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  1. Wind Power: 1st US offshore wind farm to begin production within days

      PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — There has been a hiccup at the nation's first offshore wind farm as it prepares to start delivering power. Deepwater Wind , which owns the five-turbine farm off Block Island, Rhode Island, says one turbine is not turning. But spokeswoman Meaghan Wims said Friday that will not delay the start-up and the other turbines will begin delivering power for the grid within days. The company built the wind farm to power about 17,000 homes. The project costs about $300 million, according to the company. "We're truly proud of the wind farm's performance to date and to have completed a successful test phase," Deepwater Wind CEO Jeffrey Grybowski said in a statement. "The wind farm's performance has been exceptional, even in some of the harshest weather conditions offshore." Wims said that since the four months of testing is complete, commercial operations can begin soon. She said the turbine's generator was damaged by a drill bit left inside, which was discovered during recent tests. She said it will be repaired and working "in the near term." The damage was first reported by ecoRI News. Deepwater Wind planned to open the wind farm last month, but said it was still finalizing approvals. Wims said it's not unusual to take a turbine offline, and that one or more turbines will be turned off during maintenance and repairs from time to time, while others are operating.

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    Tue, 6 Dec 2016

  2. Wind Power: APNewsBreak: Fishing groups seek Atlantic wind farm delay

    Commercial fishing companies, trade groups and three fishing-based municipalities are seeking to delay the lease sale of an Atlantic Ocean site between New York and New Jersey that federal officials envision as the home of a massive offshore wind energy project.

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    Fri, 9 Dec 2016

  3. Atkins opens Azerbaijan office

    UK-headquartered engineering consultancy Atkins is to open its first office in Azerbaijan.

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    Wed, 7 Dec 2016

  4. Deepwater Wind seeks Maryland OK for offshore wind project

    This is the second application for an offshore wind project in Maryland

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

  1. Block Island Offshore Wind Facility to Go Online this Month

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    Fri, 2 Dec 2016

  2. First U.S. offshore wind farm to begin production

    Deepwater Wind planned to open the wind farm last month, but said it was still finalizing approvals

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    Fri, 2 Dec 2016

  3. Siemens officially opens UK wind turbine factory

    Government energy secretary Greg Clark was present to officially open the new Siemens wind turbine factory in Hull, England on Thursday.

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

  4. Nexans bullish on Europe offshore wind

    Submarine cable company Nexans is bullish about the long-term potential of the European offshore wind sector.

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    Thu, 17 Nov 2016

  5. Siemens opens wind turbine blade factory in U.K.

    Site to employ 1,000 people when fully on stream

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    Fri, 2 Dec 2016

  6. Proposed Lake Erie offshore wind turbine has opponents in birders

    The American Bird Conservancy calls the $1.5 million project at Camp Perry "ill-conceived and unlawful,"

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    Wed, 16 Nov 2016

  7. Siemens Wind Power presents first customized turbine transport vessel in Esbjerg

    The Rotra Vente fulfills the needs for cost effective transportation of the large nacelles used in Siemens' direct drive offshore wind power turbines.

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    Sat, 3 Dec 2016

  8. Report reveals multi-billion power project cost over-runs

    A new report reveals that on average, power and utility megaprojects run $2bn over budget and two years behind schedule.

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    Fri, 2 Dec 2016

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