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IMCA’s Offshore Wind Safety Webinar Stresses the Importance of Collaboration

Collaboration, cooperation and the sharing of information emerged as top priorities in the recently held International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) offshore wind webinar ‘‘Health & Safety – Our industry’s...

WindEnergy Hamburg 2020 Goes Digital

Unusual times require unusual measure – and new ideas. Sometimes a proven concept has to be reinvented entirely: From 1 to 4 December 2020, WindEnergy Hamburg will be held as the first purely digital event in the history of Hamburg Messe und...

Enterprize Energy to Contract Tractebel Overdick for Pioneering ‘Energy Plus’ Offshore Wind Concept

Enterprize Energy, the pioneering offshore wind developer, has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Hamburg and Malaysia-based offshore wind engineering business, Tractebel Overdick. The two firms will work together...

Pure Safety Group Joins British Safety Industry Federation

Global fall protection company Pure Safety Group (PSG) announced a multi-faceted engagement with the British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF), the Safety and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) association in the UK. As part of the partnership, PSG...

Leeward Renewable Energy Completes Repowering and Financing for Sweetwater 3 Wind Farm

Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC (“Leeward”) announced the successful completion, in late September, of the repowering and final financial close of its Sweetwater 3 Wind Farm (“Sweetwater 3”) in Nolan County, Texas. Leeward procured the wind...

ArcVera Renewables Investigates Causes of a Significant Drop in Indian Wind Resource and Wind Farm Production

ArcVera Renewables, a leading international provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar and energy storage projects, was enlisted by a major Indian Independent Power Producer (IPP) to analyze wind resource variation cause and...

ALL Crane Adds Nine New Link-Belts

The ALL Family of Companies, the largest privately held crane rental and sales operation in North America, is adding nine new Link-Belt cranes to its fleet. The purchase comes on the heels of a previous 16-unit Link-Belt package announced earlier...

Rhode Island Partners with Network for Business-Based OSW Training

The Rhode Island Department of Labor and Training’s 

Aerones to Expand to the Offshore Wind Turbine Market with 2.5M Grant to Reduce Industry Costs and Increase Sustainability

Aerones has secured a grant from the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) to fund 2.5M EUR in R&D to develop offshore capabilities of its established onshore wind turbine blade inspection, maintenance, and repair solution. The grant...

IRENA and GWEC Enhance Cooperation to Scale Up Renewables Globally

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) signed a cooperation agreement in order to join efforts aimed at increasing the adoption and deployment of wind and renewable energy...

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New DNV Guidance on Wind Power Projects

NV has published a new Recommended Practice document that provides the wind power industry with in-depth knowledge...

The Wake Effect: Impacting turbine siting agreements

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Sany Electric Commissions First Wind Turbines in Texas

Sany Electric commissioned its first five 2MW wind turbines in the United States. There was a short ceremony at the...

US Forest Service Issues Final Agency Guidance for Wind Energy Special Use Authorizations

Nearly five years after issuing its draft directives, on August 4th, 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (“Forest...

New Tools to Determine Wind Energy & Solar Power Potential on Contaminated Lands

The US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory...

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