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Latest USA Offshore Wind Articles

Fugro to explore potential US sites

UNITED STATES: Surveyors Fugro will investigate two potential large-scale offshore wind sites for ├śrsted (formerly Dong Energy) off the coasts of New Jersey and Massachusetts.

Port plans for Massachusetts power station

UNITED STATES: A real-estate developer in Massachusetts has acquired a retired coal power station with the potential to become an offshore wind hub.

Offshore wind is a California policy 'Rubik's Cube'

UNITED STATES: A new report into deploying large-scale offshore wind off the Californian coast will pose a number of major planning hurdles.

Bird charities reject Icebreaker assessment

UNITED STATES: Two bird charities have criticised the environmental impact assessment submitted for LeedCo's 20.7MW Icebreaker offshore project in Lake Erie, Ohio.

Northeast US 'well-positioned' for offshore wind

UNITED STATES: Between 4GW and 7.7GW of potential capacity could be tapped by 2030 if coastal states between Maine and Maryland committed to offshore wind, a trio of reports have concluded.

Vineyard Wind names new CEO

UNITED STATES: The company aiming to build the first utility-scale offshore wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts has named Lars Thaaning Pedersen as its new CEO.

MHI Vestas' V164-9.5MW to be tested in United States

UNITED STATES: MHI Vestas will verify its V164-9.5MW turbine's gearbox and main bearings at Clemson University's 15MW test bench in South Carolina.

New York asks for more offshore sites

UNITED STATES: The New York state government has submitted a request to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to open up more areas off the coast for up to 3.2GW of offshore wind developments.