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  • 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.

  • 18 March 2014
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Several key environmental groups support Icebreaker™, the 6-turbine offshore wind pilot project in Lake Erie that would be the first of its kind in the Great Lakes. In letters posted on Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation’s (LEEDCo) website, The Ohio Environmental Council, The Nature Conservancy, Environment Ohio, The Sierra Club, Mom’s Clean Air Force, Ohio […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 25 March 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cleveland Public Power (CPP) has been authorised by Cleveland City Council to negotiate contracts with the US spin-off of Fred. Olsen Renewables, which will most likely build LEEDCo’s Icebreaker project, local media writes. Namely, CPP’s Lake Road Substation should provide the main connection point for Icebreaker to feed the project’s power into the electrical grid, and the […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) is gaining more and more public support for its Icebreaker demonstration offshore wind project. Via the POWER Pledge, people can sign up and take the pledge to purchase a portion of their electricity from America’s first freshwater offshore wind project, located on Lake Erie. So far, more than 3,000 […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that experienced wind turbine installation firm Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS is joining the development team for Project Icebreaker, an offshore wind demonstration project in Lake Erie. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, based in Oslo, Norway, provides innovative and tailored services for the transport, installation and maintenance of offshore […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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).

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 January 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced there is $5 million in new funding for Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), the non-profit corporation leading the effort for the first freshwater offshore wind project in the nation. “The DOE funding for ‘Icebreaker’ is a testament and vote of confidence for LEEDCo’s world-class team members and […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 21 August 2013

    Icebreaker, the initial project, is designed to be a catalyst to building an industry in Ohio by capturing first-mover advantages associated with job creation and economic development. Icebreaker will consist of nine Siemens 3.0 MW direct drive turbines (27 MW) located 7 miles northwest of Cleveland in areas identified as “favorable” by the Ohio Department […]

  • 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.

  • 18 September 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Power Siting Board has unanimously approved an amendment which would eliminate the nighttime shutdown condition for the Icebreaker offshore wind project. The revised ruling has yet to be drafted and voted on. While the final decision is not yet in place, the amendment, offered by Mary Mertz, director of the Ohio Department of […]

  • 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) […]