Details on NY Bight Offshore Wind Leasing

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the proposed sale notice (PSN) for offshore wind development in federal waters in the New York Bight.  The PSN provides detailed information concerning the areas available for leasing, the proposed lease provisions and conditions, auction details (e.g., criteria for evaluating competing bids and award procedures), and lease execution. BOEMContinue reading “Details on NY Bight Offshore Wind Leasing”

Proposed Offshore Wind Development Sale in NY Bight

In support of the Biden-Harris Administration’s goal of installing 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030, the U.S. Department of the Interior has announced a proposed sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight, an area of shallow waters between Long Island and the New Jersey coast.Continue reading “Proposed Offshore Wind Development Sale in NY Bight”

Wireless Charging for Electric Vessels

Expert support from Marine-i is helping Perpetual Research Consultancy develop a wireless charging system for electric vessels. Partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i aims to help the marine technology sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow by harnessing the full potential of research and innovation. “Wireless charging is already employedContinue reading “Wireless Charging for Electric Vessels”

Floating Offshore Wind Tech Development

Expert support from Marine-i is helping 3D printing specialist J-Supplied to develop large-scale technology to produce bespoke parts for the floating offshore wind industry, such as custom-designed turbine blades. Partly funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-iaims to help the marine tech sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly grow through research andContinue reading “Floating Offshore Wind Tech Development”

Citizen Science with New Ocean Alert Mobile App

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released Ocean Alert, a new mobile data collection app for marine megafauna sightings. Collected data will help BOEM plan offshore energy and mineral development in ways that lessen the potential impacts to species such as sea turtles, sharks and whales and their habitats. BOEM developed theContinue reading “Citizen Science with New Ocean Alert Mobile App”