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4000 GW of untapped US offshore wind energy has become realized as major offshore wind developers and oil giants take to the U.S coastline to develop utility-scale windfarms. This paper is essential reading for wind farm developers, EPC’s, Vessel Contractors or any company supplying or transitioning into the offshore wind sector (including oil and gas services). It contains key stats and facts, state-by-state development plans, details of offshore wind development areas, lease auctions and more.
Siemens Wind Power has announced that it will provide a complete offshore wind power plant solution, including foundations, for EnBW’s Hohe See offshore wind project, off the German coast.
Siemens Wind Power has installed the latest version of its offshore direct drive wind turbine at the national test centre in Østerild, Denmark.
The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has approved plans for the construction of America’s largest offshore wind farm, and the first offshore wind farm in New York, USA.