Offshore Wind

Northeast offshore wind lease sale blows through record

POLITICO | Erick Wolff | December 14, 2018 The auction for offshore wind power leases in the Northeast obliterated previous records on Friday as renewable energy developers scrambled to secure acreage in the last federal sale until at least 2020. Provisional winners were Equinor, Mayflower […]

NOIA Applauds Massive Wind Auction Offshore Massachusetts

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 14, 2018 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org NOIA Applauds Massive Wind Auction Offshore Massachusetts Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the results of today’s wind auction offshore Massachusetts: “The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) […]

Offshore Wind Bonanza Beckons Developers in High-Stakes Auction

Bloomberg | Jennifer Dlouhy | December 13, 2018 Eleven companies were vying on Thursday for the opportunity to install wind turbines in Atlantic waters off Massachusetts, setting the stage for a record-breaking auction driven by growing demand for renewable power in Northeast U.S. After eight […]

US territories take another step towards offshore wind

Offshore Wind Journal | David Foxwell | December 11, 2018 National Ocean Industries Association president Randall Luthi issued the following statement following the passage of HR 6665, the Offshore Wind for Territories Act, by the House of Representatives. “House passage of HR 6665 is welcome […]

U.S. Territories Need the Offshore Wind for Territories Act

For Immediate Release: Monday, December 10, 2018 Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org U.S. Territories Need the Offshore Wind for Territories Act Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued this statement following the passage of H.R. 6665, the Offshore Wind for Territories Act, by the […]

Trump administration opens door for California offshore wind farms

The Hill | Timothy Cama | October 18, 2018 The Trump administration is considering allowing companies to build offshore wind farms off the coast of California. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said his department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will start taking comments this week on potential areas […]

NOIA Welcomes Secretary’s Zinke’s Announcements Advancing U.S. Offshore Wind

For Immediate Release: Thursday, October 18, 2018 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nnye@nullnoia.org NOIA Welcomes Secretary’s Zinke’s Announcements Advancing U.S. Offshore Wind Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on Interior Secretary Zinke’s Wednesday afternoon announcements on new offshore wind progress: “NOIA […]

The Offshore Wind for Territories Act is a Win for American Citizens

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org The Offshore Wind for Territories Act is a Win for American Citizens Washington, D.C. – NOIA Vice President for Government and Political Affairs Tim Charters issued this statement following the markup of […]

New York Fights Its Neighbors for Offshore Windmills

Wall Street Journal |  Erin Ailworth | July 24, 2018 In Fall River, a former textile hub on the Massachusetts coast, Bristol County economic development director Kenneth Fiola touts waterfront land and a workforce rooted in manufacturing as reasons the city would make a perfect base […]

Offshore Wind Could Finally Start to Catch on in the US

Earther | Maddie Stone | June 28, 2018 There’s a huge amount of energy blowing in the wind right offshore, but America has been slow to take advantage of it, with just one small offshore wind farm in U.S. waters. But that may soon be […]
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