Gov. Cuomo announces largest procurement of offshore wind power in US history

The projects selected today are expected to begin offshore construction in late 2022 and be completed by 2024.

Stainless steel lends long life to Merkur wind farm structure

With offshore wind farms like Merkur expected to generate energy over an operating life of 25 years, operation and maintenance typically accounts for 15-25 percent of their total lifecycle cost.

US wind power grew 8 percent in 2018 amid record demand

Annual market report shows a healthy wind industry delivered record US jobs, $1 billion in rural community and state payments last year

EDF Renewables and Shell Invest in New Jersey Offshore Wind

"As the costs of offshore wind are declining, the U.S. offshore wind industry is quickly advancing with strong Federal and State support. The industry is well-positioned to meaningfully contribute to the New York and New Jersey economies through employment and supply chain

Wind farms and reducing hurricane precipitation

Via ScienceDaily: New research reveals an unexpected benefit of large-scale offshore wind farms: the ability to lessen precipitation from hurricanes.

Record wind farm construction underway at close of second quarter

U.S. wind farms surpass 90 GW with strong demand from Fortune 500 brands and utilities

GE Announces Haliade-X, the World's Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine

Featuring a 12 MW direct drive generator and an industry leading gross capacity factor of 63 percent, the Haliade-X will produce 45 percent more energy than any other offshore turbine available today.

Denmark Positions Itself as the Flag Bearer for Wind Power

Peter Levring for Bloomberg Technology: Denmark obtained 43.4 percent of its electricity from wind last year, beating its own record. The governments goal is to derive 50 percent of the countrys entire energy consumption from renewables by 2030.

World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm Could Send Power to Five Countries

Lorraine Chow for EcoWatch: The vision is so massive that the developers will have to construct a 2.3-square-mile artificial island in the North Sea to support the 10,000-turbine complex.

Kennedys, Kochs help kill planned wind farm off Cape Cod

Fox News: A plan to build scores of offshore, electricity-generating windmills within eyesight of the Kennedy compound and numerous other tony properties in one of Americas wealthiest, and most scenic areas, is officially dead in the water.

Industrializing Offshore Wind Energy Development

University of Delaware: UD-led research team determines that constructing offshore wind turbines in port is the most cost effective method

Offshore wind farms have powerful advantage over land-based turbines, study finds

Eli Kintisch for Science: Floating wind turbines at sea could create up to three times as much electricity as turbines on land, increasing the energy potential for a technology that has yet to be proven at scale.

Offshore Wind Farms Give New Possibilities to Renewable Energy

The United States has enough offshore wind resources to generate twice the amount of electricity used by the current population, or nearly 2,000 gigawatts annually.

World's First Offshore Wind Facility Completely Dismantled

DONG Energy: Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm near Lolland in the south east of Denmark was constructed in 1991 as a demonstration project which was to prove whether it was possible to generate green power offshore.

World's first floating wind farm emerges off coast of Scotland

Roger Harrabin BBC environment analyst, Norway: The revolutionary technology will allow wind power to be harvested in waters too deep for the current conventional bottom-standing turbines.

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