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First-quarter US wind record as momentum builds

First-quarter US wind record as momentum builds

Projects carried over from final months of 2020 help first quarter set new record levels for commissioning as project pipelines also swell

Floating wind pilot could power Canadian oil and gas drilling

Floating wind pilot could power Canadian oil and gas drilling

Saitec secures a government grant for a feasibility study into using floating offshore wind to power oil and gas drilling in Canada

Vineyard set to become first large US offshore wind farm

Vineyard set to become first large US offshore wind farm

Government grants final go-ahead after lengthy federal review and public consultation on the project’s environmental impact

Massachusetts launches 1.6GW offshore wind tender

Massachusetts launches 1.6GW offshore wind tender

The new tender has a bid deadline of September 2021 and could nearly double the state’s offshore wind pipeline

Enel pairs US wind farms with battery storage

Enel pairs US wind farms with battery storage

The developer is adding a large battery storage component to an existing wind farm, and is building new hybrid projects in Texas

GE’s Haliade-X cleared for markets in typhoon zones

GE’s Haliade-X cleared for markets in typhoon zones

DNV’s certification verifies that the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine can operate safely and efficiently under extreme wind conditions