Saturday, Oct 23, 2021 - 09:41:43
165 results - (0.000 seconds)

offshore wind:

mail: [NewsMag]

latest news at page 1:
    The shadow of a turbine from a wind farm is seen on a field in Brandenburg, Germany. As technology develops, the size of wind turbines is increasing.Patrick Pleul | picture alliance | Getty Images Vestas has announced plans to install a prototype of its 15 megawatt offshore wind turbine at a facility in Denmark. In a statement, the company said...
    Interior Sec. Deb Haaland announced a major step toward fulfilling the Biden administration’s pledge of 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030. Speaking at a wind power energy conference in Boston on Wednesday, Haaland outlined plans to hold up to seven new offshore lease sales along the East Coast, in the Gulf of Mexico, and off of California and...
                      by Thomas Catenacci  The Biden administration laid out an ambitious plan Wednesday for government-funded wind farms along the east coast, which it said would sustain millions of Americans’ energy needs. Multiple federal agencies are planning to collaborate on the project, which will be completed by 2030, Interior Department Secretary Deb Haaland said during...
    Artists paint a mural on a a wall next to the Clydeside Expressway near Scottish Events Centre in Glasgow, Scotland, which will be hosting the two-week COP26 U.N. Climate summit at the end of October. (Earth Matters is a weekly series featuring climate and other environmental stories.) covering climate now Back in 2019, the Columbia Journalism Review, The Nation, The...
    By Matthew Daly | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Seven major offshore wind farms would be developed on the East and West coasts and in the Gulf of Mexico under a plan announced Wednesday by the Biden administration. The projects are part of President Joe Biden’s plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, generating enough electricity to...
    The Biden administration laid out an ambitious plan Wednesday for government-funded wind farms along the east coast, which it said would sustain millions of Americans’ energy needs. Multiple federal agencies are planning to collaborate on the project, which will be completed by 2030, Interior Department Secretary Deb Haaland said during a renewable energy conference in Boston on Wednesday. Overall, at...
    (CNN)The Biden administration is planning to aggressively expand offshore wind energy capacity in the United States, potentially holding as many as seven new offshore lease sales by 2025. The move was announced Wednesday by US Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and first reported by the New York Times.This is a developing story and it will be updated.
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced Wednesday that it will help develop up to seven offshore wind farms on the East and West coasts and in the Gulf of Mexico as it moves to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030 — generating enough electricity to power more than 10 million homes. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland said...
    Massachusetts-based wind power developer Vineyard Wind has placed an order for 62 General Electric Haliade-X turbines, moving the company a step closer to bringing online the nation's first commercial-scale offshore wind installation. GE on Monday announced the deal for the 13-MW offshore turbines, claimed to be the most powerful currently on the market, and said the order was enabled...
    Share this: A group studying the economics of offshore wind energy in the U.S. says building and operating the nascent industry will be worth $109 billion to businesses in its supply chain over the next 10 years. The report by the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind comes as states on both coasts and the Gulf of Mexico are moving to...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Gov. Kathy Hochul announced $86 million for New York’s Sunrise Wind Project on Friday. The money will go towards constructing wind turbines. It will create 230 jobs in construction and steel manufacturing for the capitol region and western New York. This is the state’s largest single offshore wind supply chain award and supports the goal to...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey environmental and utility regulators say they strongly support offshore wind energy as a way to address climate change, but they caution that the nascent industry will also bring side effects. Scientists said at a forum Tuesday in Atlantic City that offshore wind equipment could harm marine mammals and birds if not properly deployed...
    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A company that has already received preliminary approval to build a wind farm off the southern coast of New Jersey is planning a second project. Atlantic Shores, a joint venture between EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies US, already has approval from New Jersey regulators to build a wind farm about 8.7 miles...
    This content was republished with permission from WTOP’s news partners at Maryland Matters. Sign up for Maryland Matters’ free email subscription today. Ocean City leaders used a public hearing Tuesday night on proposals to expand offshore wind-generated electricity production along Maryland’s coast for a last-ditch attempt to push the proposed turbine installations farther out to sea. But they found themselves badly outnumbered...
    LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey is positioning itself to take the lead in the offshore wind energy industry on the east coast. On Thursday, Gov. Phil Murphy helped break ground on the New Jersey wind port in Lower Alloways Creek in Salem County. U.S. Labor Secretary Martin Walsh joined him. The port will provide a place to...
    London (CNN Business)Ocean-based industries are growing fast, boosting demand for data on conditions at sea. But the huge research vessels that typically map the seas often come at great financial and environmental cost.Irish startup XOCEAN has floated an alternative. Its uncrewed surface vessels (USV) — about the size of an average car and half the weight — are fitted with...
    In this article RWE-DE EQNR-NO RDSA-GB If built, the project would be located in waters off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea.Insung Jeon | Moment | Getty ImagesA joint venture centered around the development of a massive floating offshore wind farm in waters off South Korea has been formally established. Oil and gas major Shell has an 80% stake...
    Opinion: Covid cases in kids are becoming more complicated. Its time for politicians to get out of our way Duke University Announces Employees Who Do Not Get COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Fired © Provided by AMNY U.S. Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-Bronx, Queens), Tom Suozzi (D-Long Island, Queens), and SUNY Maritime College President Michael A. Alfultis announced Monday that the House...
    NANTUCKET (CBS/AP) — A federal lawsuit is aiming to stop the construction of thousands of wind turbines off the Massachusetts coast. The “ACK Residents Against Turbines” who filed the lawsuit said the proposed Vineyard Wind project poses a threat to the critically endangered North Atlantic Right Whale. READ MORE: Its Been A Bad Dream: Officer Manny Familias Widow Recounts His...
                        RICHMOND, Virginia – Governor Ralph Northam and Dominion Energy CEO Robert Blue announced that the Port of Virginia will lease 72 acres of the deep-water Portsmouth Marine Terminal for staging and pre-assembly of Dominion’s offshore wind project. “This announcement is yet another milestone toward making Virginia the national...
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Gov. Ralph Northam’s office announced Wednesday that Dominion Energy will lease part of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal as part of a wind project off Virginia’s coast. Under the agreement with the Port of Virginia, Dominion will use 72 acres of the deep-water, multi-use marine cargo terminal as a staging and pre-assembly area for the foundations and...
    BALTIMORE Md. (WJZ) — US Wind on Tuesday announced significant progress in the wind energy company’s first major offshore wind project in  Maryland. The company said the offshore windmills will be able to fully satisfy the state’s offshore wind energy goals. “Because of the successes we’ve achieved in the development of MarWin, US Wind is ready to offer Maryland its most...
    New offshore wind projects will be prohibited from Maine state waters reserved for recreation and fishing under a new measure signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Janet MillsJanet MillsLePage unveils bid for third term as Maine governor Maine offering ,500 payments to people on unemployment who go back to work The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Cheney...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS SF/BCN) — A bill aiming to jumpstart wind energy production in California came one step closer to becoming a law Monday when a state senate committee approved it. Authored by David Chiu (D-San Francisco), Assembly Bill 525 would direct state agencies to set statewide goals for offshore wind production and develop a strategic plan for California to achieve...
    The Interior Department on Thursday said its Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will conduct an environmental review of an offshore wind project near Virginia Beach. The agency will hold a 30-day public comment period starting Friday and conduct three virtual meetings before Aug. 2 to discuss environmental effects and necessary mitigation measures. The project site is 23.5 nautical miles off the Virginia...
    Virginia-based utility company Dominion Energy is building a massive ship to install offshore wind turbines, a move that will be significant to scaling the U.S. industry up to the level President Joe Biden envisions. The power company, offshore wind developers, and clean energy advocates say construction of the vessel, which will be sea-ready in 2023, will be a watershed move...
    Our special series "California Dreaming" takes a closer look at the issues that are threatening the California Dream and the people working to keep the dream alive.As part of a commitment to a clean energy future, the Biden administration announced a bold move to open the Pacific Coast for its first offshore wind development project. The historic milestone will not...
    Twenty-seven miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia, stand two offshore wind turbines, each taller than the Washington Monument, generating power for up to 3,000 homes. In five years, Dominion Energy hopes to be finishing construction of its own ocean skyline — complete with 180 turbines standing roughly 200 feet taller than the pilot project, three underwater power substations,...
    The federal government wants to lease land in shallow water between Long Island and the New Jersey coast for offshore commercial wind energy development and the creation of union jobs. The feds say the land, located on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight, could enable more than 7 gigawatts of offshore wind energy and power more...
    In this article EQNR-NO SGRE-ES This photo shows wind turbine parts at a port in Ostend, Belgium.Philippe Clément/Arterra | Universal Images Group | Getty ImagesEuropean ports will require new infrastructure and significant investment over the next few years to cope with the growth of the region's offshore wind sector, according to a new report from industry body WindEurope. In...
    OCEAN CITY, Md. (WJZ) — Just 13 miles off the coast of Ocean City sits a little yellow buoy with a big mission. It’s a big milestone for the very first wind farm project that’s set to be built just off the coast of Maryland. READ MORE: UMMS Donates $4.6M Worth Of COVID-19 Equipment & Supplies To Southeast Asia This...
    More On: renewable energy Biden, climate warriors can’t face costs of going green Cuomo’s energy legacy for New York: Dark days ahead Business leaders urge Biden to set ambitious climate goal Lower- and middle-class Americans will pay a fortune for Biden’s wind-power plan Federal and state officials have announced plans to develop two wind farm sites off the coast...
    MORROW BAY, Calif. -- California and the U.S. government announced an agreement Tuesday to open up areas off the state's central and northern coasts to the first commercial wind energy farms on the Pacific Coast.The pact that would float hundreds of turbines off the coast of Morro Bay and Humboldt Bay was touted as a breakthrough to eventually power 1.6...
    LOS ANGELES (AP) — California and the U.S. government announced an agreement Tuesday to open up areas off the state’s central and northern coasts to the first commercial wind energy farms on the Pacific Coast. The pact that would float hundreds of turbines off the coast of Morro Bay and Humboldt Bay was touted as a breakthrough to eventually power...
    WASHINGTON - For promoters of wind energy, the change in direction expressed by the current U.S. administration is a refreshing breeze. After four years of former President Donald Trump deriding wind turbines as “ugly, noisy and dangerous” bird-killing symbols of wrong-headed environmentalism, President Joe Biden has set a goal of reaching 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030....
    California’s offshore oil rigs may be replaced in the coming years by wind turbines, only built farther from the coast. The Biden administration on Tuesday announced plans to an open areas of the Pacific Ocean off California’s coast to offshore wind development for the first time, supporting plans to build hundreds of large wind turbines to expand renewable energy and...
    (CNN)The Biden administration announced Tuesday that it is moving to advance offshore wind power on the coast of California for the first time. When developed, the regions selected have the potential to generate enough green energy for up to 1.6 million homes over the next decade, according to the administration.The announcement is another move from the Biden administration to make...
    Tali Aiona | EyeEm | Getty Images The Biden Administration said Tuesday that it will develop offshore wind projects in the Pacific Ocean in partnership with the state of California. The move, which is the first of its kind, is a key stepping stone toward the White House's goal of deploying 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030. The earmarked...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — With an eye toward a future powered by green energy, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a historic agreement Tuesday with federal officials on a deal to develop off-shore wind power generating platforms along the California coast. As part of the agreement, the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to offer a lease...
    The Biden administration is advancing the first areas off of the California coast for offshore wind development in a move that could ultimately help both the White House and the state government meet aggressive targets for carbon-free power. The Interior Department, along with the Defense Department and the California government, announced Tuesday it has identified a nearly 400 square mile...
    New York (CNN Business)A brand-new industry is launching in America — and its fate is inextricably linked to the success or failure of President Joe Biden's ambitious climate agenda.The federal government this week gave the green light to Vineyard Wind, the nation's first commercial scale offshore wind farm. Although onshore wind is a growing part of the nation's power grid,...
    The Biden administration greenlit the first large-scale offshore wind project this month in a move that could help jumpstart an industry that thus far has been stagnant in the United States. It’s a small first step toward meeting a goal President Joe Biden set in March for the U.S. to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind power by 2030, but...
    In this article IBE-ESThis image shows one of the wind turbines at the Block Island Wind Farm, located in waters off Rhode Island.Don Emmert | AFP | Getty ImagesThe U.S. offshore wind sector took a major step forward Tuesday after authorities gave the green light for the construction and operation of the 800 megawatt (MW) Vineyard Wind 1 project. In...
    While offshore wind has become a favored European energy solution, this will be the first "large-scale" project in U.S. coastal waters. Only months into the new Biden administration, the United States is on track to get its first large-scale offshore wind farm. On Tuesday Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo gave approval for the Vineyard Wind project, a...
    (CNN)The Biden administration announced Tuesday that it is moving forward with the nation's first large-scale offshore wind project, a significant step toward achieving President Joe Biden's goal of increasing US renewable energy production.The 800-megawatt Vineyard Wind project, set to be located about 12 nautical miles off the shore of Martha's Vineyard, will include up to 84 turbines, according to an...
    The Biden administration announced on Tuesday the approval of a plan to build the first U.S. large-scale offshore wind project. The project, off the coast of the northeastern state of Massachusetts, is designed to generate 800 megawatts of power. A joint statement from the U.S. Interior and Commerce departments said the project, known as Vineyard Wind, will be built about...