Archive for wind turbines – Page 8

E.ON Debuts Anti-Corrosion Tech For Offshore Wind Foundations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 21, 2017

E.ON is now protecting all 60 steel foundations of the Arkona offshore wind park in the German Baltic Sea with a special anti-corrosion coating. E.ON says it is the first company to completely assemble the monopiles of an offshore wind [Read More]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind Scores Deal With Northland

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 21, 2017

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has received an order for 31 V164-8.0 MW turbines for Northland Power Inc.’s Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) project. The 252 MW DeBu offshore wind farm, Northland’s third offshore wind project, is located 77 kilometers from its other [Read More]

U.S. Government Agency Supports Zambia Wind Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 21, 2017

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant supporting a feasibility study for a 130 MW wind power project in Zambia. The grantee is Access Zambia Wind One Ltd., a wind developer and subsidiary of Access Power, [Read More]

U.K. Firm Expands To U.S. In Support Of Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 21, 2017

Cathie Associates, a U.K.-based offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, has officially commenced operations in the U.S. at its new Boston hub. The move, part of the company’s drive for international expansion, will enable it to better serve the U.S. [Read More]

DOE Lab’s Night Vision Tech Enables Bird, Bat Tracking For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is working on night vision technology that could help protect birds and bats near offshore wind turbines. Dubbed ThermalTracker, the software would automatically categorize birds and bats in a thermal [Read More]

Coming In September: National Clean Energy Week

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

Several renewable energy advocacy organizations have announced the first annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), which will take place Sept. 25-29. Participating groups include the Citizens For Responsible Energy Solutions Forum, the American Council on Renewable Energy, Advanced Energy Economy, [Read More]

DONG Energy Plans O&M Base For Giant Borssele 1&2 Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

DONG Energy and Zeeland Seaports have signed a letter of intent for developing an operations and maintenance (O&M) base in Vlissingen Buitenhaven, the Netherlands, for the Borssele 1&2 offshore wind farm. The two have agreed to further develop a specific [Read More]

Ohio Power Siting Board To Hold Public Hearing On Icebreaker Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

On Nov. 8, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a local hearing in Cleveland to allow the public to express their views on Icebreaker Windpower’s proposed offshore wind project in Lake Erie. To be installed 8-10 miles off [Read More]

Successful 24-Hour Islanding Test For Utility-Scale Microgrid In Illinois

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 17, 2017

Ameren Corp., a Midwest-based energy company, and S&C Electric Co., a smart grid solutions provider, conducted a successful 24-hour islanding test this month at the recently deployed Ameren microgrid in Champaign, Ill. The microgrid – which the partners tout as [Read More]

Offshore Wind Supporters Band Together In New York

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2017

New York’s business, environmental, labor and community stakeholders recently rallied in support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to make offshore wind a key component of the state’s strategy to increase renewable energy and spur economic development for New Yorkers. The [Read More]