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Offshore Wind


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…


Vineyard Wind Step Closer to Construction

The federal agency in charge of U.S. offshore energy management said it has completed the final environmental analysis for a proposed 800-MW offshore wind project, paving the way for the…


Bolting Tools Important for Operation, Maintenance of Wind Turbines

There is a trend churning in the wind power industry; it involves upgrading wind turbines with newer, more powerful generation systems. Thanks to higher-capacity turbines and more efficient components, repowered…