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Challenges remain for rapid US offshore buildout

With the deadline looming to start work at the end of 2019 to qualify for tax credits, building a supply chain is the priority for the nascent US offshore wind sector.

Connecticut sets course for offshore bounty

In a near-unanimous bipartisan vote, Connecticut's house of representatives has backed legislation requiring procurement of 2GW of offshore wind power over the course of a decade.

Great lakes project delayed as it tackles freezing water

Icebreaker, the $126 million 20.7MW project in Lake Erie, will not come online until 2022, two years later than the original commissioning date.

Offshore wind hub planned for former coal plant site

The developer behind plans to create an offshore wind hub on the site of a former coal power station in Massachusetts has given further details about the project.

Virginian site construction date set

The US offshore sector is full of potential but, to date, only five turbines are operating. However, the country's online capacity is set for a small boost as a 12MW site is set to begin construction.

Interested parties named in California floating RfP

A number of major offshore wind developers are among the 14 companies to have expressed interest in developing floating wind projects off California.

Maryland doubles offshore target

Lawmakers in Maryland passed a bill doubling the state's offshore wind target by adding a further 1.2GW of capacity by 2030.

Offshore Wind Consultants 'to help guide' US developers

Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has launched an advisory service to help offshore developers in the US and opened an office in Massachusetts.

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