April 17, 2024

Oceantic Network

First Large US Offshore Wind Farm Complete
All of South Fork Wind’s turbines are sending electricity to the New York power grid.
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West Coast OSW Will Require Robust Supply Chain
The floating offshore wind projects envisioned for the West Coast will require a much more robust supply chain and system of ports, according to industry officials speaking at Oceantic Network’s Floating Offshore Wind Port and Vessel Summit.
Oceantic Recaps Glum 2023, is Optimistic for OSW in 2024

The industry gyrations of 2023 have put near-term U.S. offshore wind goals out of reach, but the sector will rebound, its trade organization reports.

NJ Awards Contracts for 3.7 GW of OSW Projects
The state is moving forward with the Leading Light Wind and Attentive Energy Two projects after the cancellation of Ocean Wind 1 and 2.
BOEM Backs 10 Fewer Turbines for Sunrise Wind
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued its final environmental impact statement for Sunrise Wind, endorsing an 11% reduction in the number of wind turbines for technical and environmental reasons.
BOEM Approves Empire Wind
Empire Wind is the sixth commercial-scale offshore wind farm to receive approval from the federal government following BOEM's approval.
Dominion Energy
BOEM Approves Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

Federal regulators have approved the nation’s fifth and so far largest utility-scale offshore wind farm: the 2.6-GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project.

Four New Wind Energy Areas Designated in Gulf of Mexico

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said the sites 47 to 82 miles off Texas and Louisiana have a potential of up to 9.27 GW.

BOEM Designates Draft Wind Energy Area in Gulf of Maine

Federal regulators have designated a draft wind energy area in the Gulf of Maine, shrinking it substantially from its earlier stages and excluding a key lobster fishing area.

South Fork Wind
Plans Would Boost OSW Infrastructure, Supply Chain Development
The plan offered by the Business Network for Offshore Wind calls for spending $36 billion on a network of up to 119 ports nationwide.

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