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  • 16 January 2012

    A newly formed consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations that have come together to encourage and facilitate the development of offshore wind power in Ontario is announcing its list of members. The Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON) is comprised of large and small employers in the Hamilton, Burlington, Niagara and Kingston areas eager to see […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Recent news reports about the Windstream Wolfe Island Shoals offshore wind project in Lake Ontario have spurred concerns from the province’s…   By Kelly Lapointe (dcnonl) [mappress] Source: dcnonl, January 27, 2012; Image: 4coffshore

  • 5 January 2012

    Windstream Wolfe Island Shoals Inc. has selected Siemens Canada Limited to supply up to 130 turbines for its offshore wind power project. Siemens will manufacture the turbine blades at its plant located in Tillsonburg, Ontario. The 300MW offshore wind project is planned to be located from five to sixteen kilometers off the southwest shore of […]

  • 26 January 2012

    Windstream Energy has announced its decision to invest in Kingston, home to Ontario’s first contracted offshore wind power project. At a press conference yesterday organized by the Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON), Windstream announced preliminary agreements with Anchor Concrete Products Ltd., George A. Wright & Son Ltd. and M. Sullivan & Son Ltd. for its […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Windstream Energy has announced its decision to build Ontario’s first contracted offshore wind power project in the Hamilton area. At a press conference yesterday organized by the Lake Ontario Offshore Network, Windstream announced preliminary agreements with Bermingham Foundation Solutions, Walters Group, McKeil Marine and the Hamilton Port Authority to build its 300 MW Wolfe Island […]

  • 21 November 2011

    The City of Hamilton has placed its support behind the Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON), a consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations formed last week to encourage and facilitate the development of offshore wind power in Ontario. At its meeting on Wednesday, the City of Hamilton passed a Council motion supporting the formation of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Windstream’s Wolfe Island Shoals Offshore Wind Power Project will create 1900 jobs during the current five-year development and construction period and 175 long-term jobs during the subsequent operational period, a large portion of which will be in eastern Ontario. The project will generate over $700 million in direct Ontario-based capital expenditures. The Wolfe Island Shoals […]

  • 13 January 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Windstream’s Wolfe Island Shoals Offshore Wind Power Project will create 1,900 jobs during its five-year development and construction period. A study conducted by AECOM to explore the employment and economic impacts of the project in Ontario also indicates that 175 long-term jobs will be created during its subsequent operational period. The project will generate over […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The government of Ontario, Canada, will keep its moratorium on offshore wind projects imposed in 2011 as it still does not have enough data to make an informed decision on whether to lift the ban, local media reported the province’s energy minister Glenn Thibeault as saying. Thibeault did not completely rule out the possibility of lifting the […]

  • 14 April 2017

    The Ontario government has paid more than CAD 28.1 million in damages to Windstream Energy for the company’s stalled 300MW project in Lake Ontario following Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms in 2011, according to The Canadian Press.

  • 15 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    A panel of international arbitrators will today start the hearing in an arbitration between the Windstream Energy LLC and the Government of Canada regarding the US-based company’s CAD 475 million claim for damages under North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for lost profit due to the Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms in 2011. In November 2009, Windstream submitted eleven FIT […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    An arbitral tribunal appointed under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has ruled that Canada is to pay around CAD 28 million in damages and legal costs to the U.S. firm Windstream Energy LLC, the developer of the 300MW offshore wind power project in eastern Lake Ontario. A three-member panel appointed by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D

    In a random sampling of public opinion taken by the Forum Poll among 1,184 Ontario voters, over one half, or 52%, favour offshore wind farms. 26% of the voters polled disapprove offshore wind farms and 22% do not have an opinion on the matter. The poll has also shown that almost two thirds (65%) of […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Windstream Energy yesterday filed an enforcement application with the Ontario Superior Court after the Government of Canada failed to comply with the terms of payment following a ruling from September 2016, which awarded the company with more than CAD 28 million in damages for its stalled 300MW offshore wind project in Lake Ontario.

  • 15 April 2010
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Kingston was approved for Ontario’s first offshore wind power project last week, yet no regulations exist governing where turbines can be…   [mappress] Source: thewhig, April 14, 2010;

  • 28 April 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The ex-Kingstonians planning to erect 60 to 90 wind turbines west of Wolfe Island in the waters of Lake Ontario have pegged the price of the   [mappress] Source: thewhig, April 28, 2010;

  • 16 August 2012

    After years of careful aeronautical review of Cape Wind, the project received FAA approval in the form of this ‘Determination of No Hazard’. This is the fourth ‘Determination of No Hazard’ Cape Wind has received from the FAA since the agency began its review of the project in 2002. FAA’s review and approvals of Cape […]

  • 22 December 2011

    The City of Kingston is the latest Ontario community to express its support for offshore wind in Ontario. At its December 20 Council meeting, Kingston City Council approved a motion supporting the efforts of The Lake Ontario Offshore Network (LOON) – a newly formed consortium of Lake Ontario based organizations that have come together to […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Last week, Burlington-based Windstream Energy challenged the province to approve a “test pilot” project to install 130 wind turbines…   By Matthew Van Dongen ( thespec ) [mappress] Source: thespec , January 31, 2012

  • 22 April 2013

    Island Shipping announced that two of the company’s wind-farm service vessels, Island Tiger and Island Panther have recently completed another successful UK offshore windfarm charter. Both vessels have carried out 120 days charter on behalf of Centrica at the Lincs Offshore Windfarm construction site in the North Sea. Island Shipping is delighted that both boats […]

  • 5 May 2011
    Technology

      A new vessel will be visible off the North Norfolk coast over the coming weeks as further work continues on the installation of the foundations for the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. The ‘Oleg Strashnov’ is a state-of-the-art crane vessel designed for heavy lifting operations, and its key features include a 5000-mt fully revolving […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor, an oil & gas giant increasingly focusing on offshore wind, has awarded Sheringham Shoal maintenance contract to Stowen Clean Energy, a Great Yarmouth-based company founded in 2016 as a diversification for Stowen Group’s oil & gas business.

  • 26 November 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Windstream Energy LLC has filed a notice of intent to claim CAD 475 million of damages under North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for lost profit due to the Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms, writes The Star. Last year the Canadian government posed moratorium on offshore wind projects, saying they need further study on […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    In order to verify the fact that its Offshore Windfarm Crew Transfer Vessels were among the best in the business, Island Shipping decided to look back through the transfer logs. While operating for 20 months on Sheringham Shoal Offshore Windfarm, the Island Tiger and Island Panther carried out 37,205 logged personnel transfers. At the peak of […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Scira Offshore Energy, operator of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, will utilise a new UK designed vessel transfer system to provide its wind farm technicians with safe and reliable access to wind turbines in a range of weather conditions. The safe transfer of wind farm technicians from vessels to the turbines is a key […]