Category Archives: Uncategorized

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

Computerworld: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has approved what will be┬áthe 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

Posted in Alternative Energy, Climate Change, Ocean Planning, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industry The nation’s first offshore wind farm is set to open off the coast of Rhode Island this fall, ushering in a new era in the U.S. for the industry. Full story here

Posted in Ocean Planning, Offshore Transmission, Offshore Wind, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Alternative Energy, Ocean Planning, Offshore Wind, Uncategorized, workforce readiness | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Alternative Energy, Offshore Wind, Transmission, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Market Developments in Japan and the US

Beginning 2014 on an upbeat note are two developing stories (not occurring in Europe which is the center of the offshore wind market) that no doubt will continue to capture industry headlines throughout the year. First is in Japan with … Continue reading

Posted in Alternative Energy, Floating Offshore Wind, Offshore Wind, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Renewable Energy on the Great Lakes

The long decline of the industrial upper mid-west is an old story. For decades former manufacturing strongholds in Great Lakes states like Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and Wisconsin have worked tirelessly to reinvent themselves for a post-industrial world. Back in the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off