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The Winds of May

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

Floating Offshore Wind – Which Coast Will Have It First?

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

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

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

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

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.
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