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Created on Tuesday, 06 August 2013 / Industry News
Tags: offshore wind, New England, renewable energy, policy, public opinion
... development rights offshore, to plunge up to 200 turbines into the ocean beginning in 2017 should also establish southern New England as a hub for wind energy equipment and services. Offshore wind energy, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 22 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: offshore wind, Maine, power purchase agreements, costs
... of accepting power purchase agreement proposals for offshore wind. We write here as the founding members, with the late Matt Simmons, of the Ocean Energy Institute, which in 2007 initiated the drive to ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 12 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: offshore wind, Maine, opinion, investment
July 12 -- The recent news that Statoil North America has decided to put its plans for a floating offshore wind project in Maine on hold is disturbing at many levels. The message Maine has just sent ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 01 July 2013 / Industry News
Tags: offshore wind, PTC, costs, economic development, job creation
July 1 -- In the recent column Offshore wind: The enormously expensive energy alternative (Communities June 7, 2013) writer Steve Goreham states that “Unfortunately, offshore wind is enormously expensive. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 28 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind energy, Cape Wind, offshore wind, development
June 28 -- It’s been 12 years since the first offshore U.S. wind farm was proposed for the Massachusetts Nantucket Sound, but so far, not a single turbine has been put up. The struggles to get the ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: offshore wind, Cape Wind, investment, international support
June 19 -- The Cape Wind offshore wind project has secured a $200 million investment from a Danish pension fund in what the wind farm’s president said Tuesday is a milestone for the long-delayed project. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: offshore wind, Cape Wind, Massachusetts, innovation, clean technology
June 19 -- The Alliance for Business Leadership is a Bay State based non-profit public affairs community for CEOs, Investors and Entrepreneurs committed to greater social and environmental responsibility. ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 10 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Maine, offshore wind, federal investment
June 10 -- For more than four centuries, Maine has led the way in conquering the sea, from building the great sailing vessels of the past to the most advanced ships in the world today. Our state is ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 03 June 2013 / Industry News
Tags: wind, clean energy, renewable energy, offshore wind, Energy Department
June 3 -- One reason that offshore wind has not caught on in the United States is the steep cost of erecting a tower in the water, but researchers at the University of Maine tried another approach ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 29 May 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Offshore wind, jobs, Germany
May 28 -- City officials and business leaders of New Bedford came to the perfect place for inspiration last month, just before they broke ground on America’s first port terminal dedicated to the offshore ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 08 April 2013 / Industry News
Tags: NPR, Secretary Salazar, wind farms, renewable energy, offshore wind, clean energy
April 8 -- Interior Secretary Ken Salazar voiced optimism Friday that the nation's first offshore wind farm will soon break ground after more than a decade of delays and be followed by more off the Atlantic ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 22 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Virginia, offshore wind, wind power, wind energy, renewable energy, clean energy
March 22 -- Before energy companies invest in developing wind energy off Virginia’s coast, they’ll need to know what’s out there: sea life, what the ocean floor is like, shipping routes, migratory birds ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 20 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Cape Wind, wind power, offshore wind, wind energy, renewable energy, deployment
March 20 -- Cape Wind said Tuesday it expects to complete financing for its long-delayed 468-megawatt offshore wind farm and start construction of the project in federal water off Cape Cod, Massachusetts, ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 15 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Virginia, offshore wind, wind power, wind energy, renewable energy
March 15 -- The federal government cleared the way Thursday for Virginia to seek a research lease in its Atlantic coastal areas to help speed the development of offshore wind turbines. >>View Article ... [ +++ ]
Created on Friday, 01 March 2013 / Industry News
Tags: offshore wind, wind power, wind energy, renewable energy
March 1 -- Here's an interesting take on the top four reasons why offshore wind remains elusive in the US. >>View Article [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 28 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Energy, Offshore Wind, Maryland, Martin O'Malley, Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013
February 28 -- Will a third time be the charm for Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley’s offshore wind initiative? The House of Delegates last week advanced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013 closer ... [ +++ ]
Created on Tuesday, 19 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Energy, Power Markets, New England, Offshore Wind
February 19 -- New England is experiencing a remarkable spike in electricity prices brought on by high heating demand and rising natural gas prices for electric generators. What role, if any, could renewable ... [ +++ ]
Created on Thursday, 14 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Energy, Offshore Wind, Virginia
February 14 -- An energy company developing the nation’s first offshore wind project is among the growing number of companies expressing interest in the federally designated wind-development area 27 miles ... [ +++ ]
Created on Monday, 11 February 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Wind Power, Offshore Wind, Maryland, Undersea Transmission, RPS
February 11 -- A stripped-down wind-energy proposal backed by Maryland’s governor and gaining support in its legislature may be the first step in creating a network of offshore turbines and sub-sea cables ... [ +++ ]
Created on Wednesday, 23 January 2013 / Industry News
Tags: Maryland, wind power, Governor O'Malley, offshore wind, wind energy, clean energy, renewable energy
January 23 -- A confident Gov. Martin O'Malley kicked off Tuesday his latest effort to promote offshore wind energy in Maryland. >>View Article [ +++ ]
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