October 2, 2018

Offshore Wind Farms

Delmarva Fisheries Association members in Ocean City and other coastal areas have become very involved in the topic of Offshore Wind Power. DFA Board Member, Greg DiDomenico, is working closely with the Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA) to monitor developments at the federal and local levels.

Recent News

Maryland Offshore Wind Capital Expenditure Program – FY 2022


Big Offshore Wind Farms Win Maryland, Massachusetts Approval

Bloomberg, December 17th, 2021

State Greenlights Two Companies to Expand Offshore Wind Energy

Maryland Matters, December 17th, 2021

Why Its So Hard to Build Offshore Wind Power in the U.S.
Bloomberg Businessweek, October 1, 2019

President’s Windmill Hatred is a Worry for Booming Industry
AP News, September 30, 2019

Trump Aide Offers No Guidance on Vineyard Wind
CommonWealth, September 27, 2019

Interior Delays Finding on Large Offshore Wind Project
E&E News, August 9, 2019

Exclusive: First Big U.S. Offshore Wind Project Hits Snag Due to Fishing Industry Concerns
Reuters, July 29, 2019

NY Picks Bidders for Major Offshore Wind Projects
New Bedford Standard-Times, July 18, 2019

Fishermen Say Vineyard Wind’s Turbine Relocation Makes No Difference
South Coast Today, June 27, 2019

NOAA Scientist: Offshore Wind Projects Will Likely Affect Viability of Fishery Surveys
SeafoodSource, April 19, 2019

In Northeast, More Research Needed on Offshore Wind’s Impact on Fishing
Energy News Network, April 17, 2019

Bidding Bonanza! Trump Administration Smashes Record for Offshore Wind Auction with $405 Million in Winning Bids
U.S. Department of the Interior, December 14, 2019

Artificial Intelligence Tested to Reduce Offshore Wind Bird Deaths
Bloomberg Environment, October 31, 2018

Wind Turbines and Offshore Energy Development
FishNet USA, August 24, 2018

Fisheries Science Needs to Catch Up with Offshore Wind Power
National Fisherman, August 23, 2018

Ocean City Officials Strengthen Their Opposition to Proposed Wind Farms
Institute for Energy Research, August17, 2018

Why the Fishing Industry is Against Offshore Wind Farms Near Ocean City
Delmarva Now, July 20 2018

Offshore Wind Projects’ Impact on Fishing Grounds Discussed
The Dispatch, July 17, 2018

Deepwater Wind Outlines New Approach to Prevent Damage to Fishing Gear at its Offshore Wind Farms
Windpower Engineering & Development, July 13, 2018

Stantec to Lead Environmental Assessment fr Milestone Deepwater Wind Project
JWN Energy, June 4, 2018

Fishing Impact Study Sought on Offshore Wind Farm
The Dispatch, May 24, 2018

Fishing Industry Proposes “Reset” for Offshore Wind Energy
WorkBoat, April 12, 2018

Levelized Cost and Levelized Avoided Cost of New Generation Resources in the Annual Energy Outflow
U.S. Energy Information Administration, March 2018

Offshore Wind Farm Cape Wind Officially Comes to an End
Renewable Energy World, December 4, 2017

Mid-Atlantic Wildlife Studies: Distribution and Abundance of Wildlife Along the Eastern Seaboard 2012-2014
Biodiversity Research Institute, 2015

Large-Scale Offshore Wind Power in the United States – Assessment of Opportunities and Barriers
National Renewable Energy Laboratory, September 2010

Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Alternative Energy Development and Production and Alternate Use of Facilities on the Outer Continental Shelf
BOEM, October 2007