Visit windpowermonthlyevents.com for the latest on our upcoming conferences and webcasts

United States

United States

US identifies four offshore wind zones

UNITED STATES: The US government has identified four areas in the mid-Atlantic for offshore wind projects.

The 'Wind Energy Areas' are on the outer continental shelf off the coast of Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia.

In March, the Department of the Interior will identify further offshore development areas off of other North Atlantic states including Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

A similar process will take place for the southern Atlantic coast in the spring.

The areas were unveiled by interior secretary Ken Salazar and energy secretary Steven Chu as part of a strategic plan to accelerate the development of offshore energy.

This included a $50.5 million funding for offshore research and development.

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus
Only [DAYS_LEFT] days Subscribe Now

Left of your Windpower Monthly free trial

Your free trial Subscribe Now

to Windpower Monthly has expired

Windpower Monthly Events

Search more than 4,500 companies in the Windpower Directory

Latest Jobs