Energy Department Announces New U.S. Offshore Wind Projects Investments

Dec. 12, 2012

On December 12, U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced seven offshore wind awards for projects in Maine, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia. As part of the Energy Department's broader efforts to launch an offshore wind industry in the United States, these engineering, design, and deployment projects will support innovative offshore installations in state and federal waters for commercial operation by 2017.

—Julie Jones