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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Offshore Wind Energy

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

Deepwater Wind Files Final Federal, State Permits for Block Island Wind Farm

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

Conditions Clearing for Take-Off in US Offshore Wind Power

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.

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