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Offshore Wind


Offshore Milestone as Feds Back Vineyard Wind Project

The first large-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S. has received the go-ahead from the federal government, with industry insiders saying the milestone decision is likely to spur more rapid…



Chevron Joins Growing List of Oil and Gas Companies Investing in Offshore Wind

Ocergy Inc., a company developing a couple of new offshore wind energy solutions, announced last week that Chevron Technology Ventures and Moreld Ocean Wind (MOW) were investing in its Series…


Oil and Gas Majors Focus on Renewable Energy, Hydrogen, and Carbon Capture

Although you’d be hard-pressed to find an expert who believes oil and gas companies will abandon exploration and production operations anytime soon, several oil and gas majors are expanding their…


Biden Administration Sets National 30-GW Offshore Wind Target

The Biden administration on March 29 laid out a spate of measures to deploy 30 GW of offshore wind in the U.S. by 2030, an ambitious target that will require…


Report Touts Huge Potential of Offshore Wind

Researchers who study the U.S. offshore wind industry have issued a new report that says the sector could potentially meet 90% of the nation's electricity demand by 2050. The key…


Are 1-in-10-Year Events Really 1-in-10-Year Events Anymore?

When evaluating resource adequacy requirements, many power companies and grid operators have used a methodology that originated more than 70 years ago. This probabilistic reliability approach has generally performed adequately…