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Push for more renewables may undermine Taiwan’s defense capabilities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan may find itself in a quandary over the needs to develop wind power and bolstering national defense after reports flagged wind energy infrastructure as a potential h...

Energy secretary: US offshore wind jobs should be union jobs

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — The growing offshore wind industry is often touted as a boon for job creation, but who will do the work? The U.S. energy secretary and Danish wind developer ...

Orsted to test breeding corals on Taiwan’s offshore wind farm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Orsted will embark on an innovative initiative to grow corals on offshore wind turbine foundations in the waters of Taiwan this summer as it seeks to support biodiversity ...

Virginia wind farm job claims questioned by state regulators

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — As Virginia-based Dominion Energy seeks to build what it calls the country's largest offshore wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean, the company and its supporters have touted the econo...

Largest offshore wind farm in Taiwan starts generating electricity

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The largest and the first far-shore wind farm in Taiwan has begun delivering power, a milestone for Danish multinational power company Orsted as it seeks to build a presen...

New suppliers for Taiwan's Hailong 2A offshore wind farm announced

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering Co (CDWE, 台船環海) has announced Century Iron & Steel Industrial (CIS) and Century Wind Power (CWP) will be the key suppliers fo...

Taiwan’s TSMC pledges up to 2% of revenue for ESG initiatives

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) said on Wednesday (March 23) it will spend up to 2% of its annual revenue on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) init...

Rhode Island leaders want 'bold' commitment to offshore wind

Rhode Island leaders want offshore wind to supply more of the state's power in order to cement its position as a hub for the industry, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and set an example for other stat...

Emotions buffet NJ coastal wind project in peek at US future

OCEAN CITY, N.J. (AP) — Some warned that God will be angry if windmills mar the pristine horizon, and some claimed climate change either isn't real or isn't caused by human activity. ...

Construction to begin soon on new US offshore wind farm

Construction will soon begin on the second commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project to gain approval in the United States, the developers said. The U.S. Department of the Inte...

Taiwan's SRE to develop wind farms off Kyushu with Japan's Shizen Energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Swancor Renewable Energy (SRE) is working with Japan’s Shizen Energy in a joint venture to build wind farms off Japan’s most southerly main isla...

Energy secretary: Offshore wind brings 'gust' of job growth

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm said Thursday that the administration's goal for offshore wind and the projects being developed now represent a “gust of job growth thro...

Interior Department approves 2nd large US offshore wind farm

The Biden administration approved an offshore wind farm off the coasts of Rhode Island and New York on Wednesday as part of a plan to deploy 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy by 2030. ...

Business Highlights: Pressure on Powell, hate on Facebook

___ Pressure on Fed’s Powell is rising as inflation worsens WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell surely expected to have some breathing room after ...

Work starting on 1st commercial-scale US offshore wind farm

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Deb Haaland joined with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday to mark the groundbreaking of the Vineyard Wind 1 project, the first commercial-scale offshor...