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Amgreement for Maryland’s First Offshore Wind Steel Fabrication Plant

The Maritime Executive 16 Oct 2021
Construction will begin this month on Maryland’s first offshore wind steel fabrication center with Denmark’s Ørsted agreeing to make a financial investment with Crystal Steel Fabricators in Federalsburg, Maryland ... Skipjack Wind 1 is a 120-megawatt offshore wind project under development 20 miles off the Maryland-Delaware coast.
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Fishing industry worries Biden offshore wind effort will cost jobs

The Hill 15 Oct 2021
In fact, it filed a lawsuit opposing the Biden administration’s May approval of the first commercial-scale offshore wind project, saying in a statement at the time that “well-being, and community structures have been systematically marginalized in the permitting process.”.
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The US Government Plans to Transform Its Coastlines Into Colossal Offshore Wind Farms

Interesting Engineering 15 Oct 2021
The world's biggest superpower is pushing for offshore wind power ... But this announcement came months after the White House gave executive approval of the country's first major commercial offshore wind farm near the coast of Martha's Vineyard, in Massachusetts ... offshore wind power.
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Biden plans to expand offshore wind turbines to US coasts

Business Ghana 15 Oct 2021
The Biden administration has unveiled plans to expand offshore wind energy in a move that could see turbines built along much of the US coastline ... Commercial fishing companies have argued such offshore wind projects would make it difficult to harvest valuable seafood species, like lobsters.
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New wind farms would dot U.S. coastlines under Biden plan

SiliconValley.com 15 Oct 2021
Commercial fishing businesses have said planned offshore wind projects off the East Coast would make it difficult to harvest valuable seafood species such as scallops and lobsters ... in commercial fish and marine invertebrate populations at an offshore wind site on the East Coast.
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White House Unveils Plans for Future Offshore Wind Farms

Treehugger 15 Oct 2021
The White House in May approved its first COP for a commercial offshore wind farm, the 800-megawatt Vineyard Wind, which will be built about 15 miles off the coast of Nantucket, Massachusetts ... "Biden Administration Jumpstarts Offshore Wind Energy Projects to Create Jobs." WH.GOV, 2021.
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U.S. Planning Offshore Wind Farms From Maine to California

Long Island Press 15 Oct 2021
Thus far most offshore wind leases have been issued for waters off the coast of Northeastern states ... BOEM aims to review at least 16 offshore wind project plans by 2025. That build-out would be extremely quick for a nation that only permitted its first commercial-scale offshore wind farm this year.
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Offshore wind revolution to create 77,000 jobs in climate change fight

People's World 15 Oct 2021
A plan rolled out by Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland would see the construction of seven major offshore wind farms along the West and East Coasts and the Gulf of Mexico ... It is part of a Biden goal of developing the capacity to generate 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030—enough to power 10 million homes.
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Vestas to erect 15-MW offshore turbine prototype in Denmark in H2 2022

Renewables Now 15 Oct 2021
This summer, China’s MingYang Smart Energy Group (SHA.601615) unveiled a 16-MW hybrid-drive offshore wind turbine, slated to enter commercial production in 2024 ... Production of the 115.5-m prototype blades will start later this year at Vestas’ offshore blade factory in Nakskov.
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GNPC acquires Commercial Interest of 7% in Jubilee, TEN fields from Occidental Petroleum

Ghana Web 15 Oct 2021
Government through the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has revealed it has acquired a 7 percent Commercial Interest (CI) on two of the country’s offshore oil blocks from Occidental Petroleum ... Meanwhile, the 7 percent Commercial Interest acquisition is expected to ...
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Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — Biden administration breaks down climate finance roadmap

The Hill 15 Oct 2021
Fishing industry worries Biden offshore wind effort will cost jobs. The Biden administration’s push to expand offshore wind development is pitting advocates for commercial fishing against the renewable energy industry ... climate benefits that will come from expanded offshore wind.
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US plans wind farms along nearly its entire coastline

Straits Times 14 Oct 2021
The announcement came months after the Biden administration approved the US' first commercial offshore wind farm off the coast of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts, and began reviewing a dozen other potential offshore wind projects along the East Coast.
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Biden Plans Wind Farms Along Entire U.S. Coastline

Democratic Underground 14 Oct 2021
“The announcement came months after the Biden administration approved the nation’s first commercial offshore wind farm off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts and began reviewing a dozen other potential ...
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White House Announces Plans For Massive Expansion Of Offshore Wind Farms

Yahoo Daily News 14 Oct 2021
The newspaper adds that offshore wind projects have also been ... The Biden administration only approved the nation’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in May — the Vineyard Wind project, which lies about 12 nautical miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.
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Biden administration plans wind farms along nearly the entire US coastline

Straits Times 14 Oct 2021
... offshore turbines ... The announcement came months after the Biden administration approved the nation's first commercial offshore wind farm off the coast of Martha's Vineyard in Massachusetts and began reviewing a dozen other potential offshore wind projects along the East Coast.
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