Webinar & Events - Offshore Wind – OWAP

State Leadership in Clean Energy: NYSERDA’s Offshore Wind Program

August 4, 2020

NYSERDA’s Offshore Wind Program is developing offshore wind in the most responsible and cost-effective way possible and bringing clean, locally produced power where the burdens of climate change are highest.

The Offshore Wind R&D Consortium: Roadmap, Research Priorities, and the Open Solicitation

May 9, 2019

Learn about the Offshore Wind R&D Consortium, a jointly funded US DOE and NYSERDA R&D partnership whose membership includes major project developers, technical consultants, national labs, and four states to accelerate the development and innovation of the US offshore wind industry by removing or reducing technological and supply chain barriers.

Offshore Wind Transmission: Lessons from Germany and Regulatory Considerations for OSW Transmission in the U.S.

September 6, 2018

Wilfried Breuer, Managing Director at TenneT, discussed Germany’s offshore transmission experience. Mark Kalpin, Partner at Holland & Knight LLP, discussed potential ownership structures & mechanisms for developing OSW transmission in the US, mechanisms for cost recovery, risk management, and the RTO interconnection process.

Building Markets: Energy Storage in Massachusetts and Offshore Wind in Rhode Island

August 9, 2018

This webinar highlighted two winning programs from CESA’s 2018 State Leadership in Clean Energy Awards: Massachusetts’ Advancing Commonwealth Energy Storage (ACES) Program, and Rhode Island’s Block Island Offshore Wind Farm.

The Market Value of Offshore Wind on the U.S. East Coast

May 4, 2018

A new study by Berkeley Lab finds that the market value of offshore wind varies significantly along the U.S. East Coast, depending on the time-varying wind resource profile at a given site, as well as local pricing and market rules within the regional power market.

U.S. Job Creation in Offshore Wind

December 7, 2017

A new report quantifies the job impacts of offshore wind development off the U.S. Northeast from Maine to Maryland. In this webinar, report author Alun Roberts from BVG Associates discussed the study’s methodology and detailed findings.

Opportunities and Barriers Shaping the Offshore Wind Market in the Northeastern U.S.

November 20, 2017

In this webinar, representatives from a multi-state collaborative will discuss their new report on opportunities and barriers shaping the Northeast offshore wind market, and the model they used to develop two regional deployment trajectories for offshore wind generation by 2030.

The Case for Building a U.S. Offshore Wind Vessel + Other Opportunities for the U.S. O&G Sector in Offshore Wind

June 6, 2017

In this webinar, Renewable Energy World chief editor Jennifer Runyon highlighted some of the new commercial opportunities for the O&G sector, including shipbuilding, substructures, and a strong national supply-chain and workforce. Brian Cheater from GustoMSC discussed the vessel study commissioned by the Northeast Multi-State Offshore Wind group.

Federal Marine Spatial Planning: West Coast Update

February 2, 2017

In this webinar, panelists discussed the West Coast Regional Planning Body’s efforts to prepare a marine spatial plan to guide offshore renewable energy development in the region.

Northeast Ocean Planning and Offshore Wind

October 20, 2016

This webinar, hosted by Clean Energy Group for the Northeast Wind Resource Center, highlights the Northeast Ocean Plan and Rhode Island’s Ocean Special Area Management Plan and the public processes leading to comprehensive ocean management regulations that protect ocean resources and activities.