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What the US offshore sector could learn from Europe

Cross-border coordination has helped European countries leverage planned transmission infrastructure, achieve resource flexibility and gain economies of scale, a study commissioned by New York state has found.

Californian communities in line for 1GW floater's power

Local communities are expected to buy electricity from the 1GW Castle Wind offshore project, in development off Morro Bay in central California.

Further US setback as Vineyard delayed -- updated

The 800MW Vineyard Wind has been delayed as a result of a federal review into offshore wind's impact on the US. Will offshore wind ever truly take off in the country?

GE Renewable Energy's losses widen

Losses in GE's Renewable Energy division increased to $184 million in the second quarter of 2019, mainly due to legacy joint venture costs and research and development (R&D) spending.

Grybowski quits Ørsted

Co-CEO of Ørsted's North American business, and US offshore wind pioneer, Jeff Grybowski has resigned from his role with the company after less than a year.

Ørsted's US win a "vindication", says WoodMac

Having struggled to succeed since it entered the US market in April 2015, the fact that Ørsted now has over 3GW of contracted wind capacity is a "vindication" of its decision to cross the Atlantic, says Wood Mackenzie Power and Renewables (WMPR) senior analyst Anthony Logan.

Equinor and Ørsted win in New York

Equinor and a partnership between the market leader Ørsted and US utility Eversource have been selected as the two preferred bidders for almost 1.7GW of offshore wind in a New York solicitation.

EnBW calls for zones off Hamptons to be scrapped

German developer has called for an area off New York to be removed from future solicitations and has pulled out of developing a project there, citing conflicts with the fishing industry and potential pushback from local residents.