US OFFSHORE WIND (OSW): Total 34 Projects and 28 GW in Development Pipeline
- Feb 25, 2021 12:40 am GMT
THE STATUS OF US OFFSHORE WIND PROJECTS and their implication on OSW industry is presented here. There are 34 projects with nameplate capacity of about 28 GW, that are currently in the development pipeline at different level of maturity (categories or phases). We will look at a classification system for the offshore project pipeline and provide the latest status of the US offshore wind projects based on this classification system. We will then briefly discuss the implications of this pipeline of projects.
There are several classification systems in public domain, broadly they classify projects in phases; with growing data availability and technical and commercial maturity as project moves along these phase. The classification presented below is from by NREL1, and has following phases:
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