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Offshore Wind Insider is a podcast hosted by the Business Network for Offshore Wind, featuring interviews with today's industry and government leaders who are making offshore wind a reality in America.

Offshore Wind Insider is a podcast hosted by the Business Network for Offshore Wind, featuring interviews with today's industry and government leaders who are making offshore wind a reality in America.
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United States

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Offshore Wind Insider is a podcast hosted by the Business Network for Offshore Wind, featuring interviews with today's industry and government leaders who are making offshore wind a reality in America.

Language:

English

Contact:

(443) 652-3242


Episodes

Gunnar Herzig, World Forum Offshore Wind (Ep. 7)

1/21/2019
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Our guest this episode is Gunnar Herzig, Managing Director of WFO, the World Forum Offshore Wind, a new organization dedicated to advancing offshore wind globally. We start the conversation by covering what WFO is and why Gunnar saw the need for this new, globally-focused organization. We then explore the state of the global market. Gunnar shares his perspective on the role of the US market, how he sees US innovations in technology and finance contributing to advance the industry globally,...

Duration:00:32:14

Walter Cruickshank and Jim Bennett, BOEM (Ep. 6)

12/18/2018
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Our guests this episode are Walter Cruickshank and Jim Bennett, the Acting Director and the Program Manager for Offshore Renewables, respectively, at BOEM – the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which is the agency responsible for all energy leases in federal waters. Last week BOEM held an online auction for three wind energy areas south of Massachusetts. The auction was scheduled for one day but because there were so many rounds of bidding, BOEM had to extend the bidding into a...

Duration:00:32:00

Alicia Barton, President and CEO of NYSERDA (Ep. 5)

11/8/2018
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Our guest this episode is Alicia Barton, President and CEO of NYSERDA, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. Alicia is an offshore wind veteran with over a decade of experience in the industry, and we begin the conversation with her describing her background and career path that led her to NYSERDA. We then talk about Governor Andrew Cuomo’s vision for clean energy in New York and how offshore wind fits into it. We discuss some of the specific ways in which NYSERDA is...

Duration:00:37:22

Walt Musial, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Ep. 4)

10/18/2018
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Our topic for this episode is Technical Standards for offshore wind, and our guest is Walt Musial, Manager of Offshore Wind at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, or NREL. Walt was in Washington, D.C. recently to chair a meeting of the Offshore Wind Technical Advisory Panel, which is where we caught up for this interview. We begin by discussing how Walt and NREL first started getting involved in offshore wind, and then we get into the history of offshore wind technical standards. We...

Duration:00:32:11

Paul Gallagher and Doug Copeland, Nautilus Offshore Wind (Ep. 3)

9/19/2018
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In this episode our guests are Paul Gallagher, Secretary of Fishermen's Energy, and Doug Copeland, regional project development manager for EDF Renewables. Paul and Doug are leading the development of the Nautilus Offshore Wind project planned for three miles out from Atlantic City. In the interview we start by covering the history of this project from its beginning several years ago as the Fishermens Energy Atlantic City Windfarm to how and why EDF Renewables came into the picture last...

Duration:00:32:57

Joe Fiordaliso, President, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (Ep. 2)

9/19/2018
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Our guest for this episode is Joe Fiordaliso, President of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities. It hasn’t even been a full year since Governor Phil Murphy’s administration took office, and already New Jersey has quickly vaulted to a leadership position in offshore wind. In our conversation, President Fiordaliso discusses what this year has been like for him so far and what the role of offshore wind is in helping the state meet its clean energy goals. Our conversation covers New...

Duration:00:27:01

Jeff Grybowski, CEO of Deepwater Wind (Ep. 1)

9/19/2018
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Welcome to the inaugural episode of Offshore Wind Insider, the new podcast from the Business Network for Offshore Wind. Our guest for this first episode is arguably the person most responsible for America’s first offshore wind farm: Jeff Grybowski, Chief Executive Officer of Deepwater Wind. In this interview we cover how Jeff first got involved in the offshore wind industry, and what the experience was like launching a new US industry with the Block Island Wind Farm. Block Island was just...

Duration:00:30:06