Federal regulators are asking for public comment on a draft supplemental environmental assessment related to proposed wind energy leasing options off the coast of North Carolina.
Duke to study offshore wind energy’s effects on marine life
With a recently announced $7.5 million federal grant, Duke University is leading a research project to better understand how offshore wind development can affect marine species.
Carolina Long Bay offshore wind lease sale announced
The Interior Department announced Thursday a proposed lease sale for offshore wind development off North Carolina and South Carolina.
Firm to build nation’s first offshore turbine blade facility
A company plans to build the nation’s first offshore wind turbine blade facility at the Portsmouth, Virginia, Marine Terminal.
Offshore wind in NC is focus of new coalition
North Carolina environmental organizations are looking at offshore wind technology.
Brunswick officials’ worries over offshore wind unresolved
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 seeks comment on more NC, SC wind leasing options
BOEM is taking public comment until Sept. 12 on a possible lease sale for the offshore Wilmington East Wind Energy Area.
Brunswick board to stake out position on offshore turbines
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.
Review, public meetings set for Kitty Hawk wind project
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.
BOEM Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force to meet
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.
BOEM, Corps to work together on offshore wind goals
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.
Cooper signs order setting goals for offshore wind power
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.
Morehead City Hears Offshore Wind Energy Pitch
Carteret County’s economic development director has a plan to develop Radio Island as a staging or fabrication area for offshore wind energy equipment.
Most NC Voters Support Wind Energy: Poll
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.
Va. Beach Offshore Wind Project Installed
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 Announces Offshore Wind Project
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.