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June 15, 2024

Offshore Wind Power

BOEM
BOEM Clears Way for Central Atlantic Wind Lease Auction
BOEM has determined its planned lease of Central Atlantic wind energy areas would have no significant environmental impact.
Shutterstock
NJ Master Plan Speakers Seek Sweeping Electrification Plan
Clean energy supporters argue the next New Jersey energy master plan should be an aggressive and broad embrace of electrification and generate enough money to help pay for clean energy projects and protect ratepayers.
Vineyard Wind
Offshore Wind Projected to Save New Englanders $630M per Year
A new analysis prepared for the Sierra Club concludes offshore wind energy would be a money-saver for New Englanders, despite the high cost of construction. 
Ørtsted/Edison Chouest Offshore
Empire, Sunrise Wind Back Under Contract in NY
Two offshore wind projects have rebounded from the financial turmoil of 2023, finalizing replacement contracts with New York for 1,734 MW of capacity.
NREL
$1B Committed so far to Floating Offshore Wind Shot
The U.S. Department of Energy has issued an update on federal efforts to speed up development and deployment of floating wind turbines. 
BOEM
BOEM Offers Maine Offshore Wind Research Lease
BOEM's environmental assessment of the state of Maine’s request for a lease area where it could place a research array found it would have no significant impact on the environment. 
Shutterstock
NJ Accelerates OSW Plans Again
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has directed the state Board of Public Utilities to advance the opening of its fifth offshore wind solicitation by 15 months.
BOEM
BOEM FEIS Cites ‘Major’ Impact from NJ OSW Project
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management released its final environmental impact statement that concludes that New Jersey’s foremost offshore wind project, Atlantic Shores, would have a “major” impact on commercial and for-hire recreational fishing, the view from the shore and on-ship traffic. 
Iberdrola
Iberdrola to Take Full Ownership of Avangrid
Iberdrola is moving to acquire the 18.4% stake in Avangrid that it does not already own in a $2.55 billion deal.
EDF Renewables
Strategy Offered for Success of Future West Coast OSW Sector
A new report outlines steps that could pave the way for a robust offshore wind industry on the West Coast, where there's limited infrastructure to support it.

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