Deepwater Wind says the area off southern New England where it plans to build a 1 gigawatt wind farm “is the best site … in the United States, bar none.”
The Obama administration announces a second competitive offshore wind lease, off Virginia, but New Jersey regulators put up roadblocks for Fishermen’s Energy.
The Obama administration says it will schedule lease auctions for wind power development in federal waters off Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Virginia in 2013.
NRG has put the project on hold, but the Obama administration is still happy to seal its first offshore wind lease agreement under “Smart from the Start.”
The Obama administration’s effort to get offshore wind development going move from the mid-Atlantic up to Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
The federal government is moving to develop wind power off Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia. Now’s the time to comment on the unfolding plans.
The Obama administration has announced over $50 million in funding for offshore wind R&D, and targets four more areas off Atlantic states for rapid development.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement is seeking proposals to develop offshore wind projects in the Maryland area.
A mix of groups led by the National Wildlife Federation says we need to streamline process and boost investment to take advantage of Atlantic offshore wind.
Interior Secretary Salazar pushes a new initiative that will speed siting, leasing and development of offshore wind power off the Atlantic Coast.