Tag: offshore wind farms

Norwegian government launches first tenders for offshore wind power

The Norwegian government has opened the first national bids for the construction of offshore wind farms. The government is asking for bids for two areas on the Norwegian continental shelf, Srlige Nordsj II and Utsira Nord. The first tenders mark a huge step towards Norway’s ambition to produce 30 GW of offshore wind by 2040.

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East Coast States To Drive Near-Term US Offshore Wind Development

Activity in the US offshore wind industry to remain concentrated on the eastern seaboard in the near-term with the first utility-scale projects scheduled for completion in 2023. Newly announced lease areas from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management present growth opportunities on the west coast toward the end of the forecast period, particularly for the floating wind technology segment. In the Gulf of Mexico, BOEM is seeking comments on two potential wind areas off the coast of Texas and Louisiana.

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