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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.

Marshaling port success on the East coast. A model for Oregon's South Coast?

Six world-leading offshore wind developers and wind turbine manufacturers have submitted a total of 16 offers in the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s (NJEDA) sublease solicitation for the New Jersey Wind Port.

Good for Business, Good for the Environment

ABC's "Good Morning America" takes a deeper look into what wind turbines could mean for the U.S. economy.

OREGON: Making Sure Wind Turbines and Whales Won’t Mix

Oregon State University’s Marine Mammal Institute has been awarded a $2 million grant to collect data about distribution and density of marine mammals and seabirds that will be used to inform decisions about offshore wind energy development.

Evaluating the Grid Impact of Oregon Offshore Wind

Offshore wind generation could be on the cusp of becoming a major contributor to the electricity system in the United States over the next decade. This is due to both expected system cost reductions and a combination of recent state and federal policy goals.

US to auction offshore leases from Maine to Oregon

“Our path forward will help achieve the first ever national offshore wind goal to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind by 2030, which would create nearly 80,000 jobs.”

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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