Connecticut Joins US Offshore Wind Race

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) of the US state of Connecticut has issued a Request for Proposals (RfP) seeking to solicit up to 825,000 MWh of offshore wind-generated power annually.

Under the RfP, DEEP is seeking proposals from developers of qualified Class I offshore wind sources. The minimum nameplate capacity of the projects must be no less than 2MW, which may include paired and co-located energy storage.

The projects are to be located in New England or an adjacent control area, including federal waters, DEEP said.

Eligible projects must begin construction no earlier than the effective date of the Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs). The first electricity must be delivered no sooner than July 2019 and no later than 31 December 2025.

The draft RfP remains open until 1 April 2018, with the winning bids expected to be announced in June 2018.

With the issuance of the RfP, Connecticut has joined the ranks of the US East Coast states such as New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Maryland, which are actively supporting the development of their offshore wind potential.

Share this article

Follow Offshore Wind

Events>

<< Nov 2018 >>
MTWTFSS
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 1 2

5th Asia Offshore Wind Day 2019

The event will bring together senior executives active in the offshore wind industry in Asia…

read more >

ACI’s Operating Specialist Wind Vessels 2018

Already on its 5th edition, ACI’s Operating Specialist Wind Vessels 2018 will bring together senior executives and experts from ship owners

read more >

Benelux Infrastructure Forum

This year’s highly-anticipated event will focus on exploring new financing mechanisms and alternative markets for future…

read more >

Offshore Wind Europe 2018

The Offshore Wind Europe speaker line-up is supported by executives who are leading the charge…

read more >

Jobs>

O&M Lead Contract Manager

Here at Scottish Power Renewables we’re committed to remaining a UK leader in renewable energy. As well as investing in our technologies, we are committed to investing in the future of extraordinary people like you...

apply

Senior Operations & Maintenance Engineer

The Senior O&M Engineer (Structural) sits within the Asset Integrity Management Department team of Offshore O&M, reporting to a Lead O&M Engineer...

apply

Senior Contract Manager

Here at Scottish Power Renewables we’re committed to remaining a UK leader in renewable energy. As well as investing in our technologies, we are committed to investing in the future of extraordinary people like you...

apply

Vessels>