US Wind begins oceanographic surveys for Maryland offshore lease area

Maryland-based offshore wind developer US Wind has launched oceanographic survey activities within its Maryland offshore lease area. A team of scientists and other experts will collect data beginning in April into July 2021 to inform project design, including foundation type, … Read More

Industry requests larger offshore wind infrastructure budget in letter to Congress

The American Clean Power Association (ACPA) and several offshore wind industry members addressed a letter to Congress requesting the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program’s budget be increased to $750 million in the FY 2022 infrastructure appropriations bill. The letter … Read More

Ingeteam introduces a new robust wind controller firmware development methodology

Ingeteam Wind Energy announced that its firmware development methodology has been shown to significantly reduce the critical on-site validation and certification phase thanks to its robust qualification process. This speeds up the time to market and commercial production capacity of new … Read More

GE to supply turbines to Invenergy’s 1.4-GW wind portfolio in Oklahoma

GE Renewable Energy has been selected to provide onshore wind turbines for the 1,485-MW North Central Wind Energy Facilities in Oklahoma. Through this agreement, GE will deliver 492 x 2.X-127s and 39 x 2.X-116 turbines with varying nameplates and hub … Read More

Nexans will supply cabling for future New York offshore wind projects

Nexans has signed a preferred supplier agreement with Empire Offshore Wind to electrify future New York State offshore wind projects by connecting them to the onshore grid. The Empire Wind offshore projects cover the full design and manufacturing, as well … Read More

Biden Administration sets offshore wind development goals

The Biden Administration today announced plans to bolster offshore wind development, strengthen the domestic supply chain and create union jobs. National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Transportation Secretary … Read More

Curtiss-Wright and dolphitech team up on predictive wind turbine maintenance service

Curtiss-Wright partnered with dolphitech to provide predictive turbine maintenance and blade inspection services to the domestic and international wind market. This collaboration pairs Curtiss-Wright’s StressWave and PdP Pattern Recognition software platforms with dolphitech’s next generation dolphicam2 ultrasonic inspection technology to … Read More

RAD Torque releases new battery-operated torque wrench

RAD Torque Systems is launching its most advanced battery tool, the B-RAD BL S. The new extreme torque wrench is an addition to the popular battery-operated series known as the B-RAD. Like its predecessor, the B-RAD BL SELECT, the new … Read More

Report finds offshore wind can deliver 90% of American electricity demand, with Massachusetts showing most potential

Offshore wind has the potential to deliver 90% of America’s projected 2050 electricity demand. This finding comes from “Offshore Wind for America,” a new report released by Environment America Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group which examines U.S. offshore … Read More

Maritime shipper Crowley partners with Danish vets ESVAGT for emerging US offshore wind market

U.S.-based Crowley and Danish shipping company ESVAGT announced plans to directly bolster purpose-built, Jones Act vessel availability in support of the emerging offshore wind energy market through a joint venture. ESVAGT The partnership will bring together two leading maritime solutions … Read More