US Offshore Wind

gCaptain’s full coverage of the offshore wind industry in the United States.

Friday, May 26, 2023

Eversource Selling Stake in U.S. Offshore Wind Area to Ørsted

Danish energy company Ørsted has announced an agreement to acquire partner Eversource Energy’s 50 percent interest in a federal offshore wind lease area

May 26, 2023
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Tuesday, May 23, 2023
offshore wind farm under construction

BOEM Completes Environmental Analysis of Offshore Wind Project Off New Jersey

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has wrapped up its environmental analysis of the proposed Ocean Wind 1 wind project off the coast of New Jersey.

May 23, 2023
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Monday, May 22, 2023

Gulf of Mexico Oil Workers Finding Jobs in Offshore Wind

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — Every morning, more than 600 workers clock in at the Louisiana shipyard where the Eco Edison, the first US-built vessel to

May 22, 2023
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Monday, May 15, 2023
offshore wind farm under construction

BOEM Opens Public Comment Period for Contested New Jersey Wind Energy Projects

In line with the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to expanding offshore wind energy capacity, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has

May 15, 2023
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Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Port of Long Beach Unveils Plans for Massive Floating Offshore Wind Facility

The Port of Long Beach has announced plans for Pier Wind, a giant floating offshore wind facility designed to help California and the nation achieve renewable

May 9, 2023
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Friday, May 5, 2023

America’s Offshore Wind Capacity Projections Expanding Rapidly, Report Says

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) has released a new report on the rapidly growing offshore wind market in the United States. The report highlights a

May 5, 2023
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Thursday, April 27, 2023

BOEM Seeks Public Input on Offshore Wind Development Off New England

As part of the Biden Administration’s ambitious plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy

April 27, 2023
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Monday, April 10, 2023

Coast Guard Warns of Safety Risks with Wind Cargoes

The U.S. Coast Guard’s Inspections and Compliance Directorate has issued a marine safety information bulletin to warn mariners of a growing number of

April 10, 2023
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Crowley to Open Offshore Wind Office in Northern California

Jacksonville, Florida-based Crowley is set to open a Wind Services office in Eureka, California as part of its efforts to develop an offshore wind terminal at

April 10, 2023
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Thursday, April 6, 2023

Biden Admin Green Lights Turbine Construction on South Fork Offshore Wind Project

The US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has completed its review of critical design and installation

April 6, 2023
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Wednesday, April 5, 2023

First US-Built Offshore Wind SOV Taking Shape in Louisiana

The first offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV) built in the United States is taking shape. The 262-foot long SOV, named ECO Edison, is being built by

April 5, 2023
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Platypus Marine to Build Damen-Designed Fast Crew Supplier for Jones Act Market

Washington-based Platypus Marine has signed a Letter of Intent with Dutch shipbuilding group Damen Shipyards for the construction of a new Jones Act-compliant

April 5, 2023
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Thursday, March 30, 2023

U.S. Releases Ambitious Strategy to Expand Offshore Wind Capacity

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has revealed an ambitious new strategy to expand the nation’s offshore wind energy capacity. The DOE’s Offshore

March 30, 2023
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Sunday, March 26, 2023

Dolphin Deaths Spur Calls for Wind Power Halt in New Jersey

By Elise Young (Bloomberg) –A spate of whale and dolphin deaths along New Jersey’s shore is prompting Republican lawmakers to call for a halt to

March 26, 2023
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Friday, March 17, 2023

Republican Lawmakers Critical of East Coast Offshore Wind Plans

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — Four Republican lawmakers criticized offshore wind farms planned for waters off the East Coast at a New Jersey

March 17, 2023
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Thursday, March 9, 2023

General Dynamics NASSCO Enters Offshore Wind Partnership

Navantia Seanergies, a leading Spanish offshore wind energy company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the U.S. shipyard General Dynamics

March 9, 2023
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Wednesday, March 8, 2023

NextEra CEO Says Offshore Wind a Bad Bet

By David French HOUSTON, March 8 (Reuters) – Offshore wind is a bad bet due to the complications of installing and maintaining

March 8, 2023
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Tuesday, February 28, 2023

Offshore Wind’s Jones Act Supply Chain Getting into Gear

By Barry Parker (gCaptain) – Capital Link’s Jones Act webinar on Offshore Wind, moderated by lawyer Winston & Strawn’s Charlie Papavizas,

February 28, 2023
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Friday, February 24, 2023

New Jersey Congressman Wants a Moratorium on Offshore Wind Projects as State Seeks Leading Role

Republican Congressman from New Jersey Jeff Van Drew has announced plans to hold a local hearing on offshore wind projects along with plans to introduce

February 24, 2023
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Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Biden Administration Proposes First-Ever Offshore Wind Lease Sale in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Department of the Interior has proposed the first-ever offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico. The proposed sale includes a 102,480-acre area

February 22, 2023
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