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US Offshore Wind

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


Wednesday, September 20, 2023
A stock photo of a vessel servicing an offshore wind farm at sunset
Offshore

Biden Administration Issues Roadmap for Boosting Atlantic Offshore Wind Power Transmission

The Biden Administration has issued a comprehensive roadmap to accelerate offshore wind transmission in the U.S. Atlantic region. The action plan, released

September 20, 2023
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Tuesday, September 19, 2023
Ocean Infinity autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs)
Shipping

Autonomous Drones to Survey Floating Offshore Wind Site Off California

A fleet of underwater drones will be used to conduct a comprehensive site survey for what could become the first floating offshore wind farm off the U.S. West

September 19, 2023
Total Views: 2249

Monday, September 18, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Orsted CEO Says U.S. Offshore Wind Targets Not Out of Reach

By Scott DiSavino and Nichola Groom Sept 18 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s plan to deploy 30,000 megawatts (MW)

September 18, 2023
Total Views: 1556

Friday, September 15, 2023
Vineyard Wind wind turbine leaves New Bedford. Photo courtesy of Vineyard Wind.
Offshore

States Beg Biden to Bolster Offshore Wind While Projects Flounder

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — Six US governors have implored President Joe Biden to boost support for the fledgling offshore wind industry amid

September 15, 2023
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden holds up a wind turbine size comparison chart while attending a meeting with governors, labor leaders, and private companies launching the Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership, at the White House in Washington, U.S., June 23, 2022. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo
Offshore

Biden’s Offshore Wind Target Slipping out of Reach as Projects Struggle

Sept 15 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s goal to deploy 30,000 megawatts of offshore wind along U.S. coastlines this decade to fight climate change

September 15, 2023
Total Views: 1405

Monday, September 11, 2023
The Empire Wind 1 and 2 and Beacon Wind 1 projects located off New York State. Illustration: Equinor
Offshore

BOEM Completes Environmental Review of Offshore Wind Project Off New York

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the proposed Empire Wind offshore wind projects off New York, which BOEM

September 11, 2023
Total Views: 2062

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Challenges Facing the U.S. Offshore Wind Industry: Inflation, Interest Rates, and Insufficient Subsidies

By Scott DiSavino and Nerijus Adomaitis Sept 6 (Reuters) – The value of Danish energy company Orsted, the world’s

September 6, 2023
Total Views: 2702

Wednesday, August 30, 2023
General view of the Walney Extension offshore wind farm operated by Orsted off the coast of Blackpool, Britain.
Offshore

Orsted’s $2.3 Billion Hit is Latest Setback for America’s Offshore Wind Industry

(Bloomberg) — Orsted A/S’s potential $2.3 billion impairment on its US projects is just the latest in a string of recent setbacks for the nascent US

August 30, 2023
Total Views: 4596

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

First Offshore Wind Sale in Gulf of Mexico Attracts Paltry Interest

By Nichola Groom Aug 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration’s first ever auction of offshore wind development rights in

August 29, 2023
Total Views: 2597

offshore wind farm under construction. DJ Mattaar / Shutterstock
Offshore

Hope for Offshore Wind Boom in Gulf of Mexico Fades With Low Bids

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The first-ever US government auction of leases to build wind farms in the Gulf of Mexico ended with only one tract

August 29, 2023
Total Views: 1710

Monday, August 28, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Biden Administration Bets on Offshore Wind Boom in Oil-Rich Gulf of Mexico

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy (Bloomberg) — The Gulf of Mexico has been a hub for US oil production for decades. A government auction Tuesday could help make it

August 28, 2023
Total Views: 1055

File Photo: Wind farm in the North sea off the coast of United Kingdom.
Energy

First US Gulf Offshore Wind Auction to Fuel Region’s Green Hydrogen Push

Aug 28 (Reuters) – The U.S. Gulf Coast region, the nation’s primary offshore source of oil and gas, has cheap

August 28, 2023
Total Views: 831

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Biden Administration Approves Fourth Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

The Department of the Interior has approved the Revolution Wind project, marking the fourth commercial-scale offshore wind project to receive federal approval

August 22, 2023
Total Views: 1111

Friday, August 4, 2023
The nation's first offshore wind substation installed at Avengrid's Vineyard Wind 1 project. Photo courtesy Avengrid
Offshore

World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Turbine Coming to U.S. Waters Next Week

By Will Wade (Bloomberg) — About 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, a massive structure emerges from the Atlantic Ocean. Nearby

August 4, 2023
Total Views: 5250

Monday, July 31, 2023
offshore wind turbine
Offshore

Biden Administration Finalizes Central Atlantic Wind Energy Areas

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalized three offshore Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) in federal waters off the coasts of Delaware, Maryland, and

July 31, 2023
Total Views: 1262

Friday, July 28, 2023
offshore wind farm
Offshore

Ørsted Finalizes Lease to Become New Jersey Offshore Wind Port’s First Tenant

The state of New Jersey has approved agreements with Ørsted for the development and sublease of up to 34 acres at the New Jersey Wind Port (NJWP), a

July 28, 2023
Total Views: 3031

Thursday, July 27, 2023
U.S. President Joe Biden meets with Lasse Johannes Petterson
Shipping

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Signs Milestone Subcontract for U.S. Offshore Wind Rock Supply Chain

Coming on the heels of President Biden’s visit to Philly Shipyard to witness the steel cutting of the nation’s first rock installation vessel for

July 27, 2023
Total Views: 2306

Wednesday, July 26, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Shipping

Maine Lawmakers Approve Bill to Boost Offshore Wind Development

By Cailley LaPara (Bloomberg) — Maine moved a step closer to becoming the East Coast’s first floating offshore wind location after lawmakers

July 26, 2023
Total Views: 466

Thursday, July 20, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

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

The Department of the Interior will hold the first-ever offshore wind energy lease sale in the Gulf of Mexico, auctioning areas that have the potential to

July 20, 2023
Total Views: 1262

Monday, July 17, 2023
Wind turbines off of Block Island
Offshore

Biden Administration Advances Rhode Island Offshore Wind Project

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental analysis of the proposed Revolution Wind Farm Project offshore Rhode Island. The

July 17, 2023
Total Views: 1817
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