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TRI-Lift Appointed as a Bronto Skylift distributor

TRI-Lift has been appointed as Bronto Skylift’s distributor in Canada. TRI-Lift is a division of TRI-Crane, which was founded by three partners, Jason Hanna, Mark Williams and Aaron Hanna in March 2019 and is based in...

New York Doubles Offshore Wind Commitments as U.S. Continues Moving Forward

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced two new state contracts to procure 2,490 MW of offshore wind from Equinor Wind U.S. via the Empire Wind II and Beacon Wind projects, effectively doubling the state’s offshore wind power procurement and...

SUNY and NYSERDA Launch State’s New Offshore Wind Training Institute to Train 2,500 Workers

The State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) launched New York’s Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI) to train 2,500 workers as part of the largest public investment in...

Equinor Selected for Largest-ever U.S. Offshore Wind Award

Equinor was selected to provide New York State with offshore wind power in one of the largest renewable energy procurements in the U.S. to date. Under the award, Equinor and incoming strategic partner bp will provide 1,260 megawatts (MW) of...

Manitowoc Crawler Cranes Deliver Strong Performance to Wind Farm Builder IEA Constructors

Machine wear on cranes is a significant issue for those working in wind energy applications. The installation of turbines usually requires crawler cranes to travel hundreds of miles in the course of an assignment, which will result in proportional...

Successful Partnership: wpd Awards Nordex Group Contract for 188 MW in Finland

wpd and its Finnish team can report an important success in one of Northern Europe's growth markets. In the 188 MW project "Karhunnevankangas" in the western Finnish region of Österbotten the decision has been made which turbine type will be...

GE Renewable Energy Announces 235 MW Repower and Greenfield Expansion for Leeward’s Aragonne Wind Project

GE Renewable Energy announced that it has been selected by Leeward Renewable Energy, LLC (Leeward) as its wind turbine technology partner to repower its 90 MW Aragonne Wind Project in Guadalupe County, New Mexico. When combined with the...

Mayflower Wind “Low Cost Energy” Price Anticipated to Go Even Lower Due to Unique Commitment to Pass Cost Savings of Federal Tax Credits to Customers

Mayflower Wind, the developer of an offshore wind project located over 30 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard and 20 miles south of Nantucket, announced that the cost of power to customers from the 804 megawatts (MWs) of offshore wind power covered...

Corvus Energy Receives ESS Order from Wärtsilä for Four Harvey Gulf OSVs

Corvus Energy is pleased to announce an order from Wärtsilä for four Energy Storage Systems (ESS) for the offshore support vessel fleet operated by Louisiana-based Harvey Gulf. The orders follow the successful sea trial of Harvey...

Consumers Energy's Gratiot Farms Wind Project Now Producing Power

Consumers Energy announced Gratiot Farms Wind Project is operational and contributing 150 megawatts of clean, renewable energy to customers in Michigan. "We are excited to have completed construction and bring Gratiot Farms online to serve...

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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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