Friday, August 12, 2022

Soul Jack-Up Vessel Is the Next Step Up For Offshore Wind

Ulstein and SeaOwls have launched a pioneering heavy-lift jack-up vessel design. The cruciform structural layout makes the solution more than 10 percent lighter than...

Two Sites Announced for Iowa’s Wind XI Project

MidAmerican Energy plans to build new wind farms in Boone, Greene, and Mahaska counties in Iowa. The two new wind farms will be the...

CEE Group Acquires a 19.8 MW Wind Farm

The Hamburg-based CEE Group continues to expand its wind portfolio and is acquiring the Gollenberg wind farm under construction in Rheinland-Pfalz. The seller is...

Lagerwey Building the First L136 4.5 MW Turbines for Growind

Wind-turbine manufacturer Lagerwey has received an order from Growind to build two L136 4.5 MW wind turbines in the Eemshaven in the northern part...

Allete Clean Energy Plans Expansion of North Dakota Wind Farm

Allete Clean Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Allete, Inc. will work with Montana-Dakota Utilities (MDU) to expand the Thunder Spirit wind farm in North...

Pattern Development Completes Financing for Wind Project in Japan

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) and Green Power Investment Corporation (GPI) have completed financing of the 33 MW Green Power Otsuki GK (Ohorayama...

122,000 Acres of Offshore North Carolina up for Auction

Furthering President Barack Obama’s comprehensive Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources, and cut carbon pollution, U.S. Secretary of...

Whirlpool Breaks Ground on Latest Ohio Wind-Power Project

Whirlpool Corporation recently broke ground on a project to build three wind turbines to help power its Marion, Ohio, manufacturing facility. The three turbines...

Siemens Celebrates Topping Out Ceremony at New Germany Turbine Factory

Siemens recently celebrated the topping out ceremony for its new wind-turbine manufacturing facility in Cuxhaven, Germany, attended by Parliamentary State Secretary Enak Ferlemann, Lower...

Siemens Receives Order for Onshore Wind Project in South Korea

Siemens Wind Power has received an order to supply 17 direct drive wind turbines for the Uljin onshore wind power plant in Gyeongsangbuk province...

Dong and Eversource Partner to Make Large-Scale Offshore Wind in the U.S.

Dong Energy is teaming up with Eversource Energy — the premiere transmission builder in New England — who has acquired a 50 percent ownership...

Grounding: The Key to Lightning Protection

By their very nature, wind turbines end up in harsh locations where damage from volatile weather makes them vulnerable. In fact, wind turbines may be...

CONSTRUCTION

2017 Wind Systems Buyer's Guide - Construction

A.K. Suda Liftboat Delivered to Owners

A.K. Suda has completed the design of a 320-foot (97.5-meter) truss-legged liftboat. This vessel was recently delivered to its owners. The vessel follows on...

Vestas Receives 100 MW Order in Michigan

Sempra U.S. Gas & Power has ordered 29 V126-3.45 MW turbines from Vestas. The turbines will be deployed at the 100 MW Apple Blossom...

Siemens to Supply 64 Wind Turbines for U.S. Onshore Project

Siemens has received an order to supply, install, and commission 64 onshore wind turbines for the onshore Grant Plains Wind project in Oklahoma for...

All-Terrain Crane Erects 14 Turbines at a Mile-High Altitude

The Terex® AC 1000 all-terrain crane recently proved it was virtually predestined to erect large wind turbines in hard-to-reach areas. Before Austrian crane service provider...

Alliant Energy to Invest $1 Billion in Iowa Wind Project

Iowans will soon see a significant increase in clean, economical wind generation from Alliant Energy. Alliant Energy CEO Patricia Kampling and Gov. Terry Branstad announced...

GE Renewable Energy’s First Offshore Wind-Turbine Nacelles Headed to the U.S.

The GE Renewable Energy offshore wind-turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France, is completing the manufacturing of its first commercial series of Haliade Offshore wind turbine...

The Wind Professional’s Guide for Flood, Debris, and Erosion Control

Challenges in providing adequate erosion control in the field require a diverse toolbox of solutions. As lands are disturbed, erosion and sediment control professionals...
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