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MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Scores Deal With Northland

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 21, 2017

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order for 31 V164-8.0 MW turbines for Northland Power Inc.’s Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) project. The 252 MW DeBu offshore wind farm, Northland’s third offshore wind project, is located 77 kilometers from its other [Read More]

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]

DOE Lab’s Night Vision Tech Enables Bird, Bat Tracking For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is working on night vision technology that could help protect birds and bats near offshore wind turbines. Dubbed ThermalTracker, the software would automatically categorize birds and bats in a thermal [Read More]

DONG Energy Plans O&M Base For Giant Borssele 1&2 Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

DONG Energy and Zeeland Seaports have signed a letter of intent for developing an operations and maintenance (O&M) base in Vlissingen Buitenhaven, the Netherlands, for the Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm. The two have agreed to further develop a specific [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]

Successful 24-Hour Islanding Test For Utility-Scale Microgrid In Illinois

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 17, 2017

Ameren Corp., a Midwest-based energy company, and S&C Electric Co., a smart grid solutions provider, conducted a successful 24-hour islanding test this month at the recently deployed Ameren microgrid in Champaign, Ill. The microgrid – which the partners tout as [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]

Northland Power Acquires 252 MW Offshore Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2017

Toronto-based Northland Power Inc. has completed the acquisition of 100% of the shares of British Wind Energy GmbH, which owns the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind project, from Highland Group Holdings Ltd. The 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project (DeBu), representing Northland’s [Read More]

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]