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The UK Planning Inspectorate is holding hearings and accompanied site inspections for the Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm as part of its examination of Ørsted’s application for an order granting development consent. The first hearing will take place on 28 January at 7:00 p.m. local time at the North Norfolk District Council. The next three meetings […]
The UK Planning Inspectorate has appointed the Examining Authority for Vattenfall’s application for the Thanet Extension development consent order (DCO).
The UK Secretary of State has accepted for examination Vattenfall’s application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind project.
The UK Secretary of State has accepted for examination Vattenfall’s application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Thanet Extension offshore wind project.
Vattenfall has submitted an application for the development consent order (DCO) for the Thanet Extension offshore wind farm to the UK Planning Inspectorate.
The UK Planning Inspectorate has accepted for examination Ørsted’s application for the Hornsea Project Three Development Consent Order (DCO).
Ørsted has submitted an application to the UK Planning Inspectorate for a Hornsea Project Three Development Consent Order (DCO).
The European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme is funding CL-Windcon (Closed Loop Wind Farm Control) project with EUR 4.9 million. CL-Windcon aims to lead to a reduction of the levelised cost of energy by 10% achieved through an increase in energy production, a reduction of O&M costs, lifetime extension and material cost reductions. The […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tidal Lagoon Power has cut its workforce by one fifth as its proposed GBP 1 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project faces uncertainty and possibly further setbacks, according to local media. The company, which currently employs just under 100 people, has reportedly made most of the 17 job cuts at its headquarters in Gloucestershire. No changes […]
The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) yesterday began a comprehensive geotechnical investigation of the soils under Lake Erie, where six Mono Bucket foundations will be installed for the Icebreaker offshore wind project. LEEDCo will test the soil and collect samples at each of the six locations, the same type of tests that are done […]
Triton Knoll Offshore Wind Farm has submitted an application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for the Triton Knoll Electrical System on 24 April 2015. “The application and associated documents will be reviewed by the Planning Inspectorate and we await confirmation that our application has been accepted,” said the company in a statement for Offshore […]
On April 21, the County Council of Erie County, Pennsylvania voted unanimously to join the Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), the non-profit organization based in Northeast Ohio leading the effort to develop the offshore wind industry in Lake Erie. Erie County becomes the first county outside of Ohio to join the public-private partnership. Membership […]
The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that it is leading an international engineering team to design an offshore wind turbine foundation optimized for fabrication in the United States. The design will catalyze domestic manufacturing growth by removing barriers to entry faced by U.S.-based steel fabricators that want to supply foundations for the […]
Dong Energy today welcomed the decision of the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change to grant development consent for the Burbo Bank Extension Offshore Wind Farm development in Liverpool Bay. The Development Consent Order (DCO) was approved by the Rt.Hon. Edward Davey MP at the recommendation of the Planning Inspectorate and covers all […]
Last week, Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) held its third presentation to promote offshore wind energy. Eric Ritter, LEEDCo communications manager, discussed the Icebreaker offshore wind project in front of the crowd at the Jefferson Educational Society. The company plans to build a six-turbine pilot project in Lake Erie. Some residents voiced their concerns […]
Despite not winning federal government grant, a Cleveland-based non-profit group which plans to build a wind farm in Lake Erie is keen on advancing with the project. Although Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) did not qualify for the USD 47 million grant, the Department of Energy (DOE) gave LEEDCo USD 3 million to complete […]
Windcomm will host an offshore event OBMC (Offshore Business Meetings and Conference) on July 3, 2014 in Rendsburg, where effects of the EEG amendment on offshore industry will be one of the most important topics. “The implementation of the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) and the development of a new energy market is a process […]
A remote-controlled drone with four helicopter-like rotors, weighing no more than two kilograms and equipped with a camera has been successfully used to inspect Forewind’s meteorological masts located more than 130 kilometres from the UK coast. The innovative approach to inspection borrowed a technique from the oil and gas sector where remotely operated aerial vehicles […]
The Planning Inspectorate has today (6 March 2014) accepted for consideration the application by Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc (TLSB) for consent to build the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Acceptance means that the application has reached the required standards to proceed to public examination before being determined by the Secretary of State for Energy & […]
Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has selected a monopile foundation design for the offshore wind pilot project in Lake Erie, writes Cleveland news portal. This monopile would be fitted with ice cones, a proven technology which will protect wind turbines from crushing ice. Over the last six months, LEEDCo has been working with European […]
After more than three years of surveys, research, consultation and reporting, Forewind has submitted its application for a Development Consent Order (DCO) for Dogger Bank Creyke Beck to the Planning Inspectorate. Dogger Bank Creyke Beck comprises two offshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of 2.4 gigawatts (GW). They will will connect into the existing Creyke […]