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New contra-rotating turbine design produces double the energy of the world's largest turbine

Norway-based firm World Wide Wind is developing a new type of floating, vertical-axis wind turbine (VAWT) that it believes will radically change, and improve, the way we harness the wind's powers

New contra-rotating turbine design produces double the energy of the world's largest turbine

Big Oil Looks To Capitalize On The $1 Trillion Offshore Wind Boom

European oil majors are boosting investment in renewable energy sources as they aim to become net-zero energy companies by 2050 and slash carbon emissions. And there is one renewable energy sector where Big Oil has a lot to offer and a lot to gain—offshore wind.

Compared to oil and gas, offshore wind is 125 times better for taxpayers!

Not only is offshore wind power better for the planet compared to oil and gas, it’s also better for taxpayers. That’s according to a new analysis from the Center for American Progress, a nonpartisan policy research institute.

15 MW Rare-Earth-Free Offshore Wind Turbine Seeks Path to Market

Current wind turbine designs are reliant on rare earth magnets, however, we employ a unique and highly innovative axial-flux architecture that makes the use of rare-earth-free magnets possible.

Turning Tides: Offshore Wind Farms at Odds with Oregon’s Fishing Trade

Fishermen worry that possible offshore energy development could block access to important fisheries, hurting the fleet and the communities that support the industry.

The first US Offshore Wind Farm has had no negative effect on fish, finds groundbreaking study

A seven-year-long study, the first of its kind in the United States, titled, “Demersal fish and invertebrate catches relative to construction and operation of North America’s first offshore wind farm,” was published in the ICES Journal of Marine Science on March 29.

Southern Oregon will soon have Deep Water Offshore Wind Energy

On Feb. 25, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced that a hundred-mile stretch along southern Oregon’s coast from Coos Bay to Brookings is now a designated a ‘"call area" for deep water, floating offshore wind turbines.

Coos Bay Offshore Wind Port Infrastructure Study
February 2022 – TotalEnergies SBE US

The Coos Bay Offshore Wind Port Infrastructure Study was commissioned by TotalEnergies Simply Blue Energy US (TotalEnergies SBE US) to identify the constraints, opportunities, needs, and planning-level costs required to provide suitable port infrastructure for supporting a future floating offshore wind (FOW) industry in Southern Oregon.

Oregon Call Areas Announced

BOEM and the State, led by the Oregon Department of Land
Conservation and Development (DLCD), are currently engaged
in offshore wind planning with a meaningful and effective data
gathering and engagement process to inform the identification
of Oregon Call Area(s) appropriate for offshore wind leasing.

Iberdrola to Invest USD 10 + Billion in Wind Projects Offshore Massachusetts

The fast pace of offshore wind energy development continues on the East Coast. Iberdrola and its majority-owned US utility Avangrid are developing 2,800 MW of offshore wind in three different projects in Massachusetts. One of them, a 1,232 MW project is the area’s largest offshore wind project to date, will involve a $4 billion investment and create 11,000 jobs. Avangrid Renewables’ main office is in Portland, OR.

Offshore Wind Could Power The World

Massive offshore wind farms are popping up all over the world, but it’s only the beginning

Gov. Brown wants offshore wind farms, otters and heat pumps to help fight global warming

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown wants offshore wind turbines off the southern Oregon Coast as the state combats a warming planet.
It's just one takeaway she brought back from attending the Glasgow Climate Change Summit (COP 26) in Scotland in November.

News Archive

Wind turbine farms in Britain have grown in the last 10 years - is the UK the Saudi Arabia of wind power?

https://news.sky.com/story/the-ballooning-of-british-wind-turbine-farms-is-the-uk-the-saudi-arabia-of-wind-power-12282674

President Biden pushes offshore wind

as green energy alternative

Under Biden, will offshore wind finally drive major energy gains in the U.S.?

Time for Oregon to make best use of Federal Support

 

FACT SHEET: Biden Administration Jumpstarts Offshore Wind Energy Projects to Create Jobs

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/statements-releases/2021/03/29/fact-sheet-biden-administration-jumpstarts-offshore-wind-energy-projects-to-create-jobs/

Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians Resolution

 

CTCLUSI - 20-084 Supporting Offshore wind

Curry County Offshore Wind Resolution

 

Curry County OSW - Res 2020-04 Renewable Energy

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo Announces Efforts to Advance Offshore Wind Power Generation

 

https://www.commerce.gov/news/press-releases/2021/03/us-secretary-commerce-gina-m-raimondo-announces-efforts-advance

NOAA signs data-share agreement with offshore wind energy company

 

https://www.noaa.gov/media-release/noaa-signs-data-share-agreement-with-offshore-wind-energy-company

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