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The U.S. Department of Energy announced this week it will allow firms to export liquefied natural gas to international markets from the proposed Jordan Cove terminal on the southern coast of Oregon.
Since the Block Island Wind Farm, four years ago, pioneered U.S. offshore wind development, the United States has positioned itself to become a world producer of electricity in this renewable-energy sector.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled late Tuesday that a lawsuit filed by three Colorado municipalities against two powerful fossil fuel companies will proceed in state rather than federal court in what was a blow to the oil giants.
The LNG project still needs state permits before establishing in Coos Bay
The oil industry says the pipelines are needed to expand oil and gas production and deliver it to fuel-hungry markets, but a rising chorus of critics argue they pose an unacceptable future risk to climate, air and water.
RALEIGH — State officials are looking into appealing to a federal court the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s decision to allow seismic surveying off the North Carolina coast.
(The Center Square) – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has made water quality improvements through environmental regulation a priority of his administration.
Sustainability and resilience are major market drivers reshaping how the power industry views the economics of renewable energy in North America.
BOSTON - A federal-level effort that brings together technology and policy minds to coordinate regional supply chains, foster a skilled workforce and plan for reliable transmission would help offshore wind energy become an even more attractive source of power, three members of the state’s Congressional delegation said.
A Coast Guard study that recommends against designated vessel transit lanes through New England offshore wind turbine arrays “contains serious foundational and analytical errors that merit correction,” commercial fishing advocates say in a formal objection to the findings.
A number of Orsted’s major wind developments in the US could be delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to analysts.
Since the brief collapse of the OPEC+ coalition in early March, oil markets ended up facing the “triple whammy” of a Saudi-Russian price war, cratering demand from the coronavirus-induced economic freeze and swelling oversupply of nearly 10 million barrels per day on the world market amidst tightening onshore and offshore storage.
Recently the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held a webinar regarding Oregon Offshore Wind (OSW). The focus was to discuss approaches for public and stakeholder engagement for potential future development off of our coast.
Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled plans Tuesday for a massive South Jersey wind energy project he said would create thousands of jobs, produce millions in investment and position New Jersey as a leader in the green energy industry.
SOLOMONS, MD – For the endangered Atlantic sturgeon and the commercially and recreationally important striped bass, the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia coastal shelf serves as an important spring and fall “flyway.” Typically thought of as an established aerial route used by migratory birds to travel between feeding and breeding grounds, a recent study by scientists at the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science applies the term to fish species of concern.
Oil & gas development on Atlantic seaboard remains a battle
Dominion Energy and offshore wind developer Ørsted have installed the first two wind turbines on a federal lease, a milestone in what backers hope is a first step toward arrays off Virginia producing up to 2.6 gigawatts of power.
The first of 58 Siemens Gamesa turbine has been installed at the 487-MW SeaMade cluster of offshore wind projects off the coast of Belgium, dredging company DEME said on Monday.
Next week the Governor’s Task Force on Climate Change will hold two listening sessions — virtually — to hear how Wisconsinites are being affected by climate change, as well as soliciting ideas for solutions that state officials might be able to act upon.
Virginia-based DLBA Naval Architects has developed a concept Service Accommodation and Transfer Vessel (SATV) for the US offshore wind market.
Puerto Rico’s government announced water rationing measures on Friday as 26% of the U.S. territory faces a severe drought amid the pandemic.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (Commission) staff will convene a technical conference to discuss whether existing Commission transmission, interconnection, and merchant transmission facility frameworks in RTOs/ISOs can accommodate anticipated growth in offshore wind generation
The five New England offshore wind leaseholders in the US – Equinor, Mayflower Wind, Orsted/Eversource and Vineyard Wind – have welcomed the supplemental environmental impact statement on the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm.
Ørsted manages the first offshore wind farm in the United States, which includes five turbines about four miles off Block Island, Rhode Island seen here. The same company is looking to develop 12 turbines as a Maryland project, about 19 miles off Bethany Beach. | PHOTO C/O BLOCK ISLAND TIMES
BOEM's supplement to the environmental impact statement for 800MW wind farm described as both positive and negative
Since Dec. 12, 2016, when the four of five offshore turbines at Block Island Wind started spinning (the fifth briefly malfunctioned and was soon fixed) the 30-megawatt electricity producer has been the only commercial wind farm in operation in the coastal waters of the United States.
Human beings have been turning the power of the wind into energy for over a thousand years.
A donation from a Houston company will be used to preserve a forest on a southeast Texas ranch, as well as plant trees in Houston, in a unique carbon sequestration project by a local nonprofit.
Coronavirus upheavals may have turned the world upside down in the past few months but Swiss Re’s Sonar report finds new technologies and the shift toward lower-carbon solutions remain key drivers of emerging risks.
Aging coastal grid must be upgraded for industry’s expansion
Gov. Phil Murphy (D) said his state will build the country’s first port dedicated to assembling the turbines that will go up not just in New Jersey but across the Eastern Seaboard.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has completed a supplement to its draft environmental analysis of the proposed Vineyard Wind offshore energy project.
The long-awaited supplemental draft environmental report for the Vineyard Wind project was recently released, setting the stage for numerous offshore energy projects planned for the waters off the East Coast.
A federal agency has released a long-awaited supplemental environmental review for the 800-megawatt Vineyard Wind project that could begin service in 2023, Kallanish Energy reports.
AW-Energy Oy (AWE), the Finnish wave energy technology company, is using corporate finance advisory firm Fredericks Michael & Co. in New York to identify and approach potential strategic partners and investors for additional growth capital needs in support of the commercial WaveRoller® deliveries scheduled in 2021.
Tekmar Energy’s TekLink cable protection systems have been installed on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project (CVOW), the UK-based company said.
The Trump administration is preparing to try to open the door once again to oil and gas drilling off Florida's coast, but will wait until after the November election to avoid blowback in the swing state.
When it comes to investing in a sustainable future, do we really have to pick between fossil fuels and renewable energy? Well, yes. But many of the world’s top banking executives and directors haven’t gotten the memo.
The way we power our world is changing, and as is always the case, Texas has been at the forefront of that change. The Lone Star State has a history of seeing the next boom coming, and that is why it’s always front and center whenever energy is thriving. Now, two recent reports show Texas is once again primed to lead the way.
The article, titled “A New Weapon Against Climate Change May Float,” introduces many people to the offshore wind farm market, mostly installed countries like Britain, Germany, Denmark and China, which have large expanses of shallow water extending from their coasts.
BOSTON - The U.S. Coast Guard has concluded that the best way to maintain maritime safety and ease of navigation in the offshore wind development areas south of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket is to install turbines in a uniform layout to create predictable navigation corridors.
Oil and gas operators in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico are removing workers from its offshore assets and ramping down production ahead of an incoming tropical storm.
The German cabinet has approved the amendment to the Wind Energy At Sea Act presented by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs And Energy (BMWi). The core of the bill is a significant increase in the expansion target to 20 GW by 2030. In addition, a 40 GW target expansion goal has been set for 2040.
The secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy has agreed with his inspectors’ conclusions and recommendations and refused a development consent order for a 340 megawatt extension to an offshore wind farm in Kent because of marine safety concerns and adverse economic impacts on Thames ports.
Offshore oil and gas installation, construction, and decommissioning specialist Allseas has started work on CNOOC’s Lingshui 17-2 gas field development offshore China.
A new analysis has gathered and distilled a set money-saving lessons that OSW can take from the experience of other clean economy sectors in dealing with local governments.
This summer, the clean energy company SINN Power is showcasing "the world's first floating ocean hybrid platform" - a high-tech buoy that produces electricity from not one, not two, but three sources of renewable energy.
Rhode Island, Massachusetts and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced grants worth $1.1 million for four regional studies (versus site specific studies) that will collect data vital to the development of offshore wind and fishing.
A day after suffering a stinging legislative defeat, oil and companies won a lesser victory Friday when the Louisiana House gave final passage to a resolution that urges parish governments to drop lawsuits that accuse the companies of destroying coastal marshes and wetlands.