A new report states that the global offshore wind sector is likely to grow to become a $168 billion market by 2020.
A 1:8 scale floating turbine is unveiled in Maine, and the plan is to have it in the water and sending power to the grid in less than a month.
Massachusetts breaks ground on the New Bedford terminal project, hoping it will be a prime staging area for East Coast offshore wind development.
An MIT concept would connect deep-water wind turbines to concrete spheres at the seafloor that would take advantage of hydrostatic pressure to store energy.
A concept combining an offshore wind turbine with a wave energy device is reportedly headed for development in Ireland.
A 1-megawatt demonstration floating turbine called Winflo will be build this year and go in French waters in 2014, its developers say.
Depending on how you look at it, the state of offshore wind power is either hugely depressing or an amazing opportunity for growth in green power.