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States is moving forward with plans for two additional projects the coast of Massachusetts. Vineyard Wind, a joint...

September 20, 2021
Total Views: 786

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
offshore wind turbine
Offshore

Vinewind Wind Secures $2.3 Billion Investment to Kick Off Construction on Nation’s First Large-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

By Nichola Groom Sept 15 (Reuters) – Vineyard Wind, which is on track to be the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, closed on a $2.3 billion loan and will begin construction...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 739

Monday, September 13, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction
Offshore

U.S. Fishermen File Lawsuit Challenging Federal Approval of Nation’s First Large-Scale Offshore Wind Project

A group representing the U.S. commercial fishing industry has filed a lawsuit against the Department of Energy’s Bureau of Offshore Energy Management (BOEM) over its approval of the Vineyard Wind...

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 1852

offshore wind farm
Offshore

New Jersey Breaks Ground on Nation’s First Purpose-Built Offshore Wind Port

New Jersey has broken ground on construction of the nation’s first purpose-build offshore wind port that will provide a location for essential staging, assembly, and manufacturing activities related to offshore...

September 13, 2021
Total Views: 1334

Sunday, August 29, 2021
Unique light colored patches of tissue on the whale's head help identify each individual. Credit: NOAA Fisheries/Peter Duley
NOAA

Right Whales Numbers Are Increasing In Southern New England Waters Slated For Offshore Wind Energy Development

NOAA–Right whales are increasing their use of southern New England waters, including regions slated for offshore wind energy development, according to aerial survey data collected during the last decade. Offshore...

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 1275

Wednesday, August 18, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction
Offshore

Jan De Nul to Install Cables for Vineyard Wind Offshore Farm

The developer of the United States’ first commercial-scale offshore wind farm has awarded the cable installation contract to Belgium’s Jan De Nul Group. The contract was awarded by Vineyard Wind,...

August 18, 2021
Total Views: 1667

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
wind turbine
Offshore

US Wind Seeks Approval for Wind Farm off Maryland

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — US Wind Inc. has submitted a bid to Maryland regulators to build a massive wind farm off the state’s shoreline, the latest proposal for such projects...

August 3, 2021
Total Views: 997

Thursday, July 29, 2021
offshore wind farm
Offshore

BOEM Advances Offshore Wind Leasing Process in California

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is moving forward with plans to advance offshore wind leasing off California’s coasts, part of the Biden Administration’s goal of developing 30 gigawatts of...

July 29, 2021
Total Views: 477

Wednesday, July 28, 2021
deepwater wind block island wind farm
Offshore

Biden Administration Considering Paying Fishing Industry for Offshore Wind Impacts

By Nichola Groom July 28 (Reuters) – The Biden administration is considering ways to ensure the U.S. commercial fishing industry is paid for any losses it incurs from the planned...

July 28, 2021
Total Views: 904

Offshore

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...

July 28, 2021
Total Views: 519

Thursday, July 22, 2021
offshore wind farm
Offshore

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: 1477

Friday, July 16, 2021
offshore wind farm under construction
Offshore

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: 2096

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Offshore

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: 1113