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Latest USA Offshore Wind Articles

Maryland backs 368MW of offshore wind

UNITED STATES: The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved funding for two offshore projects, developed by US Wind and Deepwater Wind.

Avangrid buys Vineyard Wind stake

UNITED STATES: Iberdrola's US arm, Avangrid Renewables, has acquired a 50% stake in the 1GW Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts from Danish fund manager Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP).

Avangrid wins North Carolina auction

UNITED STATES: Iberdrola's US subsidiary has placed a winning bid of $9 million to obtain the development licence for the Kitty Hawk area off North Carolina.

Three unsolicited bids for US offshore sites

UNITED STATES: Interest in developing offshore wind off Massachusetts and New York state is escalating, with the Bureau of Ocean Management (BOEM) receiving three unsolicited requests for permits.

JDR Cables named preferred supplier in Maryland

UNITED STATES: UK firm JDR Cables has been appointed preferred supplier by developer US Wind for its 750MW Maryland offshore wind project, if the site is permitted.

Block Island turbine repaired

UNITED STATES: All of Deepwater Wind's five-turbine 30MW Block Island project is now operating fully off Rhode Island.

South Fork project secures New York power deal

UNITED STATES: The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has voted unanimously to approve a 20-year power purchase agreement for Deepwater Wind's 90MW South Fork wind farm, off New York state.

North Carolina auction date set

UNITED STATES: The US Department of Interior (DOI) has announced the next federal offshore wind lease auction will take place on 16 March, with nine companies qualified to bid.


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