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Development of Offshore Wind in the US: Fixed vs. Floating

Offshore Wind, Capital Markets
October 1, 2021

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Seward & Kissel has joined forces with Lautec US again to analyze the differences that are anticipated in West Coast wind developments as a result of greater water depths, as compared to the current ongoing projects being developed on the East Coast. One way to overcome the challenge on the West Coast is to utilize a new technology by way of floating mobile turbines, which have implications both from engineering and legal perspectives.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Keith Billotti (212) 574-1274 or Hoyoon Nam (212) 574-1640, or your primary attorney in Seward & Kissel’s Capital Markets & Corporate Securities or Maritime & Transportation groups.

The opinions expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the firm or its clients, or any of its or their respective affiliates. This article is for general information purposes and is not intended to be and should not be taken as legal advice.


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