The Launch of a U.S. Offshore Wind Industry
February 7, 2018 by Val Stori

Contributing to the growing list of major milestones for the U.S. offshore wind sector, this week the Governors from both New York and New Jersey announced commitments to launch the nation’s largest offshore wind solicitations. These commitments confirm the strong business case for offshore wind.

Block Island Wind Farm. Photo by Val Stori, Clean Energy Group.
Will 2018 Be Another Good Year for U.S. Offshore Wind?
January 5, 2018 by Val Stori

2017 was a banner year for offshore wind in the U.S. Boosted by the start of commercial operations at the Block Island Wind Farm in December 2016, the offshore wind sector gathered momentum and made significant progress over the year.

Firm Public Commitment, a Pipeline of Projects, and Investment Driving UK Offshore Wind Cost Reductions and Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
September 25, 2017 by Val Stori

The UK offshore wind sector splashed media headlines this month with two sweeping announcements.

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The Winds of May
June 5, 2017 by Val Stori

May was an exciting month for the U.S.’s emerging offshore wind sector.

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.

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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: Finally Made in the USA
August 31, 2016 by Todd Olinsky-Paul

This month, construction was completed on the nation’s first offshore wind farm, a 30 MW, five-turbine project located three miles off the Block Island shore.

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.