Trade Commissioner Service, Government of Canada
November 4, 2020
The United States offshore wind energy market is ramping up, with plans to create a series of wind farms off the country’s Atlantic coast presenting vast supply‑chain opportunities for Canada’s ocean technology industry.
Estimates that offshore wind development there has the potential to create a US$70‑billion business pipeline by 2030 could mean lots of work for Canadian companies in areas from geophysical and geotechnical surveying and marine mammal monitoring to offshore service vessel design and training programs…
Donahue notes that a Canadian company, Open Ocean Robotics of British Columbia, is among three start‑up companies recently selected for the Offshore Wind Challenge run by Greentown Labs, a climate‑tech incubator, and Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy generation facility being developed off the coast of Massachusetts. The three companies, which were selected from among 60 applicants from around the world, will focus on innovations in marine mammal detection and monitoring to support the responsible development of the offshore wind industry……READ MORE HERE.