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The Emerging U.S. Offshore Wind Industry in a Post-COVID-19 World

within the next two to three years. The 800-megawatt Vineyard Wind 1 project in Massachusetts was initially scheduled to commence last year until federal regulators determined they needed more time to analyze environmental impacts before they would issue the necessary permit. Recently, the Department of Energy’s Bureau of Ocean Management has indicated it will issue its findings by December 2020, setting that project back at least a couple of years from their initial projections. Since the new analysis will require a consideration of the potential “cumulative” environmental impact

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Senator Mulls Offshore Wind Job Pact

.A PLA would ensure that newly created jobs in the offshore wind industry are good-paying and safe, and that jobs would be filled with a highly skilled local union workforce.Massachusetts has set a goal of procuring 1600 MW of offshore wind under a 2016 renewable energy law, and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources recently laid out a plan to solicit an additional 1,600 MW of offshore wind by 2024.The U.S. Energy Department found that the United States could install a total of 22,000 megawatts of offshore wind projects by 2030 and 86,000 MW by 2050, creating tens of thousands of jobs in coastal

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Maritime Schools Must Prep for Offshore Wind Jobs

The offshore wind industry in the United States is growing exponentially, with multiple projects in the development stages off of the Atlantic coast. The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and 43,000 by 2050. To support this growth, U.S. Department of Energy reports estimate over 40,000 new jobs will be created by 2030.The new jobs anticipated to support the offshore wind industry include a wide range of types, including engineers, trade workers, surveyors, scientists, technicians, managers, and seafarers. Wind turbine technician has been one

The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and 43,000 by 2050. To support this growth, U.S. Department of Energy reports estimate over 40,000 new jobs will be created by 2030. © Zacharias/AdobeStock

Prepare Now for 40,000 Offshore Wind Jobs

The offshore wind industry in the United States is growing exponentially, with multiple projects in the development stages off of the Atlantic coast. The total megawatt capacity of U.S. offshore wind farms is anticipated to reach 22,000 by 2030 and 43,000 by 2050. To support this growth, U.S. Department of Energy reports estimate over 40,000 new jobs will be created by 2030.The new jobs anticipated to support the offshore wind industry include a wide range of types, including engineers, trade workers, surveyors, scientists, technicians, managers, and seafarers. Wind turbine technician has been one

John Temple (Photo: HII)

Newport News Names Temple VP, Strategic Sourcing

and pricing. Five years ago, he earned the “Master Shipbuilder” designation, which celebrates shipbuilders who have worked 40 years of continuous service. He most recently served as vice president of contracts and supply chain management at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina, a Department of Energy site that Newport News Shipbuilding manages as part of a joint venture.   In his new position, Temple will be responsible for all sourcing and procurement functions in support of shipbuilding contracts and clients throughout the design, construction, overhaul and repair of naval vessels

Jennifer Boykin (Photo: HII)

Boykin Tapped as Next Newport News President

of nuclear engineering and refueling, and director of carrier refueling and overhaul construction. He also served as director and vice president for the next generation of aircraft carriers, the Gerald R. Ford class, and as vice president of all programs, including shipbuilding and repair, Department of Energy, and commercial energy. Mulherin graduated from Virginia Tech in 1981 with a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering.   “Matt has touched every product built by Newport News Shipbuilding during his very successful tenure,” Petters said. “He has been a part of

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Lempke to Lead Newport News’ Energy Programs

and operations for both government and industry. Most recently, he served as vice president of integrated strategic decision support for Systems, Planning and Analysis, Inc., in Alexandria. He has also held senior management positions with the National Nuclear Security Administration, the Department of Energy, the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program and the Department of the Navy. Lempke earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Arizona State University and a master’s degree in acquisition management from The George Washington University

Michael S. Smith (Photo: HII)

HII Names Smith VP, Strategy and Development

her retirement. Smith reports directly to HII President and CEO Mike Petters.   Smith joined HII in 2014 as corporate vice president, business growth. Most recently, he was responsible for executing the growth strategy in commercial and government nuclear markets, including work with the Department of Energy as well as commercial nuclear and environmental services.   He is a graduate of Stanford University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering and a master’s in engineering management. Before joining HII, Smith worked for BAE Systems, where he served

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Maes Joins Port of Rotterdam Supervisory Board

Utilities and EDF.   After mostly working in the food industry for the first twenty years of her career, over the past decade, the main focus of Maes’s activities has shifted towards the energy sector and climate change. Among other roles, Maes has served as delivery adviser to the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) in the U.K. and Senior Fellow of the Climate and Energy Programme of the trans-Atlantic think tank German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). She is also the founder and CEO of the energy and climate change consultancy Foresee (established 2007), as well as

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Alaska LNG Gets Conditional Approval to Export

  The Alaska LNG project marks another significant milestone with today’s announcement by the United States Department of Energy that it has conditionally authorized the Alaska LNG Project LLC to export liquefied natural gas to non-Free Trade Agreement countries. The application to export up to 20 million metric tons per year of liquefied natural gas from Alaska for a 30-year period was submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy last July. Authorization to export to nations with existing free trade agreements with the U.S. was previously received in November 2014. Today’s announceme

Ingalls employees leave the company gym on Singing River Island after placing their votes on a union contract extension

Ingalls Shipbuilding Union Inks Contract Extension

more than a century, HII's Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII also provides engineering and project management services expertise to the commercial energy industry, the Department of Energy and other government customers. Headquartered in Newport News, Va., HII employs approximately 39,000 people operating both domestically and internationally

 Glenn Morgan, vice president of nuclear materials operations for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS). HII photo

Morgan Promoted to VP for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions

Glenn Morgan has been promoted to vice president of nuclear materials operations for Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, a joint partnership between Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding division, Fluor Corp. and Honeywell that manages operations of the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in Aiken, S.C. Morgan previously served as director of reactor services engineering at Newport News Shipbuilding. In his new position, he is responsible for nuclear materials operations for the Savannah River Nuclear Solutions' management and operations contract, including

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NNS Supports SCA Welding Education Program

style and use it with their students. With Newport News' influence, the students will develop the skills necessary for welding in the manufacturing industry. Newport News opened a field office in Aiken, S.C., in January as part of its continuing efforts to expand the company's business in the Department of Energy and commercial energy markets. The office focuses on marketing professional services to the Savannah River Site as well as the regional commercial nuclear industry and is capable of providing any skill-set necessary to design, plan, construct and test large, complex nuclear projects. Jill

Ingalls Shipbuilding Authenticates Keel of Amphibious Assault Ship Tripoli (LHA 7)

Ingalls Authenticates Keel of Amphibious Assault Ship

shipbuilder at its Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding divisions. Employing more than 39,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, HII also provides a wide variety of products and services to the commercial energy industry and other government customers, including the Department of Energy. Huntington Ingalls Industrie

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