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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...

January 30, 2018

The US Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE) featured Keystone's Inward Battered Guide Structure (IBGS) in this article which details how offshore wind farms are being developed to withstand hurricanes in US waters.

With major devastation still visible in areas impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria in 2017, resiliency to tropical cyclones has become a very important topic of discussion in the US energy industry. As the article points out, Keystone's IBGS...

(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...

 Photo Credit: Josh Thibodeaux

(Article from Providence Journal) Later this month Gulf Island Fabrication is set to complete building the five jacket foundations designed by Keystone to be utilized for the first offshore wind farm in US waters.

The Block Island Wind Farm, set to be installed off the coast of Rhode Island, is featured in this article published by the Providence Journal. The article discusses the strength of the structures and Keystone's rigorous design process.

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March 24, 2015

Keystone's innovative "Twisted Jacket" foundation design reduces costs and provides unprecedented hurricane-resistance. Check out how Keystone is playing a critical role in building the US offshore wind industry.

Click here to read the full article by Rechargenews.com