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

Innovation in floating wind will be crucial to the future of offshore energy

By Mark Goalen, director of offshore engineering, Houlder With offshore floating wind as a proven commercial reality, the challenges associated with the industry are now focused on delivering at scale, but there are still key innovation issues to be resolved … 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

Aluminum vs. copper: Which is best for cables used in the wind industry?

By James Moorman, VP of sales, Helukabel USA The wind industry wrapped up another banner year in 2020 by commissioning 16,913 MW overall as an industry. With over 60,000 wind turbines in operation across 41 states, OEMs, asset owners and … 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

Ready-to-float: A permanent cost reduction for offshore wind

By Robert Speht, CEO and co-founder of FloatWind Ltd The world’s first gigawatt-capacity floating offshore wind farm remains a little way off, but advances across the industry are bringing it ever closer. As it stands, floating offshore wind farms have a … 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