CWind, Global Marine Group Deliver First Hybrid-Powered Surface Effect Ship

CWind, a provider of project services, crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and GWO-accredited training courses to the offshore wind industry, and the Global Marine Group have delivered the world’s first hybrid-powered surface effect ship (SES), the CWind Pioneer. The vessel was … Read More

Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm Acheives First-Generation

RWE, a German multinational energy company, says it has taken a significant step towards achieving full power at its Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm with the first-generation of electricity.  The generation milestone follows the successful delivery of onshore and offshore … Read More

WEC Energy Group, Invenergy Purchase Apex’s Jayhawk Wind Project

Apex Clean Energy, a company that develops, constructs and operates utility-scale wind and solar power facilities across North America, says WEC Energy Group and Invenergy have purchased the Jayhawk Wind project, including a renewable power purchase agreement (PPA) with Facebook. … Read More

New London Inks Host Community Agreement with Ørsted/Eversource JV

Gov. Ned Lamont says the city of New London and the Ørsted/Eversource joint venture (JV) have signed a host community agreement (HCA) to facilitate the redevelopment of State Pier into a modern, heavy-lift facility capable of supporting offshore wind turbine … Read More

China at Forefront of Record-Breaking Year for Offshore Wind

In 2020, the global offshore wind industry had its second-best year ever, installing over 6 GW of new capacity – keeping growth on track despite the impacts of COVID-19 felt in other energy sectors, according to the latest data released … Read More

Keppel AmFELS Constructing Jones Act-Compliant Offshore WTIV

Keppel AmFELS, says it is currently constructing the first-ever Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), a key vessel for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry, which will be built to ABS Class. The 472-foot vessel is … Read More

Oshkosh, ALLETE Clean Energy Developing Oklahoma Wind Project

Oshkosh Corp., a U.S.-based industrial company that designs and builds specialty trucks, truck bodies and access equipment, has entered a renewable energy sale agreement with ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., to develop a wind energy site … Read More

Xcel Energy Colorado Unveils Clean Energy Plan

Xcel Energy Colorado has unveiled the details of its upcoming Clean Energy Plan that will deliver its customers an estimated 85% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from 2005 levels by 2030.  The plan will result in greater reductions than required … Read More

Offshore Wind Sector Will Require Threefold Increase in Workforce

Demand for offshore wind staff will triple by the end of the decade, surging to 868,000 full-time jobs from an estimated 297,000 in 2020. The hiring spree will already be visible in the middle of the decade as job demand … Read More

ACCIONA, SSE Renewables Form Joint Venture to Develop Offshore Wind

ACCIONA, a company that specializes in the development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy, and SSE Renewables, a developer, constructor, operator and owner of offshore wind energy projects across the U.K. and Ireland, have signed an exclusivity agreement to … Read More