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How Policy Can Help Overcome Wind Siting Barriers In The Northeast

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Written by Mike O'Boyle & Eleanor Stein on April 25, 2017

Northeastern U.S. states have ambitious renewable energy goals, but will barriers to siting new wind generation and transmission in a land-constrained region stymie their efforts?

Wind-Powered Oil Recovery? DNV GL Proves Technical Feasibility

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 24, 2017

A DNV GL-led joint industry project called WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) has completed its first phase, determining that wind power can be used to power offshore water injection. The project is currently moving into its second phase, which [Read More]

DONG Energy To Build Subsidy-Free German Offshore Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

In the first of two German auction rounds, the Bundesnetzagentur recently awarded DONG Energy the right to build three offshore wind projects in the German North Sea. DONG Energy submitted six projects in the bid and won with the following [Read More]

New Danish Alliance Seeks U.S. Offshore Wind Partnerships

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Forming a Danish offshore wind alliance looking to team up with American companies, Bladt Industries, ISC Consulting Engineers, LICengineering and Semco Maritime have joined forces with The Trade Council of Denmark’s Wind Energy Advisory. The new alliance, focusing on the [Read More]

US Wind Tackles Viewshed Concerns For Maryland Offshore Wind Project

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on April 17, 2017

Vying for the Maryland offshore renewable energy credit, the wind developer has offered to move the first line of turbines farther offshore, as far as five miles to the east.

DONG Energy U.K. Chairman Retiring After 13 Years

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2017

Brent Cheshire, DONG Energy’s U.K. chairman, is retiring in June after 13 years with the company. In turn, Matthew Wright, CEO of Southern Water, has been appointed managing director of DONG Energy U.K. According to the company, Cheshire was DONG [Read More]

New Report Shows How To Boost Safety Of Offshore Wind Technicians

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

In an effort to make the International Maritime Organization (IMO) develop international standards, the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has revealed new analysis it says could be used to increase the safety of offshore vessels carrying wind turbine technicians. To create [Read More]

Cape Wind’s Draft Supplemental EIS Now Available For Comment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the availability of a draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for Cape Wind’s long-delayed wind farm proposed off the coast of Massachusetts. Last summer, a [Read More]

Transmission System Operators Mull ‘North Sea Wind Power Hub’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Three transmission system operators (TSOs) have signed a trilateral agreement to develop the “North Sea Wind Power Hub,” which the companies say has the potential to supply 70 million to 100 million Europeans with renewable energy by 2050. The Netherlands’ [Read More]

Adwen Inches Closer To 8 MW Offshore Turbine Completion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Adwen says it has entered the final stages of installation for its AD 8-180 prototype, an offshore wind turbine with a nominal capacity of 8 MW and a 180-meter rotor. Over the past 18 months, the platform has undergone extensive [Read More]