Offshore Wind Has Potential to Generate Double U.S.’ Electricity Demand

Offshore wind has the potential to deliver 90% of the U.S. projected 2050 electricity demand, according to Offshore Wind for America, a new report released by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. The report examined the Atlantic, … Read More

South Fork Wind Given Green Light to Connect to New York Grid

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has voted unanimously to grant South Fork Wind (SFW) a Certificate of Environmental Compatibility and Public Need for a transmission cable needed to connect the South Fork Wind Farm to the electric … Read More

Air Liquide Inks PPA with Vattenfall for Offshore Wind Capacity

Air Liquide, a company that specializes in gases, technologies and services for industry and health, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest producers and retailers of electricity, to purchase a total of 25 … Read More

TechnipFMC, Magnora Partnership Sets Sights on Floating Offshore Wind

TechnipFMC, a technology provider to traditional and new energy industries, has entered into an agreement with Magnora ASA to jointly pursue floating offshore wind project development opportunities under the name Magnora Offshore Wind. When combined with TechnipFMC’s technologies and its … Read More

Iberdrola Increases Stake in Japanese Offshore Wind Market

Iberdrola has increased its presence in the Japanese offshore wind market with a new 600 MW project following the agreement with local developer Cosmo Eco Power, a subsidiary of Cosmo Energy Holdings Co. Ltd., and Hitz, an engineering firm, to … Read More

GE Renewable Energy to Expand Workforce at French Blade Manufacturing Site

GE Renewable Energy says its plans to recruit 300 employees at its LM Wind Power wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France.  Every new hire will go through an intensive training program at the factory’s “Center of Excellence” to … Read More

RWE, ORE Catapult Partner to Study Concrete Foundations for Floating Wind

RWE says it is partnering with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the U.K.-based technology innovation and research center for offshore renewable energy, to study the potential for Scottish businesses to produce commercial-scale concrete foundations for floating wind projects.  In recent … Read More

Bechtel, Hexicon Exploring Feasibility of Floating Offshore Wind Tech

Bechtel, a global engineering, construction and project management company, is partnering with Hexicon, a wind farm developer, to demonstrate offshore wind technology for large-scale floating power generation projects off the coast of the U.K.  The floating technology could be a … Read More

Enel Green Power Secures Aggregation Deals for Energy from Azure Sky

MilliporeSigma, Akamai Technologies Inc., Synopsys and Uber, with support from Sustainability Roundtable Inc.’s Net Zero Consortium for Buyers, have signed power purchase agreements with Enel Green Power, a developer, long-term owner and operator of renewable energy plants, for the energy … Read More

Duke Energy Achieves Commerical Operation of Oklahoma Wind Project

Duke Energy Renewables, a commercial business unit of Duke Energy, has achieved commercial operation of the largest wind power project in its fleet – the 350 MW Frontier Windpower II project in Kay County, Okla. The project is an expansion … Read More