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Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm Begins Generating Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm, located off the North Norfolk, U.K., coast. With the initial turbines installed, power from the first turbine is now being exported to the national [Read More]

MHI Vestas Kicks Manufacturing Of 8 MW Platform Into High Gear

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 15, 2017

In accordance with its V164 manufacturing plan, MHI Vestas is continuing to ramp up production for the 8 MW offshore wind turbine. According to the company, broad demand for the platform has resulted in a ramp-up of employment in Denmark [Read More]

Maryland Goes All In: PSC Decision Clears Path For US Wind, Deepwater’s Skipjack

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on May 11, 2017

The Maryland Public Service Commission reaffirms Gov. Larry Hogan’s sentiment that the state is “open for business.”

Maine Bill Seeking To Move Floating Wind Turbines Dies

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

On May 9, a legislative committee in Maine voted unanimously to deny a bill aimed at forcing the University of Maine to move a pair of demonstration floating wind turbines farther from the coast of Monhegan Island. The bill, introduced [Read More]

Avangrid, Vineyard Wind Partner On Offshore Project

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Avangrid Renewables and Vineyard Wind have formed a strategic partnership to jointly develop a large-scale offshore wind project, located off the coast of Massachusetts. Avangrid is acquiring a 50% ownership interest in Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer that [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Names Markus Tacke New CEO

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

The board of directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has unanimously appointed Markus Tacke the company’s new CEO. According to the company, the appointment is effective immediately. Tacke succeeds Ignacio Martin, who announced in April his intention to step down. [Read More]

Innogy Sets Sail With Chris Wissemann, Makes Big Splash With Renewables Hires

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hoping to gain a foothold in the U.S. offshore wind and solar markets, Essen, Germany-based developer innogy SE has added a pair of industry executives with deep roots in renewable energy, including offshore wind executive Chris Wissemann. According to innogy, Wissemann, [Read More]

Senvion Proceeds With Trianel Borkum II

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Turbine manufacturer Senvion has announced the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind project is ready for the next phase of development, following the completion of the turbine delivery and service contract. According to Senvion, the offshore wind farm, located north [Read More]

Hempel Unveils New Coatings For The Marine Environment

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hempel has launched two new coating products specifically developed to protect the area known as the splash zone located above the waterline on oil and gas rigs or platforms used in offshore wind. According to Hempel, the Multistrength 35840 and [Read More]

DONG Energy Offers Free Offshore Wind ‘Safaris’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 03, 2017

The electricity consumption of DONG Energy’s 700,000 residential customers is now covered by clean energy from Danish offshore wind. In turn, the developer is celebrating the milestone by inviting 1,000 Danes on an “offshore wind farm safari.” The free project [Read More]