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LM Wind Power Bringing New Blade Factory To Normandy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

Denmark-headquartered LM Wind Power, a global manufacturer of wind turbine blades, is opening up a new factory in Normandy, France. The factory, dedicated to offshore wind power, will be built on a site developed by Ports Normands Associes (PNA), a [Read More]

Siemens Providing Full Scope Of Work For Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2017

For the first time, Siemens Wind Power will be providing the full scope of work – including the foundations – for an offshore wind farm, the EnBW Hohe See project. Hohe See owner EnBW has now made a final investment [Read More]

US Wind Secures Cabling Partner For MD Offshore Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

In support of its planned 750 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Maryland, Baltimore-based US Wind Inc. has teamed up with JDR Cable Systems Ltd., which is supplying underwater power cables for the project. US Wind is one [Read More]

CWind Gets Big New Vessel For Offshore Wind O&M

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has invested in its largest crew-transfer vessel to date: a 27.4-meter-long catamaran that can hold 20,000 liters of fuel and 20 tons of cargo. Suited for long stretches of work [Read More]

CWind Announces Expansion Of Offshore Wind Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2017

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, is extending its offerings by incorporating the resources of its parent company, Global Marine Systems Ltd. Group. CWind currently provides services such as blade repair, corrosion protection, inspections and maintenance [Read More]

Canadian Company Supporting French Floating Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2017

Vancouver Island, British Columbia-based AXYS Technologies Inc. is participating in a floating offshore wind development in French waters. An AXYS WatchKeeper buoy will be deployed by French company Creocean on behalf of QUADRAN in a zone between Port-La Nouvelle and [Read More]

Maine Legislator Proposes Bill Against Floating Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 09, 2017

State Sen. Dana Dow, R-Maine, has proposed a bill to prevent an offshore wind test area from being built near Maine’s Monhegan Island, which the lawmaker calls a “place of rugged beauty” that is “free from commercial development and the [Read More]

URI Undertakes Unique Study On Block Island Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 06, 2017

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has contracted the University of Rhode Island (URI) to document the effects of Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm on recreation and tourism in Rhode Island. The two-year project is expected to [Read More]

Icebreaker Windpower Files With Ohio Siting Board For Lake Erie Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2017

Icebreaker Windpower Inc. has formally filed applications with the Ohio Power Siting Board for the Project Icebreaker wind farm, which the developer says would be North America’s first freshwater offshore wind project. As described in one of the documents submitted [Read More]

Partners Design Floating Microwave Radiometer In Support Of Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2017

AXYS Technologies Inc. and Boulder Environmental Sciences & Technology (BEST) are working on the design of a buoy-based microwave profiling radiometer on a floating platform, the FLiDAR WindSentinel. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the BEST marine profiling radiometer [Read More]