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Offshore Wind


Global Offshore Wind Capacity Slated to Multiply Eight-Fold by 2030

Offshore wind capacity is slated to surge to more than 234 GW by 2030—a remarkable boost when compared to the current 29.1 GW that was installed worldwide at the end…



Trump’s Drilling Ban Also Blocks Offshore Wind

President Trump’s action to ban oil and gas drilling off the East Coast and through much of the Gulf of Mexico also eliminates leases for offshore wind farms, according to…


BP Buying $1.1 Billion Stake in U.S. Offshore Wind

The move by major oil and gas exploration companies into renewable energy has taken another significant step, as BP announced a $1.1 billion deal to buy the U.S. offshore wind…


New Jersey Opens Solicitation to Triple Offshore Wind Commitment, Outlines Pathway to 7.5 GW by 2035

New Jersey on Sept. 9 opened a second state offshore wind solicitation that could triple its committed capacity from 1.1 GW to 3.5 GW. The state this week also laid…


Oil and Gas Field Operations Increasingly Reliant on Renewable Power

More oil and gas companies are ditching diesel and natural gas generation for renewables to power field operations, a new study from IHS Markit suggests. The market research company said…


Real-Time Wind Turbine Monitoring: Data Challenges, and Rewards

With the advantages of clean, renewable energy, wind power has become one of the fastest-growing energy sources and one of the most economical solutions for electricity generation. There are already…