DOI Proposes Sale for New York Bight Offshore Wind Development

In support of President Joe Biden’s goal of installing 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior (DOI) says it is proposing a sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in … Read More

DOI Assessing Offshore Wind Potential in Gulf of Mexico

The Department of the Interior (DOI) says it intends to assess potential opportunities to advance clean energy development on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). This significant milestone is part of President Joe Biden’s goal to create thousands … Read More

Surfclam Industry, Rutgers Partner to Assess Effects of Wind Farms, Climate Change

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind LLC, a 50/50 partnership between Shell New Energies US LLC and EDF Renewables North America, and Rutgers, the state university of New Jersey, have launched a multi-phase modeling study in collaboration with the surfclam industry.  The … Read More

West Coast Offshore Wind: It’s Happening

The White House says the Department of Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Department of Defense have reached an agreement to lease 399 square miles off California’s central coast for offshore wind development.  This announcement extends President Joe … Read More

BOEM Preparing Environmental Impact Review for Revolution Wind

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a notice of intent (NOI) to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for the construction and operations plan (COP) submitted by Revolution Wind LLC.  If approved by BOEM, Revolution Wind would … Read More

Consortium Urges Congress to Allocate Additional Funds to Offshore Wind Ports

A consortium of companies related to the offshore wind industry has sent a letter to ranking members of various House committees, urging them to increase the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program’s budget to $750 million to help develop offshore … Read More

PSEG Acquires Twenty-Five Percent Stake in Ocean Wind

PSEG, a publicly traded diversified energy company, and Ørsted, a company that develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, have completed PSEG’s acquisition of a 25% equity interest in Ocean Wind. PSEG’s investment in Ocean Wind received approval … Read More

Biden Administration Lays Out Comprehensive Offshore Wind Development Plans

The White House has unveiled a set of actions it is taking that aims to catalyze offshore wind energy, strengthen the domestic supply chain and create good-paying, union jobs. National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, Energy Secretary … Read More

Oregon Representative Introduces Bill to Develop Floating Offshore Wind

Rep. David Brock Smith, R-Ore., has introduced a bill to the Oregon Legislative Assembly calling for the development of 3 GW of commercial-scale floating offshore wind energy within federal waters off of Oregon’s coast by 2030. In addition, the bill … Read More

BOEM Completes Environmental Analysis of Vineyard Wind Project

The Department of the Interior says the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed the environmental analysis of the proposed Vineyard Wind I offshore wind project. This represents significant progress in the Biden-Harris administration’s goal to accelerate responsible development … Read More