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U.S. Launches New Effort For Offshore Wind Standards

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

A three-year project aimed at developing a set of standards for U.S. offshore wind has been launched by the Department of Energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the Bureau of Safety and [Read More]

Ohio Senator Fights For New Wind Setback Laws Once Again

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2017

According to Sen. Cliff Hite, Ohio’s setback rule acts as a moratorium on wind development in the state; there have been no new wind applications filed with the siting board since 2014.

UMaine’s Floating Offshore Wind Turbine Passes ABS Review

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2017

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a provider of classification and technical services to the offshore and marine industries, has completed the design review of the front end engineering and design (FEED) documentation for the VolturnUS, a floating offshore wind [Read More]

BOEM Invites Public To Offshore Wind Meeting In New York

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2017

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is inviting the public to its fifth meeting of the New York Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force on Oct. 3 in New York. According to the agency, the meeting will continue stakeholder [Read More]

Survey: What’s Driving Corporate Renewables Purchases?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2017

Apex Clean Energy and GreenBiz Group have released a new report highlighting the current drivers and barriers to the corporate and industrial procurement of renewable energy. The research, conducted in August, shows that while the continually improving economics of utility-scale [Read More]

M&M’S Launches New Wind Energy Campaign

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2017

In an effort to address the importance of tackling climate change, M&M’S has launched its Fans of Wind campaign, using “spokescandies” Red and Yellow as advocates for wind energy. M&M’S is a brand of Mars Inc., which says it sources [Read More]

Nordex Breaks 2 GW Threshold In U.K., Ireland

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

Turbine maker Nordex says it has reached 2 GW in installed capacity in the U.K. and Ireland wind markets. Breaking it down by country, Nordex says it has built 1.5 GW in the U.K. and nearly 600 MW in Ireland. [Read More]

Keep Calm And Carry On: HUSUM Wind Reopens After Cyclone Sebastian Scare

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

In a bit of irony, strong winds caused the temporary evacuation at the HUSUM Wind 2017 Conference & Exhibition on Sept. 13. Nonetheless, the exhibition halls reopened on Sept. 14 after conference organizers met with local police and fire officials. [Read More]

ABO Wind Names Siemens Gamesa Preferred Supplier

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

German wind developer ABO Wind has tapped Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier for seven projected onshore wind power plants to be constructed over the next two years. According to ABO, the plan is to use up to 31 Siemens [Read More]

Kimberly-Clark Commits To Wind In Sustainability Push

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

Kimberly-Clark Corp., the maker of Kleenex, Huggies and Depend, says it will purchase 245 MW of output from two new wind power projects located in Texas and Oklahoma. The company says that the renewable energy supplied by the wind farms [Read More]