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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 2014
    Environment

    Two bird conservation organisations have raised concerns by the new proposal to develop wind energy.  In an April 4 letter, the Washington, D.C.-based American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and the Ohio-based Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO), voiced concerns about the six-turbine “Icebreaker” project, located off the shores of Ohio, to Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) Chair Thomas […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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).

  • 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;

  • 12 April 2018

    By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Authorities

    Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur has secured the ranking member position on the Energy and Water Subcommittee of House Appropriations. Congresswoman Kaptur called the subcommittee position “a good fit” for Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, which stretches along the Lake Erie coast from Cleveland to Toledo. Among other areas, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over: renewable energy initiatives nationally […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities

    After the Ohio State House of Representatives and State Senate recently approved legislation to undercut Ohio’s renewable energy standards, the legislation now goes to Governor John Kasich’s desk. The following statement is by David Foster, Executive Director of the BlueGreen Alliance: “We urge Governor Kasich to veto S.B. 310, a bill that if signed into law […]

  • 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 January 2013

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has taken a critical step in its efforts to build the nation’s first freshwater offshore wind project. The public-private, non-profit organization has hired Dave Karpinski as vice president of operations, LEEDCo and its partner NorTech have announced. LEEDCo won a $4 million grant from the Department of Energy […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 26 July 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    With Lake Erie in the background, a wind turbine that provides energy for the neighboring Great Lakes Science Center, is seen outside Cleveland Browns Stadium in Cleveland. In one of last official acts as governor today, Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland signed an iron-clad lease option giving the Lake Erie Energy Development Co. exclusive development rights […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Authorities

    The Energy Department has announced seven offshore wind awards for projects in Maine, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia. As part of the Energy Department’s broader efforts to launch an offshore wind industry in the United States, these engineering, design, and deployment projects will support innovative offshore installations in state and federal waters for […]