Category Archives: Offshore Wind

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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Keep our graduates here: Build A Robust Offshore Wind Industry

Lowell Sun: New England is home to some of the first and finest colleges and universities in the nation. We are also the home of the nation’s first offshore wind farm. But this small, five-turbine 30-megawatt (MW) facility off the … Continue reading

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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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1st US offshore wind farm to usher in new era for industry

Startribune.com: 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

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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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