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Developers Plan Wind Farms Off Jersey as Christie Era Ends

From Bloomberg After years of being sidelined by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, wind farm developers are dusting off plans for massive offshore turbines that may someday generate more electricity than a nuclear reactor. Christie, a Republican whose term ends in January, effectively blocked wind farms off his state’s coast by never fully implementing a […]

Momentum seen for US offshore wind

From RTO Insider WASHINGTON — Even as the Trump administration has rejected the Paris Agreement and works to boost coal-fired generation, optimism has been building on the East Coast for the offshore wind industry. President Thomas Brostrøm credited state renewable portfolio standards and carbon reduction goals for creating demand. And he said the shallow waters […]

New Bedford makes its pitch to impress, attract Amazon

From SouthCoastToday.com NEW BEDFORD — Calling New Bedford “a city unlike any other” with its proud past and bright future, officials submitted a 40-page proposal to Amazon, as the e-commerce giant seeks a location to construct a second world headquarters. While the state included New Bedford as one of 26 Massachusetts communities in its formal […]

Deepwater Wind pledges to use Port of New Bedford

From SouthCoastToday.com NEW BEDFORD — Deepwater Wind announced Friday that it would establish long-term operations in New Bedford for one of its proposed offshore wind projects, Revolution Wind, if the project wins a state contract. At a press conference on the New Bedford waterfront, Matthew Morrissey, a Deepwater vice president, said the company would also […]

Revolution Wind project would be based in New Bedford

The Port of New Bedford would be the hub for a 24-turbine, 144-MW offshore wind project if Deepwater Wind wins a state bid early next year to supply renewable energy to Massachusetts utilities, the company announced Friday. Deepwater Wind Vice President Matt Morrissey announced plans for the company’s Revolution Wind project during a press conference […]

Virginia And London Companies Link Up For U.S. Offshore Wind

From North American Windpower London-based BVG Associates (BVGA) and Virginia-based Renewable Energy Resources International have announced a new partnership dedicated to advancing U.S. offshore wind. Andy Geissbuehler, managing partner with Renewable Energy Resources International, has been selected to lead BVGA’s U.S. offshore wind business. Geissbuehler has held executive positions with global companies such as ABB, […]