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Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind project begins environmental impact study

By WPED Staff The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) gave the approval to prepare an Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for Kitty Hawk North, the first offshore project within the company’s Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA). “Kitty Hawk can transform the energy mix of Virginia and North Carolina while delivering a triple-win for…

Former AWEA group to merge with Energy Storage Association

By WPED Staff The boards of directors of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) have voted to pursue a merger of the two trade associations to combine their staff, programs, and members. ACP launched in 2021 as a new trade association unifying the wind, solar, storage and transmission…

800-MW Vineyard Wind offshore project will be union-built

By WPED Staff Vineyard Wind entered a project labor agreement (PLA) with Massachusetts Building Trades and local union affiliates for the construction of Vinyard Wind 1, an 800-MW offshore wind project, later this year. Copyright: Matthias Ibeler. “We are proud to work with organized labor to make history by building the nation’s first large-scale offshore…

Leeward begins repowering, construction on 235 MW of New Mexico wind projects

By WPED Staff Leeward Renewable Energy has closed construction financing to repower its 90-MW Aragonne Wind project and the construction of the new 145-MW Aragonne Mesa Wind project. Under a previously announced power purchase agreement with Arizona Public Service Company (APS), the projects, which will use GE wind turbine technology, will provide a combined 200…

ERM acquires Renewables Consulting Group

By WPED Staff The world’s largest pure-play sustainability advisory firm, ERM, has acquired RCG (The Renewables Consulting Group) – a global market intelligence, management consulting, and technical advisory firm operating exclusively in the renewable energy sector. The acquisition expands ERM’s capabilities to support clients across the entire lifecycle of large-scale renewable energy projects, from market…

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