Offshore Wind

Maine Gov. LePage signs offshore wind power bill

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage has signed a bill designed to provide for the development of offshore wind power projects in Maine. The Republican governor signed the bill into law on Friday. It will require Maine's Public Utilities ... Go to Source

Offshore survey crew ships out

The state is funding the $3.3m project to expedite offshore wind development. The contract includes “a high resolution geophysical survey of the area of the outer continental shelf designated by the US Department of Interior as the Maryland wind energy ... reNews Go to Source

Can An Old Massachusetts Fishing Port Light The World Again?

The Energy Department estimates that if the U.S. takes advantage of its wind potential by 2030, some 20,000 jobs could sprout up around the offshore wind industry. A quarter of the nation's wind reserves lie just south of Martha's Vineyard, and New ... See all […]

Offshore wind survey begins along MD coast

The information gleaned from the mission is intended to help offshore wind developers put together their bids to the federal government for leasing spots off the Maryland coast on which to build massive turbines. "In a perfect world, a wind energy ... Go to Source

Wind developer eyes another massive project off Massachusetts coast

Jun 19, 2013, 6:33am EDT Deepwater Wind, a privately held developer of wind farms, is aggressively bidding to lease from the federal government an expanse of underwater land off the coasts of Massachusetts and Rhode Island that could eventually support a 1,000-megawatt wind farm. Full […]

With South Terminal construction underway, Cape Wind permits list Rhode

NEW BEDFORD — Cape Wind's federal permits list Quonset Point, R.I., as the staging area for its planned 130-turbine wind farm to be located in Nantucket Sound. The offshore wind developer has said publicly it will use New Bedford's South Terminal to ... Go to Source

Cape Wind gets $200M investment from Danish fund

BOSTON (AP) — 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. In a statement announcing the commitment, ... Go to Source

City of Charleston Embraces Offshore Wind, Welcomes Opportunity

South Carolina has the second greatest offshore wind resource on the entire East Coast—enough wind to power millions of homes and create thousands of jobs for South Carolinians. Leveraging Charleston's assets such as its world-class port facilities, ... Go to Source

Developers hoping for big impact from first offshore wind energy turbine in US

CASTINE — VolturnUS is a small step in what investors hope will be a big impact on how electricity is produced. The DeepCwind Constorium, a University of Maine led coalition of private and public partners, developed the first offshore wind turbine to ... Go to Source

How to Put a Wind Turbine in the Texas Gulf

The GoWind Project is competing with seven other offshore wind operations for money from the Department of Energy, which will choose three of the projects for full funding next Spring. Otten recently spoke to StateImpact Texas about the progress of the ... Go to Source
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