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california

BOEM Hosting California Offshore Wind Forum Dec. 13

The U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will share information on current planning activities for possible offshore wind development along...

The U.S.’ Smallest State Has Big Renewable Energy Ambitions

"Though she be but little, she is fierce." A line from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream or an appropriate description for the State of...
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Mass Audubon Opinion: Birds And People Could Reap Benefits Of Offshore Wind

President Donald trump recently criticized “windmills” as a source of energy, claiming, “They kill so many birds. You look underneath some of those windmills,...
virginia

Virginia Regulators OK Dominion Offshore Wind Petition

Virginia's State Corporation Commission (SCC) has approved a prudency petition from Dominion Energy Virginia to build a 12 MW wind project 27 miles offshore Virginia...
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BOEM Announces Public Meetings For South Fork Offshore Project

The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced three upcoming public meetings in New York, Massachusetts and Rhode Island...
massachusetts

Vineyard Wind Signs Milestone Lease Deal With Massachusetts

Massachusetts' Baker-Polito administration and Vineyard Wind have announced a lease agreement to use the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as the primary staging and deployment...
offshore wind

DOI Announces Three Offshore Wind Advancements

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced three coast-to-coast developments for offshore wind.Speaking at the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference...
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Siemens Gamesa Tailors 8 MW Turbine To U.S. Offshore Wind Needs

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has now adapted its SG 8.0-167 DD offshore wind turbine for U.S. market conditions.The new turbine variant for the...
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New U.S. Patent Awarded For Floating Offshore Wind Turbines

Selsam Innovations / U.S. Windlabs was recently awarded a U.S. patent for floating offshore wind turbines.The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued U.S. Patent 10,024,307...

Vineyard Wind And Barnstable Enter Host Community Agreement

Massachusetts offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has entered into a host community agreement (HCA) with the Town of Barnstable, Mass.The agreement, which has been...