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New York Offshore Wind Alliance Appoints New Head

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 07, 2017

Joe Martens, who served as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), is joining the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA) as its new director, the organization has announced. NYOWA [Read More]

Cape Wind’s Final SEIS Released By Feds

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2017

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.

DOE’s Wind Tech Head Takes New Role At Hydropower Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2017

Jose Zayas is leaving his role as director of the Wind Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and joining Cube Hydro Partners LLC as vice president of partnerships and strategic initiatives. Cube Hydro Partners, based in Bethesda, [Read More]

How Have Climate And Renewables Policies Affected California’s Inland Empire?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

A new study on the economic effects of existing climate and clean energy policies in California’s Inland Empire estimates a net benefit of $9.1 billion in direct economic activity and 41,000 net direct jobs from 2010 to 2016. When accounting [Read More]

Proposed Project Would Bring Wind From Northern Maine To Boston

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

Another wind and transmission project under Massachusetts’ clean energy request for proposals (RFP) has been laid out by Maine Power Express LLC (MPX), a joint venture of Loring Holdings LLC, National Resources Energy LLC and Transmission Developers Inc. The proposed [Read More]

ALLETE Refurbishing Hundreds Of Wind Turbines For PTC Safe Harbor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

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]

Patent Wars Flare Again: GE Tags Vestas For ZVRT In U.S.

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Written by Philip Totaro on August 02, 2017

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.

U.S. Senators Propose Bipartisan Bill For Offshore Wind Tax Credits

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Tom Carper, D-Del., have introduced a bill that would create an investment tax credit (ITC) redeemable for the first 3 GW of offshore wind facilities placed into service in the U.S. According to the [Read More]

Tracerco’s New Grout Monitoring Technology Suited For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

Tracerco, part of London-based Johnson Matthey PLC, has launched a new product that the company says enables offshore operators in the oil and gas and offshore wind market to ensure the quality and strength of grout during installation. According to [Read More]

Deepwater Wind Reveals Plans For Biggest Offshore Wind, Energy Storage Combo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 01, 2017

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.”