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Vineyard Wind Puts 800-MW Offshore Project on Hold

Officials with Vineyard Wind said they are temporarily withdrawing the group's application for federal approval to build the first large U.S. offshore wind farm, saying more time is needed to…


Offshore Wind Finding Direction in U.S.

Europe has a big head start globally when it comes to generating power from offshore wind installations. The U.S. has lagged due to a variety of factors, including the need…


Uptake of GE’s Biggest Wind Turbines Gain Traction

GE Renewable Energy has made major gains in orders for its 5.3-MW Cypress onshore wind turbine and the 12-MW Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. Prototypes of both are still being tested…


Feds Delay Environmental Permit for Vineyard Wind Project

The developers of a multibillion-dollar wind farm off the Massachusetts coast said August 12 they would continue with the project, despite the federal government delaying an environmental impact statement needed…


GE Is Speeding Massive Offshore Wind Turbine to Market

GE Renewable Energy’s mammoth offshore wind 12-MW Haliade-X  turbine is on track for an accelerated commercial launch in 2021, the company said as it unveiled the turbine’s first manufactured components…