Lake Erie’s Icebreaker demo is the clear leader in Great Lakes offshore wind development, but Illinois is now dipping a tentative toe into the waters.
New York state’s interest in Great Lakes wind-power development has waxed and waned, and now a new energy blueprint pretty much ignores the possibilities.
The U.S. and several Great Lakes states agree to try to “streamline the efficient and responsible development” of wind power on the lakes.
Windstream Energy strikes a deal for 130 Siemens turbines, but a moratorium is preventing construction on Lake Ontario of Canada’s first offshore wind farm.
The WindSentinel, a buoy that monitors offshore wind speeds, has spent two months assessing the potential for wind energy production in Lake Michigan.
Michigan researchers will soon deploy a wind monitoring buoy in Lake Michigan to assess the potential for offshore wind development in the Great Lakes.
The New York Power Authority has decided not to develop the Great Lakes Offshore Wind project, and to focus instead on a wind farm off the coast of Long Island.