Monthly Archives: August 2013

New Cost Savings Report from the German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation

As a new technology Offshore Wind development costs are high. To become a viable global source of electricity production, these costs must come down. A new report published by the German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation addresses the issue head on. … Continue reading

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Reading the Renewable Energy Tea Leaves

This week a couple of contrasting and noteworthy stories made the headlines which illustrate the slow, but steady progress in the US towards a renewable energy future. First, LEEDCO the developer behind the Icebreaker project being planned for Lake Erie, … Continue reading

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Floating Wind Just Around the Corner

A new report published in July by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) makes some excellent reading about the viability of large scale floating wind farms, most notably: …the first deep offshore wind farms could be installed and grid connected … Continue reading

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First US Offshore Wind Lease Auction Held

A huge milestone was reached in the US market this past week – the first ever lease auction was held for offshore wind development. The location is southwest of Martha’s Vineyard and southeast of the Block Island and is the … Continue reading

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