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Ohio Eliminates “Feathering” Requirement for Icebreaker Wind Project, but Some Bird Protections Remain

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) reversed its decision to require a stringent wildlife protection measure for Icebreaker Wind, 

Mortenson Marks 25 Years at the Forefront of U.S. Wind Power

Mortenson entered the wind industry in 1995 with a single wind turbine project in Iowa. Twenty-five years later with projects that have spanned North America, the company stands today at the forefront of wind power ranked as one of the leading...

Region's Largest Wind Project Commences Development in Vermilion County

A 255-megawatt (MW), 15,000-acre wind project, Vermilion Wind, projected to be the largest in East Central Illinois, has commenced its development phase in Vermilion County with several key milestones in place.  The wind development...

Big Changes at IdentiFlight

We are happy to announce some exciting changes at IdentiFlight! Tom Hiester has recently retired from IdentiFlight. Tom has been involved with IdentiFlight from day one and his contributions and leadership as President have been...

Corvus Energy Awarded Contract for Five New Ferries to be Built at Holland Shipyard Group for GVB in Amsterdam

Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that the company has been selected by Holland Ship Electric to supply lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five new all-electric...

LOC Germany Developing Reputation as a Provider of Marine Surveys and Inspections

LOC Germany, a subsidiary of LOC Group, the premier international marine and engineering consulting firm, has been awarded works with Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement (BSM) to provide remote Dynamic Positioning (DP) trials. The scope of work...

Midseason Tonnage Report: Lows and Highs During a Pandemic

After an early summer surge, maritime tonnage through the Port of Duluth-Superior slowed atypically in August, amidst a tepid recovery from COVID-induced lows. Total tonnage stood 31 percent behind the 2019 pace through Aug. 31, driven...

DNV GL Chosen as Lead Partner in Offshore Coordination Project for Great Britain

DNV GL, the world's largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has been appointed by National Grid ESO as a lead partner in the Offshore Wind Coordination project in Great Britain. The project will analyse a...

Longitude Provides Installation Engineering and Metocean Support for St Nazaire OWF, France

Longitude, the engineering and design branch of LOC Group, is pleased to announce that it has completed a range of environmental engineering analyses, crucial to supporting the planning for  upcoming export cable installation operations for the...

Natural Power Advises Apollo Global Management, Inc. on US Wind deal

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has provided due diligence on US Wind’s Maryland Offshore Wind Project (MarWin) to support Apollo Global Management’s investment decision to commit up to $265 million of...

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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

In their efforts to create energy from wind, turbine blades also affect the very airflow they attempt to capture....

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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