World Invests Record Amount in Decarbonization Efforts

The world has committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonization in 2020, beating the previous year by 9% despite the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent energy transition investment analysis compiled by BloombergNEF (BNEF), Bloomberg’s primary … Read More

Algonquin Awards IEA with Shady Oaks Construction Contract

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc. (IEA), an infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise, has been awarded a $45 million wind construction contract for the Shady Oaks II Wind Farm in Illinois.  Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., … Read More

Green Hydrogen Systems to deliver electrolysers for H2RES project

Ørsted has chosen Denmark-based Green Hydrogen Systems (GHS) as the supplier of electrolysis technology for the H2RES offshore wind-to-hydrogen demonstration project. The 2 MW electrolysis plant at the Avedøre Power Station will be built around GHS modular electrolysers powered by … Read More

The Detective Work Behind Wind Energy

Surveying for wind energy project development takes more than simply using a GPS unit or assembling geographic information system mapping data. When it comes to locating all-important section corners on remote project sites that might span 50,000 acres or more, … Read More

Siting Renewables: One Trump-Era Proposal Worth Preserving

Last week, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a proposal intended to make it easier to develop renewable energy projects on BLM-administered lands in Southern California. The renewable energy industry should take the time to show the Biden administration … 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

DOE: Funding Available to Support Offshore Wind Development

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says it is funding up to $14.5 million for environmental research to support U.S. offshore wind development.  This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will support regionally-focused, coordinated research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental … Read More

New Jersey offshore wind farm to feature GE Haliade-X turbines

GE Renewable Energy has signed supply and service contracts for the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind farm in New Jersey, which will use the company’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The contracts, subject to final notice to proceed, cover the … Read More

Drone checklists play a critical role in disaster response, and wind techs should adopt these practices

By Scott Duffin, director of client drone strategy and business development, Skyward, a Verizon Company In the aftermath of a natural disaster, drones can be critical tools for first responders and recovery workers. As an eye in the sky, drones … Read More

SUNY, NYSERDA Launch OWTI to Develop Offshore Wind Workforce

The State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have launched New York’s Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI) to train 2,500 workers as part of the largest public investment in offshore … Read More