May 24th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
The American Wind Energy Association has described language in recently-released Defense and Department of the Interior FY 2020 appropriations bills as "redundant" and says it threatens to needlessly delaying the development of the country's offshore wind pipeline.
December 17th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The US Government has awarded new offshore wind leases off the coast of Massachusetts that are said to be worth over $405 million and which have the potential to develop up to 4.1 gigawatts of offshore wind
July 21st, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued its first approval of an offshore wind Site Assessment Plan to the Bay State Wind offshore wind farm being developed by DONG Energy and Eversource Energy.
December 27th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil has won the offshore wind lease to 79,350 acres off the coast of New York with a winning bid of $42.5 million.
November 18th, 2016 | by Sandy Dechert
The Obama administration will soon announce its five-year plan for managing offshore oil and gas (OCS oil + gas leasing) from 2017 to 2022. Because of potential impacts on tourism and the environment, in its March draft version of the plan the President already scrapped an auction of Atlantic drilling rights in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
March 16th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
The Obama administration announced this week that the United States would abandon its plans for oil and gas drilling in [&hellip
April 9th, 2014 | by Silvio Marcacci
America's nascent offshore wind industry took several steps forward over the past month with project announcements in Rhode Island, Texas, and Georgia
February 6th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on ThinkProgress. By Katie Valentine. A Seattle wind company has gotten the go-ahead to develop plans for a [&hellip
December 18th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has announced it will hold America's third competitive offshore wind lease auction for 80,000 acres off Maryland's coast
November 1st, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on Roen Financial Report. By Harris Roen. A significant alternative energy investment theme with potential for growth over [&hellip
September 5th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
American offshore wind took another major step forward yesterday with the second-ever competitive lease sale to develop renewable energy in federal waters.
A subsidiary of Dominion Virginia Power won the Interior Department's auction to develop 112,800 acres about 23 miles from Virginia Beach with a bid of $1.6 billion.
June 5th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
So far this week, the Interior Department has approved three major renewable energy projects and announced it will hold the first-ever auction for offshore wind leases - for a total of up to 4GW new clean energy capacity
March 1st, 2013 | by Andrew
The US economy and society have been reaping the benefits of rapid growth in renewable energy and clean technology under the Obama Administration, progress that's threatened by federal budget sequestration.
February 13th, 2013 | by Andrew
The fruit of an international collaboration, the Tethys database and report should prove a boon to policy makers, as well as marine and ocean energy researchers and project developers
December 3rd, 2012 | by Adam Johnston
Despite criticism about the lack of action on climate change policy, the Obama Administration is moving forward with further [&hellip
April 26th, 2012 | by Andrew
Florida Atlantic University's Southeast National Marine Renewable Energy Center (SNMREC) is the first to apply for a Bureau of Ocean Energy Management lease to install and operate experimental marine turbines some 15 miles off the coast of Fort Lauderdale, smack in the Atlantic Ocean's powerful Gulf Stream current
December 23rd, 2011 | by Andrew
Google made a big news splash this week, announcing it was partnering with KKR to invest in four California solar power projects, but that was only one of many newsworthy stories that broke. Among them are plans to develop an East Coast grid to carry power from offshore wind farms, BP Solar quitting the business after 40 years, a second German solar power industry player filing for insolvency and a second solar investment by Warren Buffet and Berkshire Hathaway's Mid-American Energy
May 28th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
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