The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has begun a comprehensive geotechnical investigation of the soils under an area of the lake facing Cleveland, where it plans to install six “mono bucket” foundations for its 19.2MW Icebreaker wind project.
26 August 2015 08:40 GMT
UK R&D body the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched a £1m ($1.56m) joint industry project aimed at tackling leading edge erosion in wind turbine blades, a key operations and maintenance challenge facing the offshore sector.
14 July 2015 03:29 GMT
Iberdrola will make history in the US renewables industry today when it breaks ground in North Carolina on the first wind project in the country’s nine-state Southeast – with Amazon Web Services (AWS) confirmed as the 208MW plant's off-taker.
13 July 2015 05:11 GMT
France – which has yet to install a single turbine off its coastline – nonetheless has great expectations for its floating wind power sector, with no fewer than three pioneering concepts now making their way towards tow-out as the country prepares to launch a tender for the technology.
09 July 2015 10:34 GMT
France this month is planning to launch a pioneering tender for floating offshore wind, while onshore installations during the first half of 2015 point to the highest annual additions for at least five years, French industry association FEE said.
08 July 2015 10:54 GMT
The UK's Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has unveiled first findings from a new report that assesses the current market readiness of floating wind technology, running the rule over some 30 concepts now on the drawing board and giving detailed appraisals of the most commercially advanced models.
23 June 2015 08:57 GMT
A Marubeni-led consortium has finished mounting a 7MW wind turbine on a three-column semi-submersible floating platform and is ready to tow it to a testing site off the coast of Japan's Fukushima prefecture by 30 June.
22 June 2015 06:02 GMT
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