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Block Island Makes Official Switch From Diesel To Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 01, 2017

Rhode Island’s Block Island Power Co. has officially transferred Block Island’s electrical system to wind power, thanks to Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm and National Grid’s sea2shore submarine cable. According to an announcement from Block Island Power Co., today’s [Read More]

Northland’s Gemini Offshore Wind Giant Is Officially Complete

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2017

Toronto-based Northland Power Inc.’s 600 MW Gemini offshore wind farm has achieved full completion ahead of schedule and under its total budget of EUR 2.8 billion. All 150 turbines have been operating since October and, to date, have generated over [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]

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]

Ohio Siting Board Delays Certification Request For Icebreaker Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

This week, the Ohio Power Siting Board “kicked back” Lake Erie Energy Development Corp.’s (LEEDCo) certification request for construction of the $120 million, 20.7 MW Icebreaker offshore wind project, according to Cleveland.com. As reported, LEEDCo officials said the decision is only [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]

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]

Energy Company Signs Up For Power From DONG Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2017

DONG Energy has signed a deal with U.K. green energy company Good Energy to supply power from the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm. The deal secures 12% of the output of the 210 MW project, which is operated by DONG [Read More]