Hitachi ABB Power Grids formally known as Hitachi Energy going forward

It’s now official: The company formerly known as Hitachi ABB Power Grids is now called Hitachi Energy. “At Hitachi Energy, we are championing the urgency of a clean energy transition, through innovation and collaboration. There are many pathways towards a … Read More

Vineyard offshore project will use GE Haliade-X turbines

GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has received an order in September from Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, to supply Haliade-X turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind installation in the United States. … Read More

Moog Focal now hiring workers for slip ring manufacturing plant in Canada

Moog Focal is further expanding into the renewable energy sector with a move of its specialized slip ring manufacturing from the United States to a facility in Nova Scotia, Canada. The company is hiring to fill different roles now. A … Read More

Haliade-X prototype gains more power, operates now at 14 MW

GE Renewable Energy announced that its Haliade-X prototype in Rotterdam, Netherlands, has started operating at 14 MW. With this new milestone, GE Renewable Energy becomes the first industry player to operate a turbine at this power output. The Haliade-X 14 … Read More

Vineyard Wind proposes offshore wind port site in Salem, Massachusetts

Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, has entered an agreement with Crowley Maritime Corporation and Salem, Massachusetts to create a public-private partnership aimed at establishing Salem Harbor as the state’s second major offshore wind … Read More

Developers replace and repower California wind farm

East Bay Community Energy (EBCE) marked the commercial operation of the Scott Haggerty Wind Energy Center in Livermore, California. The wind farm is a re-powered source of clean energy for residents within its district that spans 14 cities and Alameda … Read More

New York City makes plans to become key offshore wind player

New York City Mayor de Blasio and the New York City Economic Development Corp. (NYCEDC) have announced a 15-year, $191 million Offshore Wind Vision (OSW) plan to make the city a leading destination for the offshore wind industry. The plan … Read More

Duke Energy enters Iowa market with 207-MW wind project

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions is planning to construct the 207-MW Ledyard Windpower project in Kossuth County, Iowa, the company’s first renewable energy project in the state. Verizon has entered a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 180 MW of … Read More

Parker develops bladder replacement kits for wind turbines

Parker Accumulator and Cooler, a motion and control technologies manufacturer, has developed a line of replacement kits for bladder-style accumulators used in wind turbines. The kits let wind turbine technicians replace bladders in the field, avoiding potential downtime and power … Read More

Remotely operated rescue vessel designed for offshore wind sites

Zelim, a startup developing a complete lifesaving system for offshore energy, has partnered with Chartwell Marine to deliver a remotely operated rescue vessel. The ‘Survivor Class’ vessel will be the cornerstone of Zelim’s wider offshore rescue system, incorporating search technology … Read More