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Stackable Floating Wind Foundation Gets ABS Nod

The D-Floater is a three-column, semi-submersible unit with a Delta-shaped pontoon configuration that allows the stacking of foundations inside each other, facilitating transport of at least five completed foundations on a single, heavy lift transport vessel and efficient storage in the marshalling port.

There’s nothing clean about offshore wind development unless California tribes are involved

Officials from California’s largest tribe are concerned about the lack of engagement so far by offshore wind companies, reviving worries over the historic extraction of resources without their involvement.

Interior Department Takes Steps to Strengthen Offshore Clean Energy Development

Proposed regulations will streamline and improve processes for offshore wind initiatives

Biden-Harris Administration Announces Winners of California Offshore Wind Energy Auction

First offshore wind lease sale in the Pacific results in over $757 million in winning bids for five lease areas, which have the potential to power over 1.5 million homes

New US Floating Offshore Wind Auction Caps Run Of Bad News For Fossil Energy

US floating offshore wind industry peels self off wall, aims for 4.5 gigawatts in capacity off California coast.

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.

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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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