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RP Global has 1-GW pipeline of renewable projects to develop in Poland

Renewable energy developer RP Global announced that it is investing in the development of PV and wind power projects across Poland. Wojciech Glocko, former EPA Wind and utility manager, has been hired to head up...

Iberdrola plans first industrial-scale floating offshore wind farm in Spain with an investment of...

Iberdrola is planning what it says will be the first industrial scale floating offshore wind farm in Spain. The 300-MW project will cost more than €1 billion said the company. It will be located...
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South Korea announces ambitious 8.2GW wind complex

South Korea has unveiled a KRW 48.5 trillion ($43.2 billion) project to develop an 8.2GW wind complex offshore the Sinan County, South Jeolla Province. The project is said to be the world’s largest of...

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is supporting world’s largest wind farm with third interconnect contract

Hitachi ABB Power Grids announced that the owners/developers of the 3.6-GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm have selected it to connect the third transmission link from Dogger Bank to the UK mainland.  The link is 130 km. Hitachi ABB Power Grid is already delivering the interconnects...

BOEM to resume environmental review of 800-MW Vineyard Wind

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced last week that it intends to resume the environmental review of Vineyard Wind’s proposed offshore wind project. “Offshore wind has the potential to help our nation combat...
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GE awarded DoE grant to research 3D printing of wind turbine blades

GE Research, GE Renewable Energy, and LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business were recently selected by the US Department of Energy (DoE) to research the design and manufacture of 3D printed wind...

Wind developers are retrofitting newer projects with bigger, better blades

Xcel Energy recently received approval to repower a pair of wind farms originally built in 2015 to take advantage of improved technology and expiring tax credits. Utilities and developers are repowering wind turbines with bigger,...

FERC Order 845’s ‘option to build’ impacts renewable developers as much as the PTC...

Although the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order 845 a few years ago, developers of renewable generation are still discovering how it affects them and can provide greater flexibility and control for their projects.
Offshore Wind on Coast

Four key considerations for the development of U.S. offshore wind projects

Recent Congressional action extends tax credits, reach of “Jones Act” by David Cole, Debra Duncan, Shay Kuperman, John Michael, and Danielle Patterson at Vinson & Elkins L.L.P. Today, the U.S. has one offshore wind project in...
Wind Turbines

Bechtel-Reed JV guiding EPC work on 115-MW Black Rock wind farm

A joint venture of engineering, procurement and construction firms Bechtel and Reed & Reed will build a wind power farm in coal-rich West Virginia. Developer Clearway Energy Group selected the joint venture to lead construction...