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First New York Offshore Wind Farm Attains Agency Approval

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved South Fork Wind’s construction and operations plan (COP), clearing the...

Utility Submits Proposal for 2,042 MW of Wind Power

MidAmerican Energy has filed a proposed project with the Iowa Utilities Board that would add 2,042 megawatts of wind generation and 50 megawatts of...

Orsted, KOSPO Partner to Develop Offshore Wind Projects

Ørsted and state-owned utility provider Korea Southern Power (KOSPO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), forming a partnership to jointly develop an 800...

SSE Renewables, Marubeni, CIP Gain Rights to Build Giant Floating Offshore Wind Farm

SSE Renewables and partners Marubeni Corp. and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have won rights in the ScotWind leasing round from Crown Estate Scotland for...

Falck Renewables, BlueFloat Energy Secure ScotWind Seabed Leases

The Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy partnership is celebrating the success of three of its bids to secure seabed leases for sites destined for...

Germany Sees 18% Growth in Offshore Share of Total Wind Energy Yields in 2021

In 2021, the transmission system operator TenneT transmitted around 20.3 TWh of offshore wind energy from the German North Sea to land. The annual...

Historic Auction Planned for Offshore Wind Development in New York and New Jersey

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland says the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a wind power auction next month for more...
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BOEM Prepares Offshore Wind Environmental Assessment for the Gulf of Mexico

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of permitting 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is...

Blackstone Infrastructure Invests $3 Billion in Invenergy

Funds managed by Blackstone Inc.’s Blackstone Infrastructure Partners have entered into a definitive agreement with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and...

1 GW+ Western Spirit Wind Reaches Construction Completion

Pattern Energy Group LP has completed construction and begun commercial operation on its suite of Western Spirit Wind power projects. Western Spirit Wind is...

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