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  • 9 October 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board has removed a requirement for the Icebreaker Wind project in Lake Erie to shut down its wind turbines during nighttime hours from March through November. Back in May, the Board approved the construction of the Icebreaker Wind project with 33 conditions, one of which was that the project’s six MHI […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has applied for a rehearing and reconsideration of Ohio Power Sitting Board’s ”fatal May 21 ruling” on the Icebreaker Wind project, arguing that the ”board stepped outside its statutory authority and violated Ohio law.” Back in May, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) approved the construction of the […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The decision of the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) that turbines at the Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie must be shut down during nighttime hours “may well be fatal to the entire project”, according to developer Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo). As reported, OPSB recently approved the construction of the 20.7 MW […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has approved the construction of the Icebreaker offshore wind project in Lake Erie, but with certain conditions. Under the terms of the conditioned certificate, Icebreaker must comply with 33 conditions prior, during, and after project construction, as well as during operations. Among the conditions, the 20.7 MW project must […]

  • 12 December 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Two US bird conservation groups have filed a lawsuit in a federal court over the proposed Icebreaker Wind offshore wind project in Lake Erie, Ohio. The Icebreaker offshore wind project will comprise six MHI Vestas turbines with a nameplate capacity rating of 3.45MW located some 10 miles offshore Cleveland. Construction could start by 2021, and once […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) has reached an agreement with the staff of the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) regarding the construction and operation of its Icebreaker Wind energy project. Now that LEEDCo has reached an agreement with staff, the next step is to seek approval from the Siting Board. The agreement has […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Environment, R&D

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) and the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) have entered an agreement to together conduct studies on the U.S. Icebreaker offshore wind project. LEEDCo and CIGLR, part of the University of Michigan, will focus on research to monitor and understand large scale processes on Lake Erie, as well as […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved project construction of the Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie, Ohio. USACE, the body administering and enforcing provisions of the Rivers and Harbors Act and the Clean Water Act, reviewed Icebreaker for more than two years. The permit follows last year’s decision from Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued the final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie, which states the project will not have a significant impact on the environment.

  • 2 August 2018

    The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has rescheduled the adjudicatory hearing regarding Icebreaker Windpower’s application to construct an offshore wind farm in Lake Erie in Cleveland, US.

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Section 401 water quality certificate of approval to Icebreaker Windpower Inc., confirming that the Icebreaker offshore wind project in the Lake Erie complies with federal standards relating to water pollution.

  • 9 July 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The technical staff of Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has published its Report of Investigation, recommending that the Board approves the construction of the proposed Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie, subject to certain conditions.

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) is holding a second local hearing about Icebreaker Windpower’s proposed offshore wind farm in Lake Erie in Cleveland, US, on 19 July.

  • 3 November 2017
    Environment

    Ohio’s Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO) and American Bird Conservancy (ABC) have contested the environmental assessment (EA) of Lake Erie’s 20.7MW Icebreaker offshore wind farm which states that the proposed project would have little or no impact on birds and bats.

  • 26 October 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has postponed the adjudicatory hearing previously scheduled for Icebreaker Windpower, Inc.’s application to construct an offshore wind farm in Lake Erie, Ohio.

  • 6 September 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) are requesting public input on the draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the 20.7MW Project Icebreaker.

  • 18 August 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a hearing to allow the public to express their views about Icebreaker Windpower, Inc.’s application to construct a wind-powered electric generation facility in Lake Erie.

  • 1 August 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has found that Icebreaker Windpower Inc.’s application for a permit to construct the 20.7MW Icebreaker wind farm in Lake Erie off Cleveland is now in compliance and ready to be processed.

  • 7 April 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has found the application submitted by the Icebreaker Windpower Inc. for a certificate to construct the 20.7MW Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie not to be in compliance with certain chapters of the Ohio Administrative Code.

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Icebreaker Windpower Inc. has filed an application for a certificate to construct the 20.7MW Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie with the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB).

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Co. (LEEDCo) is looking for local companies that will be a part of the Icebreaker project and will hold a supply chain event on 8 December in Cleveland. In early 2017, Icebreaker Wind Requests for Proposals will be released and each bid specification package will contain the Icebreaker Wind Regional […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) in Cleveland, Ohio has appointed international engineering and operations support services contractor Offshore Design Engineering Limited (ODE) as the engineering representative for Icebreaker Wind, a 20.7MW offshore wind project in Lake Erie. The appointment is the latest development in a three-year relationship between ODE and LEEDCo, the regional non-profit […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) will hold a public information meeting on the proposed 21MW Project Icebreaker offshore wind farm on 3 November, Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), the developer of the project, said. LEEDCo has invited all parties interested in the project to attend this event and submit comments that will help the company prepare its certificate application […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    LEEDCo, the developer of North America’s first freshwater offshore wind farm, has decided it will use six MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s (MVOW’s) 3.45MW wind turbines for its Icebreaker project. When asked by Offshore WIND about the decision to switch from Siemens 3MW turbines, Lorry Wagner, President of the Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), said: “MVOW is our preferred supplier for Icebreaker, but […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Cleveland-based Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has selected a local company, Middough Inc., to provide engineering services for the design and construction of the land based electric facilities needed to connect the Icebreaker offshore wind farm to the Cleveland Public Power (CPP) Lake Road substation. LEEDCo is the developer of Project Icebreaker, North America’s first freshwater […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Authorities

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) are requesting public input on the scope of an Environmental Assessment for the Icebreaker project and will hold a public scoping event on 28 September. Representatives from the federal agencies will be present to answer questions about the federal […]