October 8th, 2020 | by U.S. Department of Energy
Offshore Wind Resources Are Abundant: Offshore wind has the potential to deliver large amounts of clean, renewable energy to fulfill the electrical needs of cities along U.S. coastlines. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory estimates that the technical resource potential for U.S. offshore wind is more than 2,000 gigawatts of capacity, or 7,200 terawatt-hours per year of generation
June 1st, 2014 | by Sponsored Content
So far, the story of the US renewable energy transformation has skipped a key chapter, which is the exploitation of [&hellip
March 22nd, 2013 | by James Ayre
Large-scale offshore wind energy will soon be a reality in the state of Maryland, thanks to the recent approval of [&hellip
January 29th, 2013 | by Andrew
Installed offshore wind power capacity grew 33% in the EU in 2012, still not fast enough to meet ambitious targets, however, with policy and regulatory uncertainty, as well as grid interconnection rates hindering progress
January 17th, 2013 | by Andrew
Political winds are at long last favorable for the development of US offshore wind energy. AWC has selected New Jersey for Phase I of its planned HVDC transmission backbone
October 25th, 2012 | by Andrew
The federal OCS lease grants NRG Bluewater exclusive right to submit one or more plans to BOEM to conduct activities in support of offshore wind energy development spanning 96,430 acres some 11 nautical miles off the coast of Delaware.
October 8th, 2012 | by Andrew
South Carolina plays a vital role in the US wind energy supply chain. Development of a 1,000-MW offshore wind farm would boost in-state job creation, economies, and boost competitiveness over the long-term.... That's besides all the emissions-free renewable power that would be generated.
October 4th, 2012 | by Andrew
Said to be "the most thorough study ever conducted of a U.S. offshore wind farm,” Deepwater Wind invested three-years and $7 million in completing the permit applications for the proposed 30-MW Block Island Wind Farm, a project that management sees as a stepping stone on the path toward carrying out much larger projects off the US northeast and mid-Atlantic coast
March 2nd, 2012 | by Andrew
The energy policy winds are increasingly shifting in favor of renewable energy resources as Energy Secretary Chu announced the launch of a six-year, $180mm initiative to kick-start development of the US' vast offshore wind energy resources
October 11th, 2011 | by Andrew
Offshore wind power has yet to get off the ground - or in the water - in the US. That's despite the tremendous potential offshore wind holds in terms of supplying huge amounts of clean, renewable electricity to highly populated areas all along the US East and West coasts. Conditions are changing, however. Pike Research forecasts that US offshore wind power revenue will grow 56% annually over the next 6 years.