New & Noteworthy – Page 5

U.K. Firm Expands To U.S. In Support Of Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 21, 2017

Cathie Associates, a U.K.-based offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, has officially commenced operations in the U.S. at its new Boston hub. The move, part of the company’s drive for international expansion, will enable it to better serve the U.S. [Read More]

Coming In September: National Clean Energy Week

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

Several renewable energy advocacy organizations have announced the first annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), which will take place Sept. 25-29. Participating groups include the Citizens For Responsible Energy Solutions Forum, the American Council on Renewable Energy, Advanced Energy Economy, [Read More]

Ohio Power Siting Board To Hold Public Hearing On Icebreaker Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

On Nov. 8, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a local hearing in Cleveland to allow the public to express their views on Icebreaker Windpower’s proposed offshore wind project in Lake Erie. To be installed 8-10 miles off [Read More]

Offshore Wind Supporters Band Together In New York

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2017

New York’s business, environmental, labor and community stakeholders recently rallied in support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to make offshore wind a key component of the state’s strategy to increase renewable energy and spur economic development for New Yorkers. The [Read More]

Vestas Reports Drops In Revenue, Earnings & Free Cash Flow For Q2

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2017

In the second quarter, Vestas generated revenue of EUR 2.206 billion, representing a decrease of 14% compared with the year-earlier period. In addition, earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) fell to EUR 279 million, a decrease of EUR 120 million. [Read More]

Missouri Regulators Reject Grain Belt Express Clean Line

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2017

Clean Line Energy Partners calls the Missouri Public Service Commission’s decision on the wind-transmitting project “inconsistent with good government and sound public policy.”

Energy Dept.’s EERE: Four ‘Emerging Trends’ For U.S. Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is touting offshore wind as what could be “the next big thing” for the U.S. Referencing its recent market report, the agency has laid out what [Read More]

Cummins Signs PPA For Indiana Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2017

Columbus, Ind.-based Cummins Inc., a provider of diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, has entered into a virtual power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) to expand a wind farm in northern Indiana. The [Read More]

Wind Catcher Faces Opposition From Oklahoma AG

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Attorney General Mike Hunter claims Public Service Co. of Oklahoma, which will own 30% of the project, did not adhere to a competitive bidding process.

Energy Department Hit With Lawsuit Over Grid Study

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

The Sierra Club has launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the agency’s repeated delays in providing information on Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s ongoing grid study. The group says it filed the lawsuit Monday after the DOE [Read More]