Feds Release Draft EIS for Proposed Wind Project Off New Jersey Coast
Renewable Energy
Feds Release Draft EIS for Proposed Wind Project Off New Jersey Coast
2022-06-22 16:05:46
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has released its Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a proposed 1,100 MW offshore wind energy project in waters off the coast of New Jersey. The agency will publish a notice of availability... Read More

Interior Seeks Public Comment on Maryland’s First Offshore Wind Project
Renewable Energy
Interior Seeks Public Comment on Maryland’s First Offshore Wind Project
2022-06-13 20:57:48
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is seeking public comment as part of its environmental review of the first offshore wind project proposed off Maryland’s coastline. Baltimore-based wind energy developer U.S. Wind has proposed the development... Read More

Vineyard Wind Wraps Work for Summer at Coastal Site
Renewable Energy
Vineyard Wind Wraps Work for Summer at Coastal Site
2022-05-27 15:54:10
by Dan McCue

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — With the arrival of Memorial Day weekend, Vineyard Wind, the joint venture erecting an 800-MW wind farm off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard is wrapping work for the summer at Covell’s Beach in Barnstable, Massachusetts. The... Read More

Developer Wants Floating Turbines for Largest West Coast Offshore Wind Project
Renewable Energy
Developer Wants Floating Turbines for Largest West Coast Offshore Wind Project
2022-04-15 18:57:18
by Dan McCue

SEATTLE — Trident Winds, a Seattle-based wind energy developer, has asked federal regulators to approve its plan to develop the largest offshore wind farm on the West Coast, and to allow it to use floating turbines to bring it to... Read More

Billions Pledged for Commitments at 7th Our Ocean Conference in Palau
Environment
Billions Pledged for Commitments at 7th Our Ocean Conference in Palau
2022-04-14 15:08:29
by Kate Michael

PALAU — The United States alone announced more than 100 commitments, worth more than $2.6 billion to tackle great threats to the Earth’s oceans at the 7th Our Ocean Conference held in Palau, April 13-14, 2022. Throughout six previous conferences,... Read More

Construction Begins on New York’s First Offshore Wind Project
Renewable Energy
Construction Begins on New York's First Offshore Wind Project
2022-02-16 19:38:38
by TWN Staff

WAINSCOTT, N.Y. — New York Gov. Kathy Hochul along with United States Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and other elected officials, held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of South Fork Wind, New York's first offshore... Read More

Report: Offshore Wind Supply Chain Worth $109B Over 10 Years
Energy
Report: Offshore Wind Supply Chain Worth $109B Over 10 Years

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A group studying the economics of offshore wind energy in the U.S. says building and operating the nascent industry will be worth $109 billion to businesses in its supply chain over the next 10 years.... Read More

Haaland Reveals Administration Plan for Massive Expansion of Offshore Wind
Energy
Haaland Reveals Administration Plan for Massive Expansion of Offshore Wind
2021-10-13 21:42:36
by Dan McCue

BOSTON, Mass. -- Interior Secretary Deb Haaland told attendees at a wind energy conference on Wednesday that the Biden administration wants to dramatically expand the nation’s use of wind power, opening large swaths of coastal waters to wind farm development.... Read More

City of Salem Poised to Become Massachusetts’ Second Offshore Wind Port
Energy
City of Salem Poised to Become Massachusetts’ Second Offshore Wind Port
2021-10-04 13:37:24
by Dan McCue

SALEM, Mass. - Vineyard Wind, the joint venture seeking to build the first large-scale offshore wind farm off the U.S. coast has entered into a tentative agreement with the City of Salem, Massachusetts and the Crowley Maritime Corp. to build... Read More

Biden Administration Approves Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm
Energy
Biden Administration Approves Nation’s First Major Offshore Wind Farm
2021-05-11 18:59:05
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Biden administration gave its final approval Tuesday to the construction and operation of the Vineyard Wind project -- the first large-scale, offshore wind project in the United States. The decision was announced by Interior Secretary Deb Haaland... Read More

Biden Hopes to Boost Offshore Wind as Mass. Project Advances
Energy
Biden Hopes to Boost Offshore Wind as Mass. Project Advances

WASHINGTON (AP) — A huge wind farm off the Massachusetts coast is edging closer to federal approval, setting up what the Biden administration hopes will be a model for a sharp increase in offshore wind energy development along the East... Read More

Wind Energy Labor Pact Viewed as Sign of What Biden Economy Will Look Like
Economy
Wind Energy Labor Pact Viewed as Sign of What Biden Economy Will Look Like
2020-11-20 15:08:27
by Dan McCue

Ørsted, the Danish renewable energy group, and the North America's Building Trades Unions have entered into a pact to train an offshore wind construction workforce as the firm eyes construction of a series of wind farm projects up and down... Read More

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