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Latest USA Offshore Wind Articles

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.

New York governor backs 2.4GW of offshore wind

UNITED STATES: New York governor Andrew Cuomo has called for the 90MW South Fork project to proceed and committed to develop 2.4GW of offshore wind by 2030.

Fishermen's Energy funding pulled - updated

UNITED STATES: The Department of Energy (DOE) has withdrawn its support of Fishermen's Energy 24MW Atlantic City Wind Farm.


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