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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New Englanders support more offshore wind power – just don’t send it to New York

May 2, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

In Rhode Island, home to the first offshore wind farm in the U.S., most people support expanding offshore wind power – with one important caveat. Our research shows they’re less likely to support a wind power project if its energy […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Developer proposes Washington State’s first offshore wind farm

April 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A Seattle-based developer submitted an unsolicited bid to the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to build what could be Washington State’s first offshore wind farm. Trident Wind said it wants to develop a 2 GW floating offshore wind […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Location selected for operations base which will serve ‘world’s largest offshore wind farm’

May 13, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

Equinor and SSE have unveiled plans to build a multi-million pound operations and maintenance base for a project that is being described as “the world’s largest offshore wind farm.” The site for the base is located at the Port of […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Offshore wind installations in European waters hit a record level last year

February 6, 2020

Via: CNBC energy

European countries installed a record amount of offshore wind capacity in 2019, according to new figures from industry body WindEurope. The amount — just over 3.6 gigawatts (GW) — marked a leap higher than 2018, when more than 2.6 GW […]


News and Policies, State

New York Planning 1GW-Plus Offshore Wind Solicitation in 2020

January 9, 2020

Via: Greentech Media

New York confirmed plans to issue its second solicitation for offshore wind farms this year, expected to add at least 1 gigawatt to the state’s pipeline. The upcoming solicitation, to be overseen once again by the New York State Energy […]


Commercialization, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

What Will It Take to Build Offshore Wind in Oregon?

October 22, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

The wind speeds off the Oregon coast are some of the strongest anywhere. And according to a new study, the cost to harvest that resource using a floating offshore wind farm has dropped by approximately two-thirds since a pilot project […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

GE Wins Second Massive Order for 12MW Offshore Turbines

October 1, 2019

Via: Greentech Media

GE has won another huge deal for its 12-megawatt Haliade-X offshore turbine, this time for the 3.6-gigawatt Dogger Bank trio of projects in the U.K. The project’s co-developers, Equinor and SSE Renewables, named the technology their preferred choice, with the […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

The largest offshore wind farm on the planet opens

September 6, 2018

Via: CNBC energy

The world’s largest operational offshore wind farm will officially open on Thursday. Located in the Irish Sea, the Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm has a total capacity of 659 megawatts and is capable of powering nearly 600,000 homes in the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Report: Offshore Wind Would Bring Over $3.6 Billion in Economic Benefits to Atlantic Coast States

September 4, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Building and operating a new offshore wind farm would bring at least $600 million in economic benefits to the Eastern seaboard state where it’s constructed, according to a new analysis by BW Research on behalf of environmental advocacy group Environmental […]