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US firms unveil new jacket design

US firms unveil new jacket design

UNITED STATES: US construction firms Chet Morrison and iSIMS have unveiled a new jacket foundation design that uses less steel than the traditional substructure.

Ontario plans Green Energy Act repeal

Ontario plans Green Energy Act repeal

CANADA: Ontario's government has introduced legislation to repeal the state's Green Energy Act (GEA), the key policy behind the state's feed-in tariff for wind power projects.

Xcel completes 600MW Colorado project

Xcel completes 600MW Colorado project

UNITED STATES: Xcel Energy has completed construction of its two-phase 600MW Rush Creek project in Colorado.

RES America cancels 600MW plans in Indiana

RES America cancels 600MW plans in Indiana

UNITED STATES: RES Americas has abandoned plans for a 600MW wind farm in Indiana, citing "unfavourable" changes in "technical circumstances".

Virginia could be offshore investment 'tipping point'

Virginia could be offshore investment 'tipping point'

UNITED STATES: If Virginia was to back development of offshore wind, it could become the tipping point in investment by developers, a new report by BVG Associates has concluded.

Boston University to buy South Dakota wind

Boston University to buy South Dakota wind

UNITED STATES: Boston University will buy renewable energy credits from part of a new South Dakota wind farm, funding its construction, and virtually offsetting its power consumption with clean energy.