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US Offshore Wind

Major U.S. Offshore Wind Project Gets $600 Million Loan

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — The board of a Danish export credit agency has approved a $600 million loan to the Cape Wind offshore energy project, the project's pr...

Major Offshore Wind Project Faces Funding Deadline

AP | By JAY LINDSAY | Posted 01.30.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — As it seeks investors, a project off the Massachusetts coast that aims to be the nation's first offshore wind farm must reach fast-app...

Offshore Wind and Japan: Will the U.S. Win or Lose This Technology Race?

Lewis Milford | Posted 12.21.2013 | Green
Lewis Milford

Other countries are taking offshore wind development far more seriously than the U.S. It's not too late, but the U.S. needs to up its game to see offshore wind as a scalable, commercial sector.

State's Wind Energy Goal Could Face Setback

Cape Cod Times, Hyannis, Mass. | Patrick Cassidy | Posted 01.14.2013 | Green

BOSTON -- A vast expanse of ocean south of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket could be leased for offshore wind energy by the end of 2013, according to a...

U.S. Approves Lease For Delaware Wind Project

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2012 | Green

By Scott DiSavino Oct 24 (Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Interior (DOI) granted a lease for an offshore wind farm off the coast of Delaware ...

Will U.S. See Offshore Wind By 2014?

Posted 10.06.2012 | Green

From Earth Techling's Pete Danko: While Cape Wind in Massachusetts -- still at least two years from beginning ocean construction -- can surely clai...

What's Holding Back South Carolina's Offshore Wind Development?

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 11.13.2012 | Green

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Developing wind energy is important to South Carolina's economy and environment even though lower natural gas prices and the...

Another Step Toward U.S.'s First Offshore Wind Farm

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BOSTON — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted a long-sought permit to the nation's first offshore wind farm, moving it a step closer to ...

Feds Eyeing More Wind Farms Off MA Coast

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BOSTON — The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Tuesday began seeking proposals from developers that want to build commercial wind far...