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Global Offshore Wind To Reach 200 Gigawatts By 2030

June 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The Global Wind Energy Council published its inaugural Global Offshore Wind Report this week, which shows that not only has offshore wind grown at an average of 21% each year since 2013, but that the sector could install an additional 200 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by


US EIA Annual Energy Outlook Wildly Misses The Mark, Again

January 29th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has often come under fire for its outlooks, both short- and long-term, as it has repeatedly under-represented the growing role of renewable energy technologies in the future energy mix, and with its recently-published Annual Energy Outlook 2019 the EIA has once again missed the mark, despite finally recognizing the growing role of large-scale solar. 


Ørsted Acquires Deepwater Wind To Build US Offshore Wind Platform

October 10th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

Danish offshore wind energy giant Ørsted has entered into an agreement to acquire the Rhode Island-based offshore wind developer behind the 30 megawatt (MW) Block Island offshore wind farm, Deepwater Wind, in a move set to be worth $510 million and which will result in the creation of a US offshore wind platform


New Jersey Makes Way For 1.1 Gigawatt Offshore Wind

September 21st, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities voted unanimously on Monday to move forward with its expansive offshore wind development plans, opening an application window for 1,100 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind capacity, the largest single-state solicitation of offshore wind to date in the United States. 


1st Big US Offshore Wind Farm Scores Record-Low Price

August 2nd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill

The United States' first large offshore wind farm, the 800 megawatt (MW) Vineyard Wind project, has scored pricing well below analyst expectations, starting at $74 per MW-hour (MWh) for the first phase of the project and an even more impressive $65/MWh for the project's second phase. 



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