Archives September 2018


September 2018


The Case for a Jones Act WTIV

Wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) will allow for faster and more efficient offshore construction.

Offshore wind farms in the U.S. have been talked about for years. The pioneering effort that brought the industry this far has not been without casualties. These haunt many an investor to this day. Notwithstanding the history, the promising projects that are underway could not have been possible had the drivers not taken the past […]
Ajay Suda

Canada’s lowest-cost power option

As Canada moves toward a low-carbon energy future, economical wind energy will be indispensable for meeting climate commitments

Canada is the ninth largest wind-power producer in the world, with an installed capacity of 12,723 MW. At the beginning of 2018, we had 295 wind farms, comprising 6,415 individual turbines. There are wind facilities in every Canadian province and territory except Nunavut. More wind capacity has been built over the past decade than any […]
Robert Hornung


DOE reports distributed wind has surpassed 1 GW

U.S. distributed wind market surpassed the 1 GW milestone with 81,000 turbines generating power across 50 states, according to the 2017 Distributed Wind Market Report released recently by the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. In 2017, 21 states added 83.7 MW of new distributed wind capacity. Iowa leads all […]
August 31, 2018