Archives November 2018


November 2018



Poll shows strong support for Saskatchewan wind

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) recently released the results of polling conducted by Saskatoon-based Insightrix Research at an industry event held in Regina. The province-wide representative poll showed overwhelming support for the development of wind energy with 84 percent of respondents supporting policies that encourage the development of wind energy in Saskatchewan and 78 […]
December 5, 2018

Wind companies announce Wind Wildlife Research Fund

More than two dozen companies in the U.S. wind power industry have signed up so far to back a new fund facilitating research that will speed development and deployment of innovative solutions related to wind and wildlife. The news was announced at the Intercontinental St. Paul Riverfront Hotel in Saint Paul, Minn., before an audience […]
December 5, 2018

Cherbourg blade factory reaches 2018 hiring target

Cherbourg blade factory recently completed its 2018 recruitment plan at its offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing site in Cherbourg, France. The site counts more than 100 employees, 34 percent of whom are women. The first group of 30 newly-hired employees, from all functions, participated in the launch of the factory’s Center of Excellence training center […]
December 5, 2018

Boskalis wins contract for Ostwind 2 grid connections

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a sizable export cable installation contract for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection. The contract was awarded by 50Hertz and carries a value for Boskalis in excess of 250 million euros, making this the largest cable installation contract acquired by Boskalis ever. The contract scope comprises design […]
December 5, 2018

BOEM seeks comments from the public

In support of the president’s America-First Offshore Energy Strategy, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) recently announced its intention to issue a Notice of Availability (NOA) for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) submitted by Vineyard Wind LLC. This would allow it to construct and operate an […]
December 5, 2018

Another ADIPEC success for HTL Group

HTL Group recently returned to ADIPEC to showcase their U.K. designed and manufactured controlled bolting equipment on the EIC U.K. Pavilion. With more than 110,000 delegates in attendance each year, ADIPEC was always on the agenda for HTL Group to demonstrate bolting solutions to industry professionals in attendance at the show. Whilst meeting and networking […]
November 28, 2018