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 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.
January 18th, 2016 | by Joshua S Hill
US President Barack Obama has halted new coal leasing while the Department of the Interior launches a comprehensive review of [&hellip
January 16th, 2014 | by Guest Contributor
Originally published on ThinkProgress. By Jeff Spross. Earlier this week, lawmakers dropped a $1.1 trillion bill to fund the federal government’s discretionary [&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
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.
August 30th, 2013 | by Nicholas Brown
There is a wind farm being planned for Lake Erie called “Icebreaker.” Over 4,500 people in northeast Ohio pledged to [&hellip
August 22nd, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci
The Bureau of Land Management has announced the first competitive lease auctions for renewable energy development across its 19 Solar Energy Zones - the start of a potential 23.7GW new solar energy capacity
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
June 4th, 2013 | by Jake Richardson
The 70-megawatt New York Canyon Geothermal Project has been approved recently as reported on the Dept. of the Interior website. [&hellip
February 24th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
By Chelsea Drenick At the end of 2012, the European market boasted a cumulative 4,995 MW capacity from 55 offshore [&hellip
December 5th, 2012 | by Adam Johnston
A proposed “Solar Zone” could be coming to California, if the US Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has it’s [&hellip
December 3rd, 2012 | by Andrew
Involved in OTEC R&D since the late '70s, O'ahu's Makai Ocean Engineering performed simulations of the biological impact a 100MW OTEC plant would have on phytoplankton in Hawai'i waters
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
July 26th, 2012 | by Adam Johnston
This week, the Obama Administration announced a plan that would allow access to public land in six US south-western [&hellip
March 8th, 2012 | by Breath on the Wind
There are many who recognize our Seas contain a vast yet, largely unknown world: mankind's new frontier that is far closer, with a long history, requiring less investment and perhaps more immediate returns than space. Offshore Wind development is not only a major development into that frontier but a test to see how we may limit or enhance that development with regulations
December 31st, 2011 | by Susan Kraemer
With two years of the Obama administration, almost four times as much clean energy has been put on the grid on public lands as in all the previous 40 years.
All the renewable energy ever permitted on public lands totaled 1,800 MW by the end of 2008. In the last two years, the Department of the Interior has approved 6,600 MW of new projects
December 22nd, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
Other than the tremendously needed toxic pollution standards announced yesterday, the Obama administration has made three more big announcements [&hellip
October 5th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan
The Obama administration announced a few hours ago that it will "accelerate the permitting and construction of seven proposed electric transmission lines" to help create jobs and support the growth of renewable energy around the