Ohio legislators voice strong support for state’s wind industry, especially Lake Erie’s Icebreaker project

A comment recently submitted to the Ohio Power Siting Board includes endorsements for obtaining wind-generated power from Lake Erie.

Amphenol Industrial launches new connectors for wind applications

Amphenol Industrial Products Group, a global leader in interconnect systems, now offers an array of high quality, reliable connectors for use in the wind power industry. From power connectors and signal connectors, backplane connectors, rugged data cables, and switches to complete cable assemblies, fiber optic connectors, and assemblies, Amphenol has a connector for every wind power application.

Northeast states release three reports on offshore wind development

Offshore Wind is gaining momentum as a significant new source of renewable energy in markets across the Northeast, and these reports demonstrate that this regional resource will create thousands of new American energy jobs in the process

Amazon has launched 18 wind and solar projects across the U.S. More to come

In addition to its investment in renewable energy, Amazon’s commitment to sustainability includes innovations like Frustration-Free Packaging programs, which eliminated more than 55,000 tons of packaging last year.

Mammoet introduces Enviro-Mat

After the project has been completed, Enviro-Mat can be kept in place for decades. It can also be crushed and mixed back into the soil with no negative impact on the surrounding environment.

Automating construction and a spar buoy of geopolymer concrete could take big bites out of offshore construction costs

If new techniques do not bring down costs of automating the construction of wind farms offshore, the industry will be difficult to justify outside of government largess. Fortunately, the two ideas here suggest that is quite possible to take sharp knifes to high costs.

Should a contractor design to spec or design for function?

The issue is particularly marked where a contract provides that the contactor must design and build in accordance with a prescribed standard but also that the product must be fit for its intended purpose.

Ireland’s 330-MW Oriel Wind Farm receives investment from offshore developer Parkwind

Parkwind, one of Europe’s leading offshore wind farm developers, has agreed to a significant investment to become a strategic partner in the Oriel Wind Farm—the 330-MW offshore wind project proposed for the North Irish Sea. Oriel Wind Farm is the front-runner of Ireland’s offshore wind projects and this partnership strengthens Oriel’s ambition to become the

Senvion awarded its first wind order in Argentina

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has secured an agreement for its first partnership in Argentina with EREN Renewable Energy for the supply and delivery of 27 Senvion 3.6M114 NES turbines. The project, developed and owned by EREN RE, was awarded a PPA in the RENOVAR Round 1 tender in October of 2016.

FTS 370 Vanguard medium series product announcement

As a result of feedback, we’re excited to announce the new FTS 370 Vanguard Medium tower lighting series which has begun shipping.