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LEEDCo. Wins a Key Federal Approval

The offshore wind energy project proposed for installation eight miles off the coast of downtown Cleveland, Ohio has moved significantly forward due to a required construction permit approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. More>>

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The California Offshore Wind Project: A Vision for Industry Growth

California Jobs Project: Offshore wind can be California’s next legacy—a new industry, built from the ground up, that invites shared prosperity, spurs innovation, and respects our natural treasures. More>>

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Equinor promotes collaboration between offshore wind and fishing industries

Windpower Engineering & Development: In an increased effort to promote the coexistence and collaboration between offshore wind development and the U.S. fishing industry, the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) would like to announce that Equinor Wind US has joined its Joint … Continue reading

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US Aims To Disrupt Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Field

CleanTechnica: The US has been long sitting on a 13,000-mile coastline worth trillions (yes, trillions) of BTU in offshore wind energy, all of it accessible and ripe for the plucking. And yet, the country has only 5 commercial offshore turbines … Continue reading

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N.Y. approves largest U.S. offshore wind farm off Long Island

Computerworld: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has approved what will be the largest U.S. offshore wind farm when it’s built off the east end of Long Island. It will generate enough electricity to power more than 50,000 homes on Long Island’s … Continue reading

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Fred. Olsen to acquire 20-MW US offshore wind project – report

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Norwegian wind farm developer with experience in the North Sea will build the $120 million pilot wind farm planned for Lake Erie. Fred.Olsen Renewables, the largest independent power producer in the United Kingdom and the fifth … Continue reading

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Massachusetts Offshore Wind Leases Awarded

On Jan 29 the Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held the nation’s fourth competitive lease sale for renewable energy in federal waters offshore Massachusetts for potential wind energy development. Developing offshore wind energy is part of President … Continue reading

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Health & Safety

From Windpower Engineering: The challenge to the nascent U.S. offshore wind industry is to learn from the experiences of European offshore wind, U.S. offshore oil and gas, and onshore wind, and then come up with a reasonable set of best … Continue reading

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US Offshore Wind Market Snapshot

There is a great deal of offshore wind activity underway on the east coast of the US and now the west coast as well. The AWEA Offshore Wind conference held this October in New Jersey was a very upbeat event … Continue reading

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Offshore Wind Area Auctions Active on US East Coast

As a result of market interest and political demand, the US Department of the Interior, via its Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has undertaken a significant amount of offshore wind area lease activity, the most recent being an auction … Continue reading

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