Officials along North Carolina’s southern coast say the federal government has yet to address their concerns over the distance of proposed offshore wind turbines.
BOEM is taking public comment until Sept. 12 on a possible lease sale for the offshore Wilmington East Wind Energy Area.
The Brunswick County Board of Commissioners is expected Monday to consider a resolution opposing offshore wind turbines less than 24 miles from shore, taking its cue from oceanfront towns.
A 30-day public comment period has begun and meetings are set for the proposed Kitty Hawk offshore wind project, what could be the first to operate off the N.C. coast.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s Carolina Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force will meet July 21 via Zoom to discuss wind energy off the coast of the Carolinas.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Army Corps of Engineers are partnering to increase renewable energy production and help meet the Biden administration’s commitment to offshore wind.
Gov. Roy Cooper signed an executive order Wednesday setting goals and actions to develop offshore wind power as part of a transition to a clean energy economy.
Carteret County’s economic development director has a plan to develop Radio Island as a staging or fabrication area for offshore wind energy equipment.
A new poll from a wind energy industry advocacy group indicates that North Carolina voters show broad public support for offshore wind and transitioning to 100% clean energy sources.
Dominion Energy announced Friday the successful instillation of the two-turbine, 12-megawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind pilot project 27 miles off Virginia Beach, Virginia.
Dominion Energy says it’s moving on a plan to build in federal waters off Virginia Beach the largest offshore wind development in the country.
More than half of respondents in a poll conducted on behalf of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce say offshore drilling is too risky and 63% say wind energy is too heavily regulated.
Avangrid Renewables will study the seabed and sub-surface conditions using high-resolution geophysical surveys of the Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Lease Area about 24 miles off the North Carolina and Virginia coasts.
A new 10-year memorandum of understanding paves the way for federal agencies and an organization representing fishing interests to collaborate on offshore wind energy development.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has extended the public comment deadline from May 21 to July 5 for its proposed plan for Atlantic offshore wind energy leasing.
Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced Tuesday that the Department of Energy will provide $18.5 million for offshore wind research, specific to the United States, with the goal to reduce the cost.