Massachusetts Administration Spotlights Offshore Wind, Virtual Reality Training Program

Lt. Gov. Karen Polito, Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Kathleen Theoharides, and Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Interim CEO Jennifer Daloisio visited Greater New Bedford Vocational-Technical High School to meet with students in the marine technology, computer graphics and engineering programs. … Read More

Fraser Institute: ‘Extremely Costly’ to Coal-Fired Power Plants with Wind, Solar

Replacing coal-fired power in Canada with renewable energy will impose significant costs on Canada’s economy while only making modest reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, finds a new study released by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. … Read More

Analysis Investigates Benefits and Costs of Uniting U.S. Coasts’ Power Systems

Illustration by Billy Roberts, NREL Uniting the Eastern and Western U.S. electric grids could offer significant value in strengthening the power system’s ability to share generation resources and flexibility across regions, according to the Interconnections Seam Study. Results of the … Read More

AECOM Named as Construction Manager for New Jersey Offshore Wind Project

A rendering of the New Jersey Wind Port AECOM’s AECOM Tishman business has been selected to manage construction of the New Jersey Wind Port, the nation’s first purpose-built offshore wind marshaling and manufacturing port, located in Lower Alloways Creek Township, … Read More

GE Research, Prolec GE Develop First Large Flexible Transformer to Enhance U.S. Grid

(Photo credit: Cooperative Energy) In what represents a major step toward modernizing the foundation of the U.S. grid, GE Research and Prolec GE have teamed with Cooperative Energy to develop and install the world’s first flexible large power transformer at … Read More

Vestas Chosen as Preferred Supplier for New York Offshore Wind Projects

Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 2.1 GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New York. Vestas will provide 138 V236-15.0 … Read More

EIA Projects Renewables Will Account for Majority of Global Generation Increases

The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) International Energy Outlook 2021 (IEO2021) report suggests that renewable resources – particularly solar and wind – will be the largest contributor to the growth in electricity generation through 2050. However, certain regions will still … Read More

Aker Solutions, DeepOcean, Solstad Offshore Launch Offshore Renewables Alliance

Pictured (left to right): Stephen Bull, Lars Peder Solstad, Guro Høyaas Løken, Øyvind Mikaelsen Windstaller Alliance, a collaborative effort between Aker Solutions, DeepOcean and Solstad Offshore, will be able to offer product deliveries, fabrication services, marine and subsea operations, and … Read More

Anbaric Submits Transmission System Proposal to Deliver Offshore Wind to New York

Janice Fuller In response to the New York Independent System Operator’s (NYISO) solicitation for proposed solutions to improve transmission capacity that will deliver clean energy from New York offshore wind farms to the downstate region, Anbaric has proposed the Downstate … Read More

European Renewables Investment Manager Launches U.S. Operations

Greencoat Capital LLP, a renewables investment manager in Europe with around $10 billion of assets under management, has announced its entry into the U.S. renewables sector. Greencoat has opened two new offices in New York and Chicago. It expects to … Read More