A committee created by Governor Kate Brown to “identify viable pathways” for Principle Power to secure a revenue contract for its 24MW WindFloat Pacific pilot project off the coast of Oregon held its first meeting on 29 September.
Developer Deepwater Wind is busy pursuing power off-take opportunities in southern New England and the greater New York City metropolitan region for its proposed ONE offshore project in federal waters south of Rhode Island-Massachusetts, chief executive Jeff Grybowski tells Recharge.
02 October 2015 07:19 GMT
US Wind this month will submit an application for offshore renewable energy certificates (ORECs) to the Maryland Public Service Commission for approval, a key development step for an initial 250MW project phase in federal waters 12 miles east of Ocean City.
02 October 2015 05:39 GMT
US offshore engineer Keystone has landed the contract to design a "twisted jacket" foundation for a meteorological mast being installed off Maryland at the site of a planned 500MW wind farm being developed by US Wind Inc.
01 October 2015 08:46 GMT
Developer Cape Wind has adopted a low public profile as it works to get America’s pioneering utility-scale offshore project back on track against opponents in the courts, while addressing the vexing problem of finding buyers for the power, Dennis Duffy, vice president of regulatory affairs, tells Recharge.
01 October 2015 02:40 GMT
The US Department of Energy aims to decide early this fall on whether to give three public/private consortia more time to meet four “critical” requirements it set for them to receive up to $46.7m each to deploy advanced technology offshore wind technology projects, a senior DOE official says.
30 September 2015 01:45 GMT
Dong Energy is targeting spring 2016 to carry out geophysical/geotechnical, bathymetric and environmental survey work for its proposed Bay State Wind project to be located in federal waters south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Recharge learns.
29 September 2015 11:55 GMT
US Wind, a subsidiary of Italy’s Renexia, has completed bathymetric, environmental and geophysical/geotechnical survey work in two commercial wind lease areas off the coast of Maryland, where it plans to install a meteorological tower in 2016, Recharge learns.
29 September 2015 04:10 GMT
Newfoundland-based offshore wind developer Beothuk Energy has applied for federal government permits for future floating platform projects in Atlantic Canada, in addition to its C$400m ($303m), 180MW proposal in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
24 September 2015 06:43 GMT
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) on 9 November will hold a competitive sale of two lease areas off the coast of New Jersey that if fully developed, may be able to support up to 3.4GW of commercial wind generation – enough to power about 1.2 million homes.
23 September 2015 03:06 GMT
Trident Winds is exploring the idea of installing about 100 turbines on floating platforms in Morro Bay, California – technology that it believes will become commercially available and allow cost-competitive development of the west coast’s deepwater wind resource, Eric Markell, one of the company’s principals, tells Recharge
22 September 2015 04:54 GMT
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