Offshore Wind Energy

A GE Haliade-X turbine stands in the Vineyard Wind 1 project area south of Martha’s Vineyard. Photo Credit: Eric Haynes.

Avangrid Commissions Largest Operating Offshore Wind Farm in USA

Avangrid places 10 turbines into production, making Vineyard Wind 1 largest operating offshore wind farm in United States BOSTON, Massachusetts — Avangrid, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), a leading sustainable energy company and member of the Iberdrola Group, and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), a global leader in green energy investment and in offshore … [continued]

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Plug Into Newly Released 2024 US Electricity Sector Data

10th Annual Technology Baseline Features New Data on Offshore Wind Energy, Nuclear Power, Pumped Storage Hydropower, and More Today—nicknamed “ATB Day” by a superfan—marks the release of the 10th annual electricity sector data for the Electricity Annual Technology Baseline (ATB). “For a decade, the Electricity ATB has been supporting consistent, … [continued]

924-Megawatt Sunrise Wind Project Receives Final Approval from U.S. Department of the Interior

Offshore Construction on New York’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm to Begin Later this Year Sunrise Wind, New York’s largest offshore wind project, has received approval of its Construction and Operations Plan (COP) from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which is the final decision … [continued]

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Principle Power Signs MoU with Shipyard HSG Sungdong to Advance Manufacturing of WindFloat® Floating Wind…

Principle Power has signed a non-exclusive Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with HSG Sungdong to cooperate on engineering developments for mass production and assembly of WindFloat® technologies. The agreement furthers the development of a sustainable domestic supply chain in South Korea and supports the country’s ambition to achieve 14.3 GW of … [continued]

New Report Breaks Down State-Level Renewable Energy Siting Policies & Permitting Authorities Across the USA

State and/or local government involvement in renewable energy development varies widely across the United States. A new report funded by DOE, in collaboration with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the Regulatory Assistance Project, Clean Air Task Force, and others, inventories and simplifies the complex state-level policies of all 50 states, plus … [continued]

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Vattenfall & Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners Awarded IJmuiden Ver Beta 2GW Offshore Wind Farm

Zeevonk, a joint venture of Vattenfall and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) through its Energy Transition Fund, has been awarded a permit to build wind farm IJmuiden Ver Beta in the Netherlands. This 2 GW offshore wind project will include a 50 MWp floating offshore solar farm on site and a … [continued]

New Steps to Advance Offshore Wind Progress in Maryland

Memorandum of Understanding between BOEM and Maryland will strengthen efforts to meet President Biden’s historic clean energy goals ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to expand offshore wind opportunities and advance an all-of-government approach to address the climate crisis while creating good-paying jobs, the Department of the … [continued]