Consortium Urges Congress to Allocate Additional Funds to Offshore Wind Ports

A consortium of companies related to the offshore wind industry has sent a letter to ranking members of various House committees, urging them to increase the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program’s budget to $750 million to help develop offshore … Read More

GE Renewable Energy Finalizes Supply, Service Contracts with Ocean Wind

GE Renewable Energy has finalized supply and service contracts (subject to final notice to proceed) with Ocean Wind, the Ørsted project located 15 miles off the coast of southern New Jersey.  Ocean Wind will feature GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW wind … Read More

Leeward Taps GE Renewable Energy to Repower New Mexico Wind Project

Leeward Renewable Energy LLC has selected GE Renewable Energy as its wind turbine technology partner to repower its 90 MW Aragonne Wind Project in Guadalupe County, N.M. When combined with the new greenfield 145 MW Aragonne Mesa Wind project, the total … Read More

IEA Awarded Construction Contract for Illinois Wind Farm

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc. (IEA), an infrastructure construction company, has been awarded a wind construction contract for the 185 MW Glacier Sands wind farm in Mason County, Ill. Cordelio Power, a North American-based renewable power producer, awarded the project … Read More

BayWa r.e. Completes Construction, Financial Close on Amadeus Wind Project

BayWa r.e., a global developer, service supplier, distributor and energy solutions provider, has completed construction and achieved financial close of the Amadeus Wind project in Texas. Amadeus is the largest onshore wind project completed to date in BayWa r.e.’s global … Read More

NABTU, Orsted Sign MOU for U.S. Offshore Wind Workforce Transition

Ørsted, a global company that specializes in offshore wind development, has entered into a partnership with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU), the labor organization representing more than 3 million skilled craft professionals.  The partnership will create a national agreement … Read More

WindESCo Appoints New Member to Advisory Board

WindESCo, a company that specializes in renewable energy optimization, has appointed Michael Kelly to its advisory board. “We are pleased to welcome Kelly to our advisory board at this important next stage of WindESCo’s evolution,” says Mo Dua, founder and … Read More

Grijalva, Castor Introduce the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act

House Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) has unveiled his Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act at a virtual press conference with his co-lead, House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Chair Kathy Castor (D-Fla.), original cosponsors and a range … Read More

Northam Forms Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance to Build Wind Energy Workforce

Gov. Ralph Northam has formed Virginia’s first offshore and onshore wind workforce training collaborative, the Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance. The program will offer industry required certifications that are critical to the operations and long-term maintenance of wind projects. The New … Read More

AWEA Kicks Off Sixth Annual Safety Campaign

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the national trade association for the U.S. wind industry, has kicked off the U.S. wind industry’s annual safety campaign.  Stand Tall, this year’s October campaign, will focus on sprains and strains. With a record … Read More