Offshore Mooring Successfully Installed for DemoSATH Floating Wind Project

DemoSATH mooring, anchoring and quick connect solution is set for the 2 MW turbine that will be tested later this year and which will be the first floating turbine connected to the Spanish grid. In early May, Maersk Supply Service … Read More

VelociWrapper Awarded Patent for Clean Energy Installation Cable Machine

The VelociWrapper Co. has been awarded a patent by the United States Patent and Trademark Office for its flagship product, the VelociWrapper , a cable-wrapping machine that increases speed, bolsters efficiency and reduces costs for wind and solar farm installations … Read More

Ball Corp. Signs VPPA for Wind Energy with NextEra

Another NextEra project, the Hubbard II wind project in Hubbard, Texas (Image credit: NextEra) Ball Corp. has entered into a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) in which Ball will purchase 151 MW of new wind energy from a subsidiary of … Read More

ACP: Wind, Solar Energy Growth Must Accelerate to Attain Net Zero Grid by 2035

Heather Zichal The American Clean Power Association’s (ACP) Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021 shows that wind, utility solar and battery storage power capacity in the U.S. topped 200 GW after 28.5 GW of clean energy projects came online in … Read More

Orsted Acquires Ford County Wind in Illinois from Ares

Ørsted is acquiring Ford County Wind, a 121 MW wind farm in Ford County, Ill., from funds managed by Ares Management Corp.’s infrastructure opportunities strategy. The wind farm is located in Midwest Independent System Operator’s (MISO) territory, further strengthening Ørsted’s … Read More

RWE Hollandse Kust Proposal Includes Environmental R&D, Support Concepts

RWE is participating in the Dutch offshore wind tender for Hollandse Kust West (HKW). The company has submitted bids for both HKW site VI and HKW site VII to contribute to the Dutch government’s build-out target of 21 GW for … Read More

Vestas Debuts V163-4.5 MW Turbine Focused on Low, Medium Wind Speeds

Vestas has introduced the new V163-4.5 MW wind turbine, expanding the company’s 4 MW platform and offering superior wind park performance in medium- to low-wind conditions. The V163-4.5 MW features an 18% increase in swept area and delivers up to … Read More

Fred. Olsen 1848 Floating Wind Turbine Concept Earns DNV Certification

DNV, an independent energy assurance provider, has provided Fred. Olsen 1848 with a statement of feasibility (similar to an approval in principle) for their Brunel floating wind turbine concept. Brunel is a floating wind turbine support structure designed to support … Read More

TotalEnergies, Orsted Jointly Submit Bids for Offshore Wind

Photo: Orsted / Lester Hsu TotalEnergies and Ørsted have joined forces to jointly submit bids for the Holland Coast West offshore wind tenders, with the aim to achieve net positive impact on biodiversity and the Dutch energy system. The Holland … Read More

DOE Requests Public Input for $505 Million Energy Storage Initiative

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a request for information (RFI) seeking public input on the structure of a $505 million, long-duration energy storage initiative to increase the availability of and … Read More