Posts Tagged ‘Offshore’

Empire Wind: New York’s Latest Off-Shore Wind Energy Project

In December 2016, Norwegian developer Statoil won a bid to lease 79,000 acres of underwater land from the federal government for wind energy development. Statoil's wind energy project will be located approximately fourteen miles south of Long Beach and the Rockaways and will extend out to a distance of 30 miles. View full post on […]

Fugro Wins Work at US Offshore Wind Sites

Fugro said it has been awarded contracts by rsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites in the U.S. rsted is pursuing the development of the two new projects: Bay State Wind, located 15 miles off the coast of Martha's Vineyard, Mass. and Ocean Wind, 10 miles off the New Jersey […]

Swancor, TIPC Marine set up JV for offshore wind power

Wind power generation developer Swancor Renewable Energy has announced the establishment of a joint venture with TIPC Marine, a wholly-owned subsidiary of state-run seaport operator Taiwan International Ports Corp. , for developing offshore wind farms. The joint venture is in line with efforts to establish a Taiwan-based supply chain for offshore wind power generation, Swancor […]

Wind Energy Workboats: a Us Offshore Build-up

It showed what was possible, what might not have been optimal and how long it all takes. Since then, incentives for onshore-wind have been curbed, while a tax credit for offshore wind has been extended. View full post on Wind Power News

Offshore Wind Energy Market Estimated to Soar Higher by 2022

The increasing advantages of offshore wind energy over its onshore counterpart is a major factor boosting the global offshore wind energy market, states Transparency Market Research in its latest report. The report, titled “Offshore Wind Energy Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast 2014 – 2022”, is available for sale on […]

Offshore wind ‘could be a bonanza’ for UK says expert

IMAGE: As the world gathers in Bonn for COP23, the UN's annual climate change conference, Professor Mike Barnes, from The University of Manchester's School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, outlines why… view The UK generates more electricity from offshore wind than any other country in the world with around 5% of our annual electrical energy […]

Talking Points Mass. group betting big on offshore wind

The New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal once looked like a costly gamble. The state-backed $113 million project was built to accommodate a new industry: offshore wind energy. View full post on Wind Power News

NY State clears way for more offshore wind

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority has issued a report identifying two new “areas for consideration” off Long Island that could be used to generate 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind power. NYSERDA asked the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to consider the roughly 1 million acres of federal waters off Long Island's […]

Offshore wind power helps UK reach record energy generation from renewables in second quarter

Almost a third of the UK's electricity was generated by renewables in the second quarter of 2017, according to government statistics – with wind producing more than any other clean energy source. New figures from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy covering April to June show a record 29.8% was generated by renewable […]

The world’s biggest offshore wind farm is being built in the UK

Very soon, the UK will be home to the world's largest wind farm . The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy announced that DONG Energy is building a 1,386 megawatt wind farm called Hornsea Project Two. View full post on Wind Power News