Republicans Introduce Bill to Eliminate Production Tax Credit

U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and John Hoeven (R-ND) have helped to introduce the PTC Elimination Act, a bill to completely phase out the federal production tax credit (PTC) for renewable energy sources like wind. The PTC Elimination Act amends … Read More

House Passes Clean Economy Jobs Act, Seeks Approval from Senate

The House of Representatives has passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act which includes legislation Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced to promote the development of renewable energy on public lands.  The Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act develops renewable … Read More

Fugro to survey Hesselø offshore wind farm

Fugro Netherlands Marine B.V. has won the contract to carry out a geophysical survey at the proposed Hesselø wind site offshore Denmark. Located in Kattegatt, Hesselø is the second of the three offshore wind farms proposed in Denmark’s Energy Agreement 2018, … Read More

EDS on cable fault response duty for RWE Renewables

EDS HV Group has won a five-year framework contract with RWE Renewables to provide cable fault response and repair services across the energy company’s wind farms offshore the UK. Under the framework agreement, EDS will manage all aspects of cable … Read More

Whitmer Issues Executive Order, Directive to Combat Climate Change

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed Executive Order 2020-182 and Executive Directive 2020-10 to create the MI Healthy Climate Plan.  The governor’s plan will protect Michiganders’ public health and the environment and help develop new clean energy jobs by putting Michigan … Read More

GE Renewable Energy Receives Three Wind Turbine Orders From Invenergy

GE Renewable Energy has received three orders for its 2.X onshore wind turbines from Invenergy, a company that develops, owns and operates large-scale sustainable energy generation and storage facilities. “GE Renewable Energy is proud to continue our longstanding relationship with … Read More

SRE Developing Portfolio of Offshore Wind Projects off Taiwan Coast

Swancor Renewable Energy, backed by affiliates of U.S.-based Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners, says it is developing a portfolio of offshore wind projects in the northwestern territorial waters off of Miaoli County, Taiwan.  The portfolio would consist of 3 sites: Formosa 4-1, … Read More

GE Renewable Energy Finalizes Supply Contracts with Dogger Bank Wind Farm

GE Renewable Energy has finalized supply contracts (subject to final notification to proceed) with Dogger Bank Wind Farm, a 50:50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and Equinor, for the first two phases of what will become the world’s largest offshore … Read More

National Grid, TenneT Partner to Explore Interconnectivity of British, Dutch Wind Farms

National Grid Ventures, the commercial development arm of National Grid plc, and TenneT, a Dutch transmission system operator, have entered a cooperation agreement to explore the feasibility of connecting Dutch and British wind farms to the energy systems of both … Read More

How digitalization and private wireless are increasing wind farm safety and productivity

By David Christophe, Director of Utility Solutions Marketing, Nokia As wind power projects continue to increase their turbine size and move further offshore, the importance of industrial-grade private wireless connectivity only increases. A constant, reliable network enables workers to operate … Read More