Offshore wind power Stories February 10

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas today announced the launch of its new offshore wind turbine – the V236-15.0MW. It replaces US conglomerate GE’s 14MW Haliade-X as having the distinction of being the world’s largest offshore wind turbine.

expand full story

Offshore wind power Stories January 8

Robots aren’t going to take over the world, but they can definitely make life a lot easier for humans. And that was the aim of BladeBUG, a UK startup that has developed insect-like robots to inspect, maintain, and repair offshore wind turbine blades without the need for rope access.

expand full story

Offshore wind power Stories December 23, 2020

The state of New Jersey is investing in a $250 million manufacturing facility to build steel components, known as monopiles, for offshore wind turbines. It will serve the entire US offshore wind industry.

expand full story

Offshore wind power Stories December 18, 2020

Equinor’s and SSE’s Dogger Bank is the world’s largest offshore wind farm. It’s being built in three phases — A, B, and C — off England’s northeast coast. And phase C will see GE’s 14MW Haliade-X turbines, upgraded from 13MW (previously the most powerful offshore wind turbine in operation), deployed for the first time.

expand full story

Offshore wind power Stories December 11, 2020

One of Europe’s largest vertical farms is up and running in a warehouse near Copenhagen, and it’s powered by wind. That’s not surprising, since Denmark has the highest proportion of wind power in the world.

expand full story

Offshore wind power Stories November 11, 2020

The green energy industry is obviously delighted about Joe Biden’s US presidential win. Biden wants to rejoin the Paris Accord, rapidly accelerate green energy, and create millions of green energy jobs. Here’s what five CEOs had to say about the president-elect.

expand full story

Offshore wind power Stories June 16, 2020

Danish green energy giant Ørsted CEO Henrik Poulsen has resigned after an eight-year tenure. Ørsted is now the world’s biggest offshore wind developer. It recently installed its 1,500th offshore wind turbine, in announced on June 11.

expand full story

Offshore wind power Stories May 25, 2020

Ohio unanimously approved the Icebreaker wind farm, North America’s first offshore freshwater project. It is planned for Lake Erie, near Cleveland (pictured). However, there’s a rather large hitch.

expand full story

Offshore wind power Stories January 31, 2020

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • The US now has nearly 60,000 wind turbines spinning across 41 states and two US territories.
  • Some New York City councillors want to turn Rikers Island jail complex into a green energy hub.
  • The College of William & Mary will source nearly 50% of the university’s electricity from solar.

expand full story

Offshore wind power Stories October 14, 2019

In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB):

  • Green energy generates more electricity than fossil fuels for first time in the UK.
  • Ax air miles programs to reduce carbon emissions, says British government’s climate-change advisers.
  • As KLM Royal Dutch Airlines turns 100, it’s taking active steps to reduce carbon emissions.
  • Washington, DC’s historic preservation board rejects front-facing solar panels.

expand full story

Powered by WordPress.com VIP