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March 29, 2018

[Original release on US Wind website]

(Baltimore, MD, March 22, 2018) - US Wind, Inc. has entered into a contract with Gulf Island Fabrication, LLC for the procurement of a Meteorological Tower and supporting structure to be installed for its offshore wind energy development project, to be established off coast of Ocean City, Maryland. US Wind’s project was approved to receive offshore renewable energy credits (ORECs) on May 17, 2017. The project, involving the placement of 32 wind turbines at a distan...

September 14, 2015

 

Several Keystone employees took the opportunity to give a presentation on professional licensure to students enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering Program at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette (ULL).

 

The session focused on the importance of licensure and the role of licensed engineers in industry. Ben Chauvin, P.E. and Allen Phillips, P.E. from Keystone’s Lafayette office discussed the process of applying and preparing for the Professional Engineer (P.E.) examination with students.

 

“Properly p...

(Article from US Department of Energy Website)

Offshore wind offers a large, untapped energy resource for the United States, one that can create thousands of manufacturing, construction and supply chain jobs across the country and drive billions of dollars in local economic investments. However, one challenge with offshore wind is that technicians can’t just hop in a truck to go perform maintenance. Whether it’s changing oil in a hydraulic system, performing regular visual inspections, or doing signif...

(Article by WWL) Construction on the nation's first offshore wind project began this week, as steel went into the water Monday off the coast of Rhode Island.

The structures for the Block Island Wind Farm were designed by Keystone Engineering in Metairie and then fabricated by Gulf Island Fabrication in Houma.

The wind farm will provide renewable energy to an island which currently relies exclusively on diesel fuel ferried to it from the mainland.

Block Island Wind Farm will be a 30 MW, 5-turbine project...