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New York announces 4 GW renewables solicitation with 2.5 GW offshore wind

Clean energy advocates praised New York’s massive renewable solicitation, in particular the offshore wind component which they called “forward thinking” and “huge.”

Offshore wind farms could become stopover points for migrating fish

A study by the University of Maryland indicates that new offshore wind farms being constructed on the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia coastal shelf could become a stopover spot for migrating Atlantic salmon and striped bass.

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Greater Boston residents ready for offshore wind

A new poll has found that a clear majority of Greater Boston residents back offshore wind over fossil fuel power.

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New port coming to South Jersey to support offshore wind power industry

Officials say the New Jersey Wind Port will create 1,500 permanent jobs, generate $500 million in annual economic activity, and help the state reach its goal of gradually relying more on clean energy.

Op-ed: The Next Texas Energy Boom is Offshore Wind

There is another Texas-sized energy boom on the horizon, and Texas has the resources and skills to tap into it.

The Wind Promise of the Gulf of Mexico

Frequently overlooked by planners, the Gulf of Mexico offers opportunities for developing offshore wind generation in the US.

US May Host First Factory for Siemens Gamesa’s 14MW Offshore Turbine

The world’s biggest wind turbine will be used at the largest U.S. offshore wind project, and the result may be the first American offshore turbine factory. Siemens Gamesa said it’s considering establishing the first global factory for its new 14-megawatt offshore turbine somewhere in the U.S., after confirming that it will supply that model to Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project.