DONG Energy Partners With NaiKun Wind Energy Group To Develop 2 Gigawatt British Columbia...

Danish offshore wind energy giant DONG Energy has signed a Letter of Intent with the Canadian NaiKun Wind Energy Group for exclusive rights to the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia, an offshore wind location with up to 2 gigawatts of potential capacity. DONG Energy, one of Europe’s leading offshore wind developers, …

Siemens Gamesa Installs 6 Megawatt Wind Turbines On Floating Foundations For Hywind Scotland

Newly anointed Siemens Gamesa has completed the installation of five 6-megawatt turbines on floating foundations in Stord, Norway, to be then towed to Scottish waters to be installed at what will then be the world’s largest floating offshore wind project, the 30 megawatt Hywind Scotland. Siemens Gamesa, the newly minted company arising out of the …

France Preps Plans for Tidal Energy Tender

The French government has this week announced plans for new tidal power projects off the coasts of Normandy and Brittany. Speaking by video link to the Seaenergy marine renewables conference in Le Havre, Environment Minister Segolene Royal confirmed commercial tendering rounds were being prepared for two tidal zones. Renews reported that officials were currently working …

Boone, NC Passes Historic Resolution: Ditch Fossil Fuels, Go 100% Clean Energy

With an incoming presidential administration seemingly hostile towards action on climate change, local solutions are now more important than ever. With or without Donald Trump’s help, the North Carolina municipality of Boone is calling on the whole state—and the United States at large—to encourage green jobs and transition to 100 percent clean energy across all …