Track the crucial data on new US OW projects
and how they are moving forward
Reuters Events has created a new online utility to assist industry professionals keep tabs on the vital stages of development of US wind projects.
US Offshore Wind Project Pipeline Key Stats and Facts
- 19 commercial offshore wind projects pushing towards grid-connection in the US.
- 15 projects currently sit within the prec-onstruction planning stage with the potential to collectively generate >9.3GW of electricity.
- 10 out of 14 pre-construction projects have secured an off-taker agreement (Power Purchase Agreement or Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate - OREC). NB Procurement obligations cannot be met without the necessary federal and state approvals.
- 3 out of 14 pre-construction projects have had their Construction & Operations Plans (COP) approved by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. COP approval is the permitting mechanism required before construction can commence.
What the Reuters Events Project Pipeline Covers
The structure follows projects from the planning stage to permitting and site assessment to construction and operation, flagging products, services, local content opportunities and job roles which will be needed at each stage.
Navigating Federal and State Authorization Milestones
This section assists users to understand the complex interplay of Federal and State legislation and its effect on project progression.
It has a handy Permitting Checklist to see at a glance how a project is progressing.
Regularly updated information includes:
Projects, Policy and Infrastructure Tracker Project Updates in 2019/2020
OSW policy developments in 2019/2020
OSW infrastructure investments in 2019/2020
Supply & Service Contract Updates in 2019/2020
Why You Need the Project Pipeline
Reuters Events US OW Project Pipeline is the essential and comprehensive tool to ensure that the details on the progression of this new sector of the offshore wind market are readily at your fingertips, saving you time and energy locating vital information.
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