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BOEM proposes “Design Envelope” approach to offshore wind construction

By Michelle Froese In support of the Administration’s “America First Energy Plan,” the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is pleased to announce the availability of draft guidelines for the use of a “Design Envelope” approach in Construction and Operations Plans (COPs) for offshore wind energy facilities in the United States. BOEM’s draft guidelines for…

Tuscon Electric seeking bids for up to 150 MW of wind energy

By Michelle Froese Tucson Electric Power (TEP) has announced plans to issue a request for proposals (RFP) this week for the design and construction of new wind energy resources that could power up to 31,000 homes annually. TEP anticipates adding 800 MW of new renewable capacity by the end of 2030, boosting its total renewable…

Jay County Council leaves door open for possible wind farm #IN

By National Wind Watch Anticipating that possibility, Jay County Council on Wednesday decided it would consider requests for tax abatements this year on construction projects of at least $25 million. Council members also got a brief update on the county’s year-end finances. The decision for council to consider abatements this year – it had imposed…

PVHardware’s single-axis tracker passes IEC standard

By Kelly Pickerel PVH has announced that its single-axis tracker Monoline has been validated by TÜV Rheinland for passing IEC 62817, for “PV systems — design qualification of solar trackers.” With its motor-per-row architecture, the Monoline is especially suited for hilly terrain and irregular shaped plots, as well as those with obstacles present. Bolted structural…

Sammons acquires 163-MW Texas wind development from Apex

By Michelle Froese Sammons Renewable Energy (SRE) announced the acquisition of Midway Wind, from Apex Clean Energy. Franklin Park Investments identified and assisted with structuring the deal and closing the transaction on behalf of SRE. Located on the Texas Gulf Coast in San Patricio County, Midway Wind is a development project with plans including construction…

Eni licenses EST technology to Sinopec to convert residues to high-quality light products; eliminating pet-coke and fuel oil

By mmillikin Eni’s proprietary Eni Slurry Technology (EST) is able to convert refining residues entirely into high-quality light products, eliminating both liquid and solid refining residues with significant environmental benefits. Eni has now sold the licence and basic engineering project to the Chinese company Sinopec for the construction of a refining plant based on EST….

Dulas to provide met mast services for SSE’s onshore wind projects

By Michelle Froese Dulas, a renewable energy developer, and consultancy has announced that it has secured four framework agreements for meteorological (met) mast installation work at new onshore wind projects for SSE, Innogy, Brookfield Renewable UK, and E.ON. The agreements will see Dulas carry out detailed site assessments, construction programme design, and the calibration of…

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