The Race To 52%: Little Old NJ Leaps Into US Offshore Wind Industry Lead

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Fri, 23 Apr 2021 17:05:30 +0000

File this one under A, for All’s well that ends well. Former New Jersey Governor and potential 2024 presidential candidate Chris Christie took a lot of heat for slow-walking the Garden State’s offshore wind industry during the Obama administration, but all that shifting around in the doldrums is just so much water under the bridge […]

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30 Gigawatt US Offshore Wind Target To Support 77,000 Jobs

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 19:19:43 +0000

National Offshore Wind Goal To Support 77,000 Jobs, Power 10 Million Homes, Cut 78 Million Metric Tons in Carbon Emissions. Energy Secretary Granholm Announces Ambitious New 30GW Offshore Wind Deployment Target by 2030.

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Biden’s New 30 GW Offshore Wind Power Pledge Is Solyndra’s Revenge

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2021 17:23:26 +0000

The Intertubes are practically on fire with news that the Biden administration is putting up $3 billion in funding for a new offshore wind initiative that will plant 30 gigawatts’ worth of new wind turbines along the US coastline by 2030. In a karmic twist, those dollars will come through the Energy Department’s Loan Programs […]

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US Offshore Wind’s Next Step Forward: A Project, A Plan, & A Pathway

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 17:05:11 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By John Rogers, Senior Energy Analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists The federal government this week released its final environmental assessment of what might be the first large-scale offshore wind project in the US. That matters for that project, certainly. But more importantly, it matters for the many offshore […]

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US Offshore Wind Industry Suffers Through Severe Case Of Déjà Vu All Over Again, Again

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 17:35:49 +0000

The US offshore wind industry awakens from a 20-year slumber as the massive Vineyard Wind 1 project (finally) passes another milestone.

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US Offshore Wind Potential Relies On Intelligent Grid Integration

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 01:45:07 +0000

Partnerships and Integrated Technologies Maximize Benefits for Grids, Consumers, and Environment

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Denmark To Build World’s First Energy Island In The North Sea

Credit to Author: Jesper Berggreen| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 21:57:39 +0000

Denmark has reached a landmark agreement on the construction of an energy hub in the North Sea. The energy hub will be an artificially constructed island 80 kilometers from the shore of the peninsula Jutland.

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2020’s Top Wind Energy R&D Achievements

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2021 00:31:05 +0000

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) provides global leadership in fundamental wind energy science research, development, and validation activities that enable low-cost wind energy. The office pursues opportunities across all U.S. wind sectors — land-based utility-scale wind, offshore wind, distributed wind — as well as addressing market barriers and system integration

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US Energy Department Puts $21 Million Into New Offshore Wind Energy Tech Projects

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 17 Dec 2020 17:04:05 +0000

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $21 million in funding for three projects supporting offshore wind energy technology demonstration and resource characterization

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Giant New GE Wind Turbine Can Power A Home For A Day In Just 7 Seconds

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 04 Dec 2020 00:51:06 +0000

The developers of the Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts have just announced that they’ll be using GE wind turbines — specifically, the GE Haliade-X. That turbine recently got a capacity upgrade, from a world-leading 12 megawatts (MW) to a world-leading-by-even-more 13

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