As part of the state’s initiative to pursue responsible offshore wind development, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed its first year of aerial wildlife data collection over an offshore wind area. Over three years, [Read More]
The agency’s annual update covers onshore utility-scale, offshore and distributed wind power, all of which have demonstrated continued growth.
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has kicked off its inaugural American Wind Week, running today through Aug. 12. AWEA says it is recognizing that wind power is now the largest source of U.S. renewable energy capacity and that it [Read More]
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued the final supplemental environmental impact statement for Cape Wind’s long-delayed wind farm proposed off the coast of Massachusetts.
Duluth, Minn.-based ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., has announced a strategic initiative to refurbish 385 turbines at three wind farms in Minnesota and Iowa. The project includes replacing select blades, gearboxes and generators on turbines [Read More]
In a new complaint filed in U.S. District Court, GE lists a number of U.S. wind farms comprising Vestas turbines that potentially infringe a zero-voltage ride through patent.
According to CEO Jeffrey Grybowski, Revolution Wind, proposed off the coast of Massachusetts, would be the “largest combined offshore wind and energy storage project in the world.”
Representing a major step forward for the proposed offshore demonstration project, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has found that Icebreaker Windpower Inc.’s application for a permit to construct North America’s first freshwater offshore wind project is now in compliance [Read More]
Adding to the growing list of major companies going all-in on renewables, financial services firm JPMorgan Chase has set a new goal to source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. The firm has over 5,500 [Read More]
More than 40% more U.S. wind projects are under construction or in an advanced stage of development than at this time last year, according to second-quarter results released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Across the country, 29 [Read More]