The HVDC platform installation is a major milestone for offshore grid expansion.

Siemens successfully installs third HVDC platform in the North Sea for TenneT

Siemens has completed installation of the offshore platform for the direct-current connection HelWin2. Working under contract from the German-Dutch grid operator TenneT, Siemens has thus achieved a decisive milestone of the German grid connection projects. “We have now installed three high-tech platforms for TenneT in the North Sea. The HelWin2 project is now in the

GN Renewable Investments will use Nordex’s N100/2500 wind turbines to power two projects in France.

Nordex delivers turn-key wind farms to France

Nordex has sold the French wind farm projects “Aubigeon” and “Les Touches” to the investment company GN Renewable Investments. “We are pleased to finalize the sale of two further projects in France developed by our own organization”, states Nordex Management Board member Lars Bondo Krogsgaard. The projects have been developed by Nordex in cooperation with

The data collected by the lidar will guide the manufacturer’s wind-turbine design decisions.

NPS purchases Wind Iris Lidar from Renewable NRG Systems to validate power curves, conduct product testing

Renewable NRG Systems, a designer and manufacturer of decision support tools for the global renewable energy industry, has supplied a Wind Iris nacelle-mounted Lidar system to Northern Power Systems Corp. for the purpose of performing power curve testing and validation of the NPS 100 wind turbine platform. The Wind Iris will be used to measure

Offshore wind

New NWF report on Atlantic offshore wind power

As the federal government continues to designate offshore wind leasing areas, how much energy potential is currently available for the Atlantic Coast? How much progress has been made toward getting wind turbines into the water? How can offshore wind power protect ratepayers from energy market price spikes? What actions do state leaders need to take

GE 1.6

SSE Renewables selects GE turbines for Scottish wind farm

Further advancing the growth of renewable energy throughout the United Kingdom, GE announced that it will supply SSE Renewables with 33 GE 2.85-100 wind turbines for the Dunmaglass Wind Farm, located near Inverness, Scotland. GE specially designed these wind turbines for the project with a 70-meter tower so they meet the associated planning conditions that

•	The winning bidder or bidders will have one year in which to submit a site assessment for the work necessary to determine if a project on the leasehold is actually feasible.

Does U.S. offshore wind finally have wind at its back? DOI announces plan for largest auction to date

This article comes from Foley Hoad LLP DOI Secretary Jewell recently joined with Governor Patrick to announce plans to auction more than 1,000 square miles on the Outer Continental Shelf offshore Massachusetts for wind energy development. The auction, which will be implemented as four separate leases, pretty much will follow the form of earlier lease auctions: Bidders will be prequalified to

Mortenson Construction has completed construction of the Two Dot wind project located in Two Dot, Montana.

Mortenson Construction completes Two Dot Wind Farm in Montana

Mortenson Construction has completed construction of the Two Dot wind project located in Two Dot, Montana. Owned by NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV), an unregulated clean energy subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NJR), the 9.73 MW project is the company’s first onshore wind project. It was energized early in June. The energy produced is sold to

Navigant research

The coming role of distributed resources and virtual power plants

This article from Navigant Research tells of a global market analysis and provides a forecast for demand response, supply-side, and mixed asset, virtual power plants or VPPs The evolution of energy markets is accelerating in the direction of a greater reliance on distributed energy resources (DER). Successful strategies to manage this increasing two-way complexity are

FERC table New Gen in service

FERC issues encouraging Energy Infrastructure Update report

According to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s Office of Energy Projects, wind, solar, biomass, and hydropower provided 88.2% of new installed U.S. electrical generating capacity for the month of May. Two new “units” of wind provided 203 MW, five units of solar provided 156 MW, 1 unit of

Lorry on GE Turbine in Norway 9-2010

2014 Innovator: Dr. Lorry Wagner, president of LEEDCo

The East and West coasts are not the only places for offshore turbines in the U.S. The Great Lakes, Lake Erie in particular, is the site for North America’s first inland offshore turbines, in part thanks to the research and persistence of Dr. Lorry Wagner, President of the Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation. Dr. Wagner