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Study: Offshore Wind In Newfoundland And Labrador ‘Likely’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has released a study identifying the supply chain associated with offshore wind energy development and analyzing the capacity within the province to meet development requirements. NEIA is a nonprofit association of businesses [Read More]

Senvion Supplying Turbines For Mediterranean Sea’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Senvion has signed an exclusivity agreement for what it says will be the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea. Senvion was appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for the 30 MW Taranto offshore [Read More]

LM Wind Power Completes Turbine Blade Testing For Hitachi

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 09, 2017

LM Wind Power has completed installation and testing of a 66.5-meter wind turbine blade, ordered by Hitachi Ltd., for an offshore application. LM Wind Power and Hitachi commenced installation of the blade in 2016 with a goal of optimizing Hitachi’s [Read More]

Europe Makes Big Offshore Wind Commitment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 08, 2017

The governments of Germany, Belgium and Denmark came together with industry partners this week to commit to deploying 60 GW of offshore wind power in Europe from 2020-2030. A signing ceremony for the joint statement took place at the opening [Read More]

Report: Challenges, Trends Facing Wind Industry Over Next 12 Months

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 07, 2017

A new report, launched by wind consultancy K2 Management and specialist insurance broker JLT Specialty Ltd., has identified key challenges and trends that are expected to shape the future of onshore and offshore wind projects over the next 12 months. [Read More]

DONG Energy Installing Battery System At Burbo Bank

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 07, 2017

Using a combination of wind and battery power, DONG Energy is planning to offer frequency response from its Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm. The 2 MW battery system, set to be installed by the end of the year, will enhance the [Read More]

Town Council Pushes For Offshore Wind In Gulf Of Maine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 06, 2017

Despite the president’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, town councilors in New Hampshire are trying to take action on climate change at the local level by pushing for an offshore wind task force. According to a [Read More]

Trio Launches New Service For Offshore Wind Inspection Contracts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

Natural Power, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SubC Partner have joined forces to launch a new service for offshore wind clients. Officially launching at Offshore Wind Energy 2017 in London on June 6, the new service – – will offer [Read More]

Australia Makes Moves Toward First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 02, 2017

Victoria, Australia-based Offshore Energy has proposed what would be Australia’s first offshore wind farm, according to the Andrews Labor Government. The proposal includes up to 250 wind turbines within a 574-square-kilometer area located 10-25 kilometers off the Gippsland coastline. The [Read More]

MHI Vestas Inaugurates Nobelwind Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

Along with project partner Parkwind, MHI Vestas has inaugurated the Nobelwind offshore wind farm, a 165 MW project off the coast of Belgium. Exactly one week after executives gathered to open Burbo Bank Extension in the U.K., MHI Vestas went [Read More]