In late July, Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy announced the renewable “Giga-project” Wind Catcher Energy Connection, which will link more than 1.1 million residents in the south central portion of the country with wind energy harvested from what will be the second-largest wind farm in the world, located in Oklahoma. Almost simultaneously, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released Q2 2017 figures that showed a 40 percent increase in wind project development over the previous year. Finally, oil and gas stakeholders seeking to learn about offshore wind business opportunities are heading to the Offshore Wind Executive Summit (OWES), which takes place in Houston, Texas on August 9 and 10.
2,000-MW Wind Catcher
Once operational in 2020,