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US Offshore Wind

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

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
A photo of turbines as the South Fork Wind offshore wind farm

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

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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Thursday, February 29, 2024
Wind turbines off of Block Island

New York Awards Awaited Offshore Wind Contracts

Feb 29 (Reuters) – New York officials on Thursday awarded conditional contracts to buy electricity from

February 29, 2024
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Thursday, February 22, 2024
General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.

Orsted Says US Offshore Wind Deals Protect Against Inflation Shocks

By Josh Saul (Bloomberg) — The head of Danish energy giant Orsted A/S says the US is an attractive place to build new offshore wind farms even after

February 22, 2024
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Wednesday, February 14, 2024
A stock photo of a vessel servicing an offshore wind farm at sunset

Eversource to Sell Stakes U.S. Offshore Wind Projects for $1.1 Billion

Eversource Energy has announced a definitive agreement to sell its 50 percent ownership stake in two offshore wind projects off the U.S. Northeast to Global

February 14, 2024
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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Wind turbines off of Block Island

Biden Administration Finalizes Two Offshore Wind Areas in Oregon

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated two final Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore Oregon, totaling approximately 195,012 acres, for the

February 13, 2024
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Wednesday, January 24, 2024
File Photo: Wind farm in the North sea off the coast of United Kingdom.

New Jersey Approves Two Major Offshore Wind Projects

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has given the green light to two major offshore wind projects, with a combined capacity of 3,742 megawatts

January 24, 2024
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Wednesday, January 3, 2024
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock

Equinor and BP Terminate Offshore Wind Agreement for Empire Wind 2 Project in New York

Equinor and BP have announced the termination of the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate Agreement with the New York State Energy Research and

January 3, 2024
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The nation's first offshore wind substation installed at Avengrid's Vineyard Wind 1 project. Photo courtesy Avengrid

Vineyard Wind Project Delivers First Offshore Wind Power to New England

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Avangrid, Inc. have announced the successful delivery of the first power from the Vineyard Wind offshore wind

January 3, 2024
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Thursday, December 28, 2023
The Galaxy Leader cargo ship is escorted by Houthi boats in the Red Sea in this photo released November 20, 2023. Houthi Military Media/Handout via REUTERS

The Maritime Stories That Made 2023

This year proved once again that the maritime industry is one of the most important and exciting industries on the planet. As 2023 comes to a close,

December 28, 2023
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Monday, December 11, 2023
Photo shows the installation of the first offshore wind turbine at South Fork Wind

Biden Administration and Maryland Join Forces to Explore New Wind Energy Areas

Members of the Biden Administration, along with various departments and officials, have announced a joint commitment to evaluate additional areas off the coast

December 11, 2023
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Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Photo shows the installation of the first offshore wind turbine at South Fork Wind

First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm in US Powers Up

New York State has reached a significant milestone in its clean energy efforts with the successful delivery of power from the first operational wind turbine at

December 6, 2023
Total Views: 1771

Tuesday, December 5, 2023
An illustration of Great Lakes Dredge and Docks' Jones Act-compliant rock installation vessel that will support the growing U.S. offshore wind industry. Illustration courtesy Great Lakes Dredge & Dock

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s Offshore Wind Vessel ‘Acadia’ Awarded Third Contract

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced a third rock installation contract for its newbuild subsea rock installation vessel Acardia,

December 5, 2023
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Thursday, November 30, 2023
Photo shows the installation of the first offshore wind turbine at South Fork Wind

NY’s New Offshore Wind Solicitation Could Keep Troubled Projects Alive

By Scott DiSavino and Nichola Groom Nov 30 (Reuters) – New York will release a new offshore wind solicitation on Thursday to keep the

November 30, 2023
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Tuesday, November 21, 2023
aerial of an offshore wind turbine

U.S. Approves Empire Wind Offshore Wind Project

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced its approval for the Empire Wind offshore wind project, marking the sixth commercial-scale offshore wind

November 21, 2023
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Monday, November 6, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island

White House Remains Optimistic on Offshore Wind

By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Denmark’s Orsted is still “committed” to

November 6, 2023
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Friday, November 3, 2023
A stock photo of a vessel servicing an offshore wind farm at sunset

Vessel Delay Sinks Orsted’s New Jersey Offshore Wind Projects

Orsted is attributing the cancellation of its Ocean Wind projects to factors including high inflation, rising interest rates and supply chain constraints,

November 3, 2023
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Thursday, November 2, 2023
ocean wind 1 project

Biden Climate Goal Within Reach Despite Offshore Wind Setbacks

By Leslie Kaufman (Bloomberg) — The cancellation this week of two major wind projects off the coast of New Jersey effectively sinks President Joe

November 2, 2023
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Wednesday, October 25, 2023
offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock

Whale Buffer Zone Could Thwart Gigawatts of US Offshore Wind

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Nearly 3 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity could be imperiled if the US government imposes a 20-kilometer

October 25, 2023
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Thursday, October 19, 2023
A view of the turbines at Orsted's offshore wind farm near Nysted, Denmark, September 4, 2023.

Offshore Wind Developers Likely to Cancel Some Contracts After NY Decision

By Scott DiSavino Oct 19 (Reuters) – Developers in the U.S. offshore wind industry will likely cancel some power sales contracts in New York after

October 19, 2023
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