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Here is a running archive of LEEDCo-specific headline stories and news articles.


Icebreaker Offshore Wind Project to Incorporate New Foundation Design


Erie County, Pennsylvania Joins LEEDCo


LEEDCo to Optimize Offshore Wind Foundation Design for Fabrication in the United States


Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Joins LEEDCo Development Team as Installation Partner for Icebreaker Offshore Wind Project


Ohio Environmental Groups Back Icebreaker Offshore Wind Project


Letters of Support for Cuyahoga County Power Purchase Agreement


Comment Letters from Ohio Environmental Groups


Study: LEEDCo Wind Turbines Safe for Lake Erie Wildlife


LEEDCo Announces that Lake Erie Wind Project will use 'Monopile' Foundation Design

LEEDCo Secures and Celebrates Additional Community Support for 'Icebreaker' Lake Erie Offshore Wind Demonstration Project


LEEDCo Introduces The POWER Pledge to Engage Community in Promoting Offshore Wind Energy in Lake Erie


LEEDCo Assembles Team of Local Experts and World Class Partners


LEEDCo Takes Critical Management Step in Offshore Wind Project


Cleveland Foundation Award


Department of Energy Award Materials

  • Lakewood City Council states support of Icebreaker wind farm with new resolution
    Published on Wednesday, April 19, 2017
  • Forging a supply chain for the Great Lakes wind projects
    Published on Tuesday, March 14, 2017
  • LEEDCo's Icebreaker lake wind farm files for state permit
    Published on Thursday, February 2, 2017
  • Mayor Jackson Swore in Matt Gray as Chief of Sustainability
    Published on Thursday, January 5, 2017
  • Personal View: Icebreaker project could give Great Lakes wind industry push, spark regional economy
    Published on Tuesday, January 3, 2017
  • LEEDCo's Icebreaker seeking local contractors and suppliers, to hold open house this week
    Published on Monday, December 5, 2016
  • Cuyahoga County's power agreement could mean more jobs, a better economy: editorial
    Published on Monday, November 21, 2016
  • Consultant says Lake Erie offshore wind farm poses low risk for wildlife
    Published on Monday, November 7, 2016
  • Engineering Representative Appointed for Lake Erie Wind Project
    Published on Tuesday, October 25, 2016
  • Middough, Cleveland-based engineers, to design Lake Erie wind turbine interconnection
    Published on Thursday, September 22, 2016
  • A close-up look at Lake Erie's wind-energy project (video): Impact 2016: The path to green energy
    Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2016
  • Energy Secretary Moniz and Interior Secretary Jewell Announce New National Offshore Wind Strategy to Drive Deployment
    Published on Monday, September 12, 2016
  • Could Giant Suction Cups Turn Lake Erie Into a Regional Energy Hub?
    Published on Wednesday, July 27, 2016
  • Cuyahoga County seeks to buy wind power indirectly from LEEDCo, planned solar array
    Published on Monday, July 25, 2016
  • Cleveland Soon to Be Home to the Nation’s First Offshore Wind Farm in Fresh Water
    Published on Monday, June 6, 2016
  • Cleveland Wind Buoy
    Published on Monday, June 6, 2016
  • Cleveland wind project awarded $40 million DOE grant to develop Lake wind farm
    Published on Friday, May 27, 2016
  • U.S. DOE awards $3.7 million to Lake Erie wind turbine project
    Published on Thursday, May 19, 2016
  • Cleveland Public Power authorized to contract with Norwegian wind developer
    Published on Thursday, March 24, 2016
  • Lake Erie wind would energize Cleveland: Impact 2016
    Published on Thursday, March 17, 2016
  • Norwegian wind company to build LEEDCo off-shore turbine project (photos)
    Published on Thursday, December 10, 2015
  • First U.S. offshore wind farm in Cleveland lands Norwegian backer
    Published on Thursday, December 10, 2015
  • LEEDCo lands a third DOE grant to develop Lake Erie wind project
    Published on Monday, November 16, 2015
  • Drilling for wind: LEEDCo fields international geotechnical team 10 miles offshore (photos)
    Published on Wednesday, September 9, 2015
  • Q&A: 'My worst disappointment? Realising I wasn't going to be an astronaut'
    Published on Wednesday, September 9, 2015
  • LEEDCo, NOAA deploy buoy to provide clearer picture of Lake Erie's offshore conditions
    Published on Thursday, July 16, 2015
  • Icebreaker Offshore Wind Project To Incorporate New Foundation Design
    Published on Tuesday, June 2, 2015
  • Wanting a 'Seat at the Table,' Erie County, PA joins LEEDCo
    Published on Friday, May 8, 2015
  • Why Europe is Key to U.S. Offshore Wind
    Published on Thursday, March 5, 2015
  • LEEDCo Tackles Icebreaker Project Challenges
    Published on Tuesday, February 10, 2015
  • Ohio offshore wind project talks to lenders mulls turbine size
    Published on Wednesday, February 4, 2015
  • LEEDCo to Optimize Offshore Wind Foundation Design for Fabrication in the United States
    Published on Friday, December 19, 2014
  • LEEDCo Adds Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to Offshore Wind Development Team
    Published on Friday, November 21, 2014
  • Cleveland Becomes Cleantech Leader
    Published on Thursday, September 11, 2014
  • Proposed Lake Erie Wind Farm Secures Key Green Support
    Published on Thursday, March 20, 2014


Get Connected …to Icebreaker’s supply chain opportunities!

The Icebreaker project will need a broad range of service, equipment, material, and manufacturing suppliers to complete the first offshore wind installation in the Great Lakes.  Contact our strategic partner GLWN as your first step in registering with Project Icebreaker Supply Chain.  GLWN, a Cleveland-based advanced-energy supply chain advisory group, is working with LEEDCo to help identify, qualify, and engage local northeast Ohio and regional companies that have an interest to be part of this project.

Find your opportunity in the Icebreaker project.  Contact GLWN today.


Patrick Fullenkamp                        Dee Holody           

Dir., Technical Services                 Supply Chain Services               

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