California Offshore Wind Leasing Process Moves Forward

NOAA Chart Morro Bay Call Area Extensions 2021 The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is advancing the federal wind leasing process offshore in California. BOEM is publishing a Call for Information and Nominations to request … Read More

Apex Clean Energy Working with NFWF to Support Conservation Efforts

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and Apex Clean Energy have formed a partnership to support local conservation projects across the country that benefit the communities where Apex’s utility-scale renewable energy projects are located. For each new wind and … Read More

Green Marine environmental program attracts more European shipowners

Green Marine Europe, a voluntary environmental certification program for the European maritime industry that celebrates its first birthday, continues to attract new sustainability-driven shipowners. Surfrider Foundation Europe and Green Marine, founders of the program in Europe, reveal the laureates of … Read More

Joint Venture Partners with Mystic Aquarium to Expand Research Opportunities

Joint venture (JV) partners Ørsted and Eversource say they are giving a $1.25 million grant in support of Mystic Aquarium, one of Connecticut’s premier cultural and research institutions.  The grant will support innovative research that will improve the understanding of … 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

Biden Administration Quick to Dismantle Trump’s Interpretation of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act

On May 7, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) published a proposed rule that would revoke the Trump administration’s decision that the Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA) does not apply to the incidental take of protected migratory birds. If … Read More

Atlantic Shores, Partners Conducting Second Phase of Red Knot Migration Study

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50/50 partnership between Shell New Energies US LLC and EDF Renewables North America, says it is conducting the second phase of last year’s successful red knot migration study in collaboration with Wildlife Restoration Partnerships (WRP) … Read More

New Coalition Aims to Commercialize Recyclability of Wind Turbine Blades

A coalition of industry and academic leaders have developed a new technology to enable circularity for thermoset composites, the material used to make wind turbine blades.  The new technology delivers the final technological step on the journey towards a fully … Read More

Anbaric Surveys New Jersey Offshore Wind Transmission Feasibility

Anbaric Development Partners, a developer of electric transmission projects, has concluded its second set of oceanographic survey activities for their Boardwalk Power Link (BPL) project which will connect wind energy produced offshore to New Jersey’s existing onshore grid. Anbaric says … 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