May 18, 2024

Onshore Wind Power

Siemens Energy
Siemens Energy Announces Restructuring of Wind Business
Siemens Energy has begun a multiyear restructuring of its wind power business, which has temporarily halted sales of certain onshore turbine models due to quality control problems. 
ACP: Clean Energy Construction Increases in 1st Quarter
Nearly 5.6 GW of new solar, wind and storage capacity was added in the United States in the first quarter of 2024, the American Clean Power Association reported.
Ørsted Reports Steadier Course as US Market Stabilizes
Ørsted charted a path forward from the industry’s recent turmoil as it released its first-quarter financial results.
Dogger Bank Wind Farm
2023 Flat for Wind Turbine Makers in West, Huge in China
Wood Mackenzie reports Western wind turbine manufacturers saw demand for their products ease in 2023 amid a stalled market while Chinese companies saw surging demand.
Wind Energy Lease Areas Designated in Gulf of Maine, Oregon
Federal regulators are moving ahead with plans to auction wind energy leases with a potential 18 GW capacity off the coasts of Oregon and northern New England.
NY Reaches Deals for 2.4 GW of Onshore Renewables

New York state has reached tentative contracts with developers proposing 24 land-based renewable energy projects totaling nearly 2.4 GW of capacity.

Bureau of Land Management
Wash. Council OKs Reduced Version of Horse Heaven Hills Project
Washington’s EFSEC recommended approval for a slimmed-down version of a controversial wind project proposed for a site just south of the Tri-Cities in southeastern Washington.
DOE Issues Transmission Interconnection Roadmap
The DOE issued a roadmap to speed interconnection of new clean energy generation projects to the grid and clear the backlog of proposed renewable energy projects waiting in the queue.
Global Wind Energy Council
Wind Energy Development Set Records Worldwide in 2023
The 2024 wind energy report by the Global Wind Energy Council shows record growth in 2023 but says much more is needed.
Feds Cut Renewable Costs, Boost Fossil Costs on Public Land
The federal government has finalized rules that will decrease the cost of siting renewable energy generation on public land and increase the cost of leasing it for oil and gas development.

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