Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), a Danish fund manager with ties to Dong Energy, has acquired OffshoreMW, the Blackstone-backed developer that holds the rights to a 1GW offshore wind zone in waters south of Massachusetts.
Fred Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has left for Denmark after installing all five 6MW Haliade turbines this month at the Block Island pioneering US offshore wind farm in Rhode Island state waters.
22 August 2016 05:03 GMT
A key committee of the Wyoming Legislature will meet on 22-23 September to discuss two draft bills that would increase taxes on the wind industry there, a potential move that developers warn would price their projects out of western US renewable energy markets.
19 August 2016 06:54 GMT
AES Corp. scored an order from utility San Diego Gas and Electric to build two battery-storage arrays to help smooth California’s influx of renewables, with one of the arrays to become the largest in the US upon its completion early next year.
19 August 2016 02:45 GMT
The nascent US offshore wind industry reached a milestone today when Fred Olsen Windcarrier’s Brave Tern jack-up vessel completed installation of the fifth of five 6MW turbines at the Block Island project site in state waters off Rhode Island.
18 August 2016 10:04 GMT
Developers had 110GW of wind power capacity within regional interconnection queues around the US at the end of 2015, while project sponsors last year raised a record amount of new tax equity, according to a new Department of Energy (DOE) report.
17 August 2016 10:47 GMT
More US cities are making environmental and political commitments to be powered 100% by renewable energy led by heavily populated San Diego, San Francisco and San Jose in California, according to a new Sierra Club report that highlights 10 of them.
15 August 2016 05:27 GMT
The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has proposed a commercial wind energy lease sale for 122,405 acres (495.3sq km) off the coast of North Carolina, adding policy momentum for an industry that is taking shape along the east coast.
12 August 2016 07:42 GMT
Bankrupt SunEdison is looking to sell 14 PV projects located in five US states totaling nearly 1.7GW of nameplate generation capacity to NRG Energy, one of the largest solar portfolios offered for sale globally this decade.
12 August 2016 02:53 GMT
US wind blade manufacturer TPI Composites had robust second quarter earnings and sales growth while announcing an extension and expansion of its long-term supply deal with Nordex from an existing manufacturing facility in Turkey through 2020.
10 August 2016 10:46 GMT
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