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  • 30 September 2011
    R&D, Technology

      Andrie Specialized will be deploying the WindSentinel at various locations throughout Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. The WindSentinel will be used to help conduct a comprehensive Great Lakes wind assessment review that features offshore wind assessment and related environmental studies on Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. The buoy will provide near real-time wind data […]

  • 13 October 2010

    Lake Erie Alternative Power (LEAP) is supporting the development of the offshore wind industry in the United States focused around the Great Lakes. LEAP has identified this region as one of the most suitable locations for offshore wind development in the United States. LEAP is pleased to announce that it has signed a Letter of […]

  • 29 October 2012

    The spotlight on offshore wind development in the Great Lakes has moved to New York City, off the Rockaways. A new state energy blueprint, published last week in Albany, shows clear support to setting up an offshore wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean, rather than Lake Erie and Lake Ontario, according to Buffalo News. Seven […]

  • 9 January 2011

    Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo), the non-profit organization spearheading Northeast Ohio’s efforts to develop a regional offshore wind sector, and Freshwater Wind, LLC, the private developer partnering with LEEDCo to catalyze this growth industry of the future, have signed an option with the State of Ohio to lease specified acreage for an initial offshore […]

  • 29 October 2010

    The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the U.S. Department of Energy hosted a workshop with the Great Lakes Wind Collaborative in Chicago on October 26 – 27, 2010, focused on the siting of offshore wind power in the Great Lakes. The two day workshop brought together wind developers, Federal and state regulators, environmental […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The first direct measurement of wind over the Great Lakes at the height of commercial turbines comes from a six-ton buoy loaded with scientific equipment. The buoy was deployed at three locations in the lake: two points near the Muskegon shoreline and about 35 miles off shore.  The project was led by Grand Valley State University’s Michigan […]

  • 13 January 2014

    The Grand Valley State University wind research platform was removed from Lake Michigan last December, thus ending its three-year mission in the lake, writes Mlive news site. The buoy was monitoring wind speeds 6.5 miles offshore between Muskegon and White Lake in Lake Michigan. Due to winter ice conditions, this was the most dramatic retrieval […]

  • 3 February 2011

    Niagara County is now officially opposed to a Great Lakes Offshore Wind energy project involving Lake Ontario. The lake between Youngstown… By Joyce M. Miles  (tonawanda-news) [mappress] Source: tonawanda-news, February 03, 2011

  • 27 July 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Although there are no signs of actual offshore wind farm proposal for Lake Michigan, scientists from the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) are operating a research buoy and collecting information on its wind conditions. Currently, scientists are analyzing the information they have got from the first set of data cards, the Michigan Radio […]

  • 5 August 2010
    Training & Education

    In a hot, overflowing middle school auditorium Wednesday, the Lake Michigan offshore wind debate turned ugly.

  • 15 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation has selected the first three companies to develop an offshore wind farm on Lake Erie.The… (windpowermonthly) [mappress] Source: windpowermonthly, September 15, 2010;

  • 27 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      LEEDCo, the non-profit, private corporation spearheading the development of a Lake Erie wind farm, and its four-county members — Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Lake and Lorain — today announced the signing of a revenue-sharing agreement that will give each county a percentage of income generated by the annual submerged land lease payment. “This first-of-a-kind revenue-sharing agreement […]

  • 15 November 2011

    A consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations has formed to encourage and facilitate the development of offshore wind power in Ontario. A number of large employers in the Hamilton, Niagara and Kingston areas have joined forces to create the Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON), a group of manufacturers and suppliers with unique qualifications and skills […]

  • 23 August 2013

    After the ‘POWER UP for Offshore Wind’ event, Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation’s (LEEDCo) POWER Pledge program has emerged with more than 4,500 signatures, writes WOIO. 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 […]

  • 21 May 2013

    In early May, a 90-foot-tall jack-up barge was used to perform pressure tests and extract soil samples from Lake Erie where the nonprofit Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) plans to erect up to nine 3MW wind turbines in 2016. The analysis is essential to LEEDCo’s effort to build the first freshwater wind farm in […]

  • 14 September 2010

    ERCA’s eight-kilometre setback for proposed offshore wind turbines in Lake St. Clair and the Great Lakes, as opposed to the provincial… Steven Bezaire (windsorstar) [mappress] Source: windsorstar, September 14, 2010;

  • 23 April 2015

    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 […]

  • 6 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Five formal proposals to build wind turbines in the New York waters of Lake Ontario or Lake Erie have been submitted to the New York Power…   [mappress] Source: democratandchronicle, June 04, 2010;

  • 1 June 2010

    A Canadian company’s plan to place hundreds of wind turbines in Lake St. Clair and Lake Erie has more than a few people on both sides of the…   [mappress] Source: detnews, June 31, 2010;

  • 7 December 2010

    Lake County commissioners’ decision last week to support the Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. is an important step for the agency to move… By John Arthur Hutchison (news-herald) [mappress] Source: news-herald, December 07, 2010

  • 4 October 2011

      AXYS Technologies Inc. congratulates Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Centre (MAREC) on the deployment of their first WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoy. The WindSentinel™ will be used to help conduct a comprehensive Great Lakes wind assessment review that features offshore wind assessment and related environmental studies on Lake Michigan. The […]

  • 20 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    A Youngstown company is at the forefront of a $100 million plan to build the country’s first offshore wind farm on Lake Erie.Great Lakes… By Grace Wyler (vindy) [mappress] Source: vindy, September 20, 2010;

  • 7 May 2013

    On Saturday, May 4, 2013, The Andrie Jack-Up Barge arrived on the shores of Lake Erie, a beautiful visual on a sunny spring day. The Lake Erie Development Corporation (LEEDCo) will be using the 90-foot jack-up barge to perform soil borings and thorough geophysical analyses of the lake bed at the future sight of Icebreaker, […]

  • 18 January 2011

    The new Leamington council unanimously agreed Monday it is opposed to wind turbines in Lake Erie. “I don’t care if I lay across a road in front of truck bringing them,” Leamington’s new Deputy Mayor Charlie Wright said before moving a resolution on council’s opposition to any wind turbines in the western basin of Lake […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Residents of Ohio’s lake-shore communities may be asked to choose between eventually destroying the Lake Erie fishing industry or having… By Carl E. Feather (starbeacon) [mappress] Source: starbeacon, September 09, 2011;