European companies, including some oil majors, have made inroads into the emerging U.S. offshore wind market, as shown by the following list of companies awarded seabed leases so far. European companies are in italics.
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A project aimed at developing offshore wind power has been given a £1.5 million funding boost from ministers. The Scottish Government has confirmed it is investing in the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme – which brings together developers in a bid to make offshore wind a more affordable source of power. Last year ministers provided the same amount of funding towards the project. Energy minister Paul Wheelhouse announced the latest cash award during a visit to Burntisland Fabrication’s (BiFab) yard in Methil, Fife, where work is being done in conjunction with the OWA.
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