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Construction to begin soon on new US offshore wind farm

Construction will soon begin on the second commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project to gain approval in the United States, the developers said. The U.S. Department of the Inte...

Business Highlights: Wall Street rallies, consumer prices up

___ Markets 2021: Stocks soar, IPOs explode, crypto goes wild Wall Street delivered another strong year in 2021, as a spike in consumer demand fueled by the reopeni...

Buttigieg doles out $241M to US ports to boost supply chain

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is awarding more than $241 million in grants to bolster U.S ports, part of the Biden administration's near-term plan to address America's clog...

Taiwan’s DFO buys second cable laying ship for offshore energy projects

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Dong Fang Offshore (DFO) has bought a second cable laying vessel, which is a milestone for the indigenous offshore energy sector, reports said Wednesday (De...

Energy secretary: Offshore wind brings 'gust' of job growth

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Thursday that the administration's goal for offshore wind and the projects being developed now represent a “gust of job growth thro...

Interior Department approves 2nd large US offshore wind farm

The Biden administration approved an offshore wind farm off the coasts of Rhode Island and New York on Wednesday as part of a plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030. ...

Groups join to support New Jersey offshore wind power

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A coalition of environmental and faith-based groups in New Jersey began an effort to drum up support for offshore wind projects on Thursday, particularly in coastal towns wh...

British Chamber of Commerce Taipei praises gender equality in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The British Chamber of Commerce in Taipei (BCCT) held a “Women in the Taiwan Offshore Wind Industry Forum” on Wednesday (Oct. 20), during which the organizatio...

Report: Offshore wind supply chain worth $109B over 10 years

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A group studying the economics of offshore wind energy in the U.S. says building and operating the nascent industry will be worth $109 billion to businesses in its supply ch...

They're not blown away by NJ's offshore wind power plans

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is moving aggressively to become the leader in the fast-growing offshore wind energy industry on the East Coast, but not everyone is blown away by those ambitious pl...

$250M facility to help NJ lead offshore wind power industry

New Jersey is doubling down on its drive to dominate the offshore wind energy supply chain in the U.S., adding a $250 million facility to build the huge poles supporting wind turbines to a second plan...

State commits to wind energy for 3.2M, eyes onshore sites

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey formally committed itself Wednesday to using offshore wind energy to power 3.2 million homes and will study the best ways to get that electricity from ocean turbi...

Developer to open hub to grow U.S. offshore wind industry

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An offshore wind developer is opening a hub in Providence that its executives hope will help accelerate the takeoff of the industry in the United States. Ørst...

Dominion Energy plans 220 turbine offshore wind project

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Dominion Energy announced plans Thursday to seek approval to build what it says would be the largest offshore wind project in the United States off the Virginia coast. ...

Siemens Gamesa breaks ground on nacelle factory in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Siemens Gamesa broke ground on its nacelle assembly factory at the Port of Taichung on Monday (Sept. 16). The nacelle assembly facility by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Ener...