Floating Offshore Wind – Which Coast Will Have It First?
February 27, 2017 by Val Stori

As floating wind nears commercialization, the technology’s potential role in reducing costs for projects in deep waters has become increasingly attractive in numerous markets.

Statoil Wins New York Offshore Wind Auction
December 19, 2016 by Val Stori

Last Friday, after a day and a half of auction proceedings, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management declared Statoil Wind US LLC as the provisional winner of its New York Wind Energy Area lease sale.

Photo courtesy of Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
Ocean Planning for Offshore Wind Development
December 7, 2016 by Val Stori

In the coming days, Block Island Wind Farm, the nation’s first offshore wind project, will be delivering electricity to the grid.

With Steel in the Water, All Eyes Now Turned to the US Offshore Wind Market
October 7, 2016 by Val Stori

Over 400 developers, marine industries, state and federal agency representatives, environmental advocates, state representatives, and manufacturing and supply chain companies gathered in Newport, Rhode Island earlier this week at the International Partners Forum.

Offshore Wind Power on the Horizon for the Gulf of Maine
August 23, 2016 by Val Stori

As you drive through the small, bucolic town of Orono, Maine to the University of Maine’s main campus, you would not initially expect to find a world-class research center dedicated to the development of innovative advanced structures and composite materials.

Report from BOEM’s New York Auction Seminar and Public Hearing
July 1, 2016 by Val Stori

Strong winds, advanced offshore wind technology, and a large market all come together in New York where the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management recently designated 81,130 acres as a commercial wind energy area.

NYSERDA Sailing Forward On Offshore Wind
June 23, 2016 by Val Stori

NYSERDA’s announcement that it will participate in the BOEM auction of the New York Wind Energy Area is an exciting and potentially significant opportunity for offshore wind development.

Pairing Energy Storage Solutions with Offshore Wind Development
March 29, 2016 by Val Stori

Energy storage incorporated into renewable energy projects can have multiple benefits for transmission systems and the projects themselves.

Another Boost for US Offshore Wind: US-based General Electric Acquires France-based Alstom’s Renewable Energy Division
November 23, 2015 by Val Stori

Back in June, US offshore wind proponents heralded the arrival of DONG Energy to our Atlantic shores.

Building a Regional Roadmap for Offshore Wind: Northeast States Receive DOE Award
September 28, 2015 by Val Stori

The Department of Energy has awarded around a half-million dollars to New York, Maine, Rhode Island and Massachusetts state organizations to cooperate on scaling up the offshore wind industry in the region. CESA will help coordinate the interstate project.