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Industry requests larger offshore wind infrastructure budget in letter to Congress

By WPED Staff The American Clean Power Association (ACPA) and several offshore wind industry members addressed a letter to Congress requesting the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program’s budget be increased to $750 million in the FY 2022 infrastructure appropriations bill. The letter cites President Joe Biden’s clean energy goals and coastal states’ goal of…

Biden Administration sets offshore wind development goals

By WPED Staff The Biden Administration today announced plans to bolster offshore wind development, strengthen the domestic supply chain and create union jobs. National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg met with state officials, industry executives and labor leaders to…

Curtiss-Wright and dolphitech team up on predictive wind turbine maintenance service

By WPED Staff Curtiss-Wright partnered with dolphitech to provide predictive turbine maintenance and blade inspection services to the domestic and international wind market. This collaboration pairs Curtiss-Wright’s StressWave and PdP Pattern Recognition software platforms with dolphitech’s next generation dolphicam2 ultrasonic inspection technology to provide users with a comprehensive view of their wind turbine blade health….

A positive trend: U.S. offshore wind solicitations address equity

By WPED Contributor By Georgena Terry, Clean Energy States Alliance Energy equity has become an increasing priority at both the national and state levels. As offshore wind moves into a major development phase, ensuring that it advances energy equity and environmental justice is essential. For the federal government, President Joe Biden elevated the importance of…

Enel begins construction on 350-MW wind + storage project in Texas

By WPED Staff Enel, through its U.S. renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, has started construction of Azure Sky wind + storage, its first large-scale hybrid project globally to integrate wind and battery storage at one site. Located in Throckmorton County, Texas, the 350-MW wind farm paired with approximately 137 MW of battery storage…

ABS publishes report assessing US infrastructure readiness for offshore wind

By WPED Staff ABS has published a report evaluating the U.S. offshore wind industry’s readiness to deliver the 40 GW of offshore wind capacity the International Energy Agency estimates will be installed by 2040. “Offshore Wind Report, Positioning for U.S. Expansion: U.S. Ports and Vessels Innovation,” is a document assessing U.S. port infrastructure, availability of…

IEA handling construction on 190-MW Kansas wind farm project

By WPED Staff Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, an infrastructure construction company with specialized energy and heavy civil expertise, has been awarded the Jayhawk Wind Farm contract for the construction of a 190-MW utility-scale wind farm in Bourbon and Crawford counties in Kansas. Apex Clean Energy, which develops, constructs and operates utility-scale wind and solar power…

Register now for virtual US Offshore Wind 2021 conference

By WPED Staff US Offshore Wind 2021 May 25 – 27, 2021, Virtual Conference US Offshore Wind 2021 is America’s largest networking hub for businesses that are looking to invest, find partners and secure contracts in multi-billion-dollar projects. Learn about supply chain opportunities, project announcements, regulatory updates, market developments, plus you will network with the…

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