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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) […]
Vineyard Wind is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the construction of its 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts.
Offshore wind developer, Fishermen’s Energy, has now got all the necessary federal and state documentation to start building the first U.S. demonstration offshore wind farm. Namely, the developer has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) gave a Clean Water Act permit for the project, the NJ.com, a New Jersey based news portal […]
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a National Environmental Policy Act public scoping meeting for the Department of the Army’s Permit Application Environmental Impact Statement March 28 regarding Baryonyx Corporation Inc.’s proposed offshore wind farm. The public is encouraged to attend and provide feedback regarding the USACE Galveston District’s EIS and […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The U.S. Trade and Development Agency has awarded a grant to the Cong Ly Construction-Trade-Tourism Company Ltd. to develop a 300-megawatt (MW) wind power project in Vietnam. The feasibility study grant will assist Cong Ly Ltd., a private sector firm that operates the only offshore wind project in Vietnam, in its efforts to develop a third […]
The Texas A&M Energy Institute’s Wind Energy Center will lead the Texas’ Offshore Wind Farm Innovation team as part of the Gulf Offshore Wind (GoWind) Project, which will be the most innovative wind farm built to date and will generate power at peak demand and a high capacity factor. The Wind Energy Center is housed […]
Baryonyx Corporation announced that it has been invited to negotiate a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy for an initial award under the Wind and Water Power Program. Subject to the outcome of environmental and feasibility assessments, a further phase would see a three-turbine, 18MW wind farm installed offshore Texas. The Gulf Offshore Wind […]
The North American business of Atkins, one of the world’s leading engineering and design firms, has been selected by Baryonyx Corporation of Austin, Texas, and approved by the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Galveston District, as the third-party contractor to prepare the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a pair of innovative offshore wind farms. […]
A Lake Michigan wind farm stretching north from Evanston to Waukegan Harbor could provide power for up to 100,000 homes within the decade… BY Dan Moran (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, January 16, 2012; Image: usace