Today, Equinor was selected to provide New York State with offshore wind power in one of the largest renewable energy procurements in the U.S. to date. [Read more…] about Equinor selected for largest-ever US offshore wind award
In what they are hopeful will be another step in the state becoming the leader in all things wind energy, Gov. Phil Murphy and a host of elected officials, building trades leaders, and officials from Ørsted and EEW Group, on Tuesday announced a $250 million investment in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility to build steel components, known as monopiles, for offshore wind turbines that will serve the entire U.S. offshore wind industry. [Read more…] about N.J. announces $250M manufacturing facility for wind energy components at Paulsboro Marine Terminal
President-elect Joe Biden is expected to pick former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm to be secretary of energy in his administration, two people familiar with the decision said on Tuesday. [Read more…] about Biden to pick former Michigan governor Granholm to be energy secretary
In the new year, the first offshore wind farm in the United States will shut off its turbines, and its customers on nearby Block Island in Rhode Island will revert to diesel generation. [Read more…] about First offshore wind farm goes offline: An industry warning?
Few industries stand to benefit more from the election of former Vice President Joe Biden than the nascent U.S. offshore wind sector. [Read more…] about America’s Offshore Wind Industry stands to gain from Biden’s win
BP is moving into the offshore wind for the first time with a new strategic partnership with Equinor. [Read more…] about BP makes first move into offshore wind
Siemens Gamesa has entered into an agreement with Acteon, to jointly provide a fully integrated offshore wind turbine operations and maintenance (O&M) package for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind pilot project. [Read more…] about Siemens Gamesa and Acteon partner on Virginia offshore wind pilot project
A dredging vessel at a Texas port hit a natural gas pipeline Friday, sparking an explosion that sent six people to the hospital and left four others missing. [Read more…] about Four missing after gas pipeline explodes at Texas port
A new report on offshore wind transmission by economic consulting firm The Brattle Group finds electric grid cost savings of over $500 million and significantly reduced environmental impacts and project risks in developing a multi-user, planned transmission system for offshore wind in New York. [Read more…] about $500M in cost savings and reduced environmental impacts and risk with Planned Offshore Wind Transmission for New York (REPORT)
Siemens has been awarded an order from Danish customer Semco Maritime to provide the main electrical equipment for the electrical service platform (ESP) of the offshore wind project Mayflower Wind LLC (Mayflower Wind). [Read more…] about Siemens to supply high-voltage equipment for major offshore wind project in U.S.