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Thursday, July 11, 2024
Graphic courtesy California Energy Commission (CEC)
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California Unveils Strategic Plan for Floating Offshore Wind Energy Development

The California Energy Commission has adopted a strategic plan to develop one of the state’s largest untapped sources of renewable energy. The plan calls

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Wednesday, July 10, 2024
A photo of turbines as the South Fork Wind offshore wind farm
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Cancellations Alter the Landscape of U.S. Offshore Wind Projects

The landscape of offshore wind generating capacity in the United States is undergoing significant changes following the cancellation of two major projects in

18 hours ago
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Tuesday, July 9, 2024
Photo shows the installation of the first offshore wind turbine at South Fork Wind
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U.S. Offshore Wind: $65 Billion Investment and 56,000 Jobs by 2030, Report Shows

A new report from the American Clean Power Association (ACP) projects $65 billion in investments and 56,000 jobs in U.S. offshore wind by 2030. Currently, 12

July 9, 2024
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Wednesday, July 3, 2024
aerial of an offshore wind turbine
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U.S. Approves Atlantic Shores South Offshore Wind Project

The Department of the Interior has greenlit the Atlantic Shores South offshore wind energy project, marking the nation’s ninth commercial-scale offshore

July 3, 2024
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Tuesday, July 2, 2024
A GE Haliade-X Turbine Stands in the Vineyard Wind 1 Project Area South of Martha’s Vineyard. Credit: Eric Haynes
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Avangrid’s New England Wind Construction and Operations Plan Approved

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has given the green light to Avangrid’s New England Wind Construction and Operations Plan (COP), authorizing the

July 2, 2024
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Friday, June 28, 2024
Offshore Wind Turbines At Sea
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Biden Administration Schedules Second Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind Lease Sale

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced its plans to hold its second offshore wind energy lease sale in the Central Atlantic. The sale is scheduled

June 28, 2024
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Wednesday, June 12, 2024
(From left to Right) Deputy Mayor Maria Torres-Springer, NYSERDA President and CEO Doreen Harris, New York City Mayor Eric Adams, President of Equinor Renewables Americas Molly Morris, Congressman Dan Goldman (NY-10), President and CEO of NYCEDC Andrew Kimball, Executive Director of UPROSE Elizabeth Yeampierre
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New York’s South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Begins Transformation into Offshore Wind Hub

Equinor has officially broken ground on the transformation of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) into a central hub for offshore wind energy on the East

June 12, 2024
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Tuesday, June 4, 2024
offshore wind farm
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New York Finalizes Contracts for Two Massive Offshore Wind Projects

New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the finalization of contracts for two major offshore wind projects, Empire Wind 1 and Sunrise Wind, as part of the

June 4, 2024
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Tuesday, May 28, 2024
Wind turbines off of Block Island
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Maine to Research Floating Offshore Wind Turbines in Gulf

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has made available its Final Environmental Assessment (Final EA) for a

May 28, 2024
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Monday, May 13, 2024
ECO EDISON offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV) post-launch
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First U.S.-Built Offshore Wind Service Operations Vessel Launched

The first American-built, owned, and crewed offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV), the ECO EDISON, was launched over the weekend, marking a significant

May 13, 2024
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FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. President and Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump attends a campaign rally in Wildwood, New Jersey, U.S., May 11, 2024. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein/File Photo
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Trump Vows ‘Day One’ Executive Order Targeting Offshore Wind

(Bloomberg) — Donald Trump vowed to issue an executive order targeting offshore wind development if he wins a second term as president, making his most

May 13, 2024
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Thursday, April 25, 2024
U.S. Updates Offshore Wind Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy Development
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U.S. Updates Offshore Wind Regulations to Boost Renewable Energy Development

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced a final rule that modernizes regulations governing offshore wind projects in federal waters, which could help

April 25, 2024
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Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Photo shows the installation of the first offshore wind turbine at South Fork Wind
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Biden Administration Unveils New Five-Year Offshore Wind Leasing Schedule

U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Deb Haaland, has announced an ambitious five-year offshore wind leasing schedule that includes up to 12 potential offshore wind

April 24, 2024
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Friday, April 19, 2024
aerial of an offshore wind turbine
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New York Fails to Reach Contracts with Three Major Offshore Wind Farms

April 19 (Reuters) – A New York state agency on Friday said it had failed to reach final contract agreements with the developers of three

April 19, 2024
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Monday, April 15, 2024
Illustration of Kalypso's Jones Act-compliant offshore wind cable layer
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Kalypso and Royal IHC to Build First Jones Act-Compliant Offshore Wind Cable Layer

Emerging U.S. offshore wind contractor, Kalypso Offshore Energy, has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) with maritime technology leader, Royal IHC, to construct

April 15, 2024
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Tuesday, April 2, 2024
Offshore wind farm
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Biden Administration Approves Eighth Offshore Wind Project

The Biden Administration has given the green light to its eighth offshore wind project with the approval of the 2,600-megawatt New England Wind project located

April 2, 2024
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Wednesday, March 27, 2024
offshore wind farm
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Equinor Strikes Major Labor Agreement for South Brooklyn Marine Terminal Construction

Equinor has announced a landmark project labor agreement (PLA) with the Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and Vicinity (BCTC) for

March 27, 2024
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Thursday, March 21, 2024
Offshore wind farm
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Study Reveals US Offshore Wind Projects Could Lower Costs, Bolster Grid Reliability

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the findings from a two-year-long study evaluating transmission options to support offshore wind energy

March 21, 2024
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Wednesday, March 20, 2024
A photo of turbines as the South Fork Wind offshore wind farm
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Biden Administration Plans Second Offshore Wind Sale in Gulf of Mexico

The Biden Administration has announced plans for a second offshore wind lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico after a first sale which, despite its historic

March 20, 2024
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Friday, March 15, 2024
Photo courtesy Maersk Supply Service
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Maersk Supply Service Partners with Edison Chouest to Speed Up Offshore Wind Installations in the U.S.

Maersk Supply Service has partnered with Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) to speed up the installation of offshore wind farms in the United States. The

March 15, 2024
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