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Delaware’s latest exploration of how or whether to invest in offshore wind power is going to take a little longer than expected.

A working group set up by Governor John Carney to look into the issue said its discussions will extend well into this year, and that it would likely deliver a report to the Governor by this spring.

Katie Peikes / Delaware Public Media

Members of the public spoke for and against renewable offshore wind Monday night at a workshop in Odessa.

 

 

The input will guide officials as they look into offshore wind and how it might affect the First State.

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University of Delaware researchers are offering new insight into constructing offshore wind farms, while officials take a second look at constructing an offshore wind farm in the state.


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A working group set up by Gov. John Carney began fast-track talks on whether an offshore wind farm would improve Delaware’s environment and economy without exposing electric ratepayers or tax payers to excessive costs.


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State officials are studying the possibility of renewing efforts to bring an offshore wind farm to Delaware’s coast. One issue sure to be raised is how bringing one in could affect the beach economy. 


Sarah Mueller

Delaware is taking another shot at developing wind energy off its coast.


Delaware loses offshore wind farms to Maryland

May 23, 2017
Delaware Public Media

The entirety of Delaware’s designated offshore wind capacity is poised to power Maryland homes instead, despite last-minute objections from state and federal officials.

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One Delaware state lawmaker is not giving up on his goal to make offshore wind farms a reality along the coast of Delaware.

 

State Rep. John Kowalko (D-Newark) has just returned from a trip to the United Kingdom, where he learned how that country became the world leader in wind energy.

 

 

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Research from the University of Delaware reveals offshore wind in the northeast is more powerful and more turbulent than initially anticipated. The findings were published in the Journal of Geophysical Research.

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A new study released by University of Delaware this week says that the cost of building offshore wind energy projects off the East Coast could drop substantially over the next 10 years.

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