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Offshore wind power generation has been on a rise worldwide ever since DONG Energy erected the first offshore wind farm in Vindeby, Demark in 1991. When the US Energy Policy Act of 2005 established an offshore leasing process, directed by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, it appeared that offshore wind would shortly take off within the US. Fast forward ten years later, and there still is not an operational, commercial-scale offshore wind facility in the US.

In this Spark – Energy Insight US Offshore Wind Finally Poised for Take Off, FTI Intelligence looks at the future landscape for offshore wind in the US through the lens of technological and policy trends.

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