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US firms unveil new jacket design

UNITED STATES: US construction firms Chet Morrison and iSIMS have unveiled a new jacket foundation design that uses less steel than the traditional substructure.

Virginia could be offshore investment 'tipping point'

UNITED STATES: If Virginia was to back development of offshore wind, it could become the tipping point in investment by developers, a new report by BVG Associates has concluded.

New Jersey sets course for 3.5GW target

UNITED STATES: New Jersey will solicit applications from 20 September for 1.1GW of offshore wind projects, following governor Phil Murphy's speech at the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco.

Updated: Application filed for Californian floating project

UNITED STATES: A consortium of developers, engineers, and environmental and ecological consultants have submitted a lease application for a floating wind farm off the coast of northern California.

EDF's New Jersey site accepted for review

UNITED STATES: The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has accepted the application for the 25MW Nautilus offshore wind project being developed by EDF Renewables and Fishermen's Energy.

ITC enables Vineyard Wind's 'stunningly low' cost

UNITED STATES: The impending loss of the federal investment tax credit (ITC) will make it hard for future US offshore projects to replicate the cost of the 800MW Vineyard Wind project, according to a research analyst at Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables (WMPR).

Siemens Gamesa receives first US offshore order

UNITED STATES: Siemens Gamesa will supply two 6MW turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project.

Vineyard Wind secures levelised cost of $65/MWh

UNITED STATES: The 800MW Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts will generate electricity for $65/MWh over the 20-year lifetime of the project, according to a letter recommending its approval.

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