Search results for: Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

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  • 17 September 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy Virginia, North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and their state affiliate Virginia Building Trades have entered into an agreement to cooperate and collaborate on tripartite discussions with Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) suppliers to transition US union construction workers into the offshore wind industry. The agreement will see the participation of a unionised workforce in […]

  • 5 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Rostock-based EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has won a contract to manufacture 176 monopiles for Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. EEW SPC had already delivered two monopiles for the 12 MW CVOW pilot project in April 2020, which were the first monopiles to be installed in US federal waters. Now […]

  • 23 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Energy will supply the main electrical equipment for the grid connection of Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in US federal waters. The wind farm will include up to 180 Siemens Gamesa’s SG 14-222 Direct Drive turbines standing slightly more than 800 feet tall and is the largest offshore wind […]

  • 2 July 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is starting another in a series of environmental reviews the authority commenced over the past few months. This time, it is for a wind farm in federal waters off Virginia which could add more than 2.6 GW of offshore wind capacity to the US. BOEM will issue […]

  • 5 November 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy is filing plans with the Virginia State Corporation Commission for approval to construct the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. The filing keeps the project on schedule and builds on recent economic development announcements, such as the Siemens Gamesa’s turbine blade factory at the Portsmouth Marine Terminal […]

  • 5 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy has selected the consortium of DEME Group and Prysmian as the Balance of Plant (BoP) contractors for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

  • 15 June 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) have entered into an agreement in support of planning and reviewing renewable energy projects on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The agreement will allow USACE to provide BOEM additional scientific and technical resources needed to evaluate offshore wind projects on […]

  • 27 October 2021
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has installed the nacelle of its SG 14-222 DD prototype offshore wind turbine at the test centre in Østerild, Denmark. With a weight of 500 tonnes, the lightweight nacelle is said to enable Siemens Gamesa to safely utilise an optimised tower and foundation substructure, compared to a heavier nacelle. According to the company, […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A consortium comprising Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime has been awarded a contract for the supply of three offshore substations for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) offshore wind farm in the US. Under the contract for the 2,640 MW project, the consortium is in charge of the design, engineering, procurement, manufacturing and installation of […]

  • 19 August 2021
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Acteon has completed a cable survey at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in Virginia as part of a partnership with Siemens Gamesa. Acteon’s TerraSond performed the survey from Atlantic Endeavor, the project’s dedicated crew transfer vessel (CTV) that was specially modified for the work. The CVOW export cables are about 45 kilometers long, […]

  • 9 July 2021
    Business & Finance

    Norway-headquartered Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has bought into the Danish provider of electrical and technical solutions ProCon. With an investment of DKK 60 million (around EUR 8 million), IWS has become the majority shareholder of the Danish company. According to a press release from 5 July, the Norwegian wind farm vessel operator and service provider […]

  • 17 November 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Vessels

    Offshore geotechnical engineering and drilling company Geoquip Marine has issued its response to allegations made by the American Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) that the company’s integrated geotechnical survey vessel (IGSV) Geoquip Saentis is working in contravention of the Jones Act.

  • 31 August 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The US offshore wind pipeline grew 24 per cent over the previous year, with 35,324 MW now in various stages of development, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). A little over 6.8 GW of new capacity was added to the pipeline throughout 2020, according to the 2021 edition of the Offshore Wind Market […]

  • 8 September 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Ørsted has posted almost 30 job vacancies for its operations in the US, including several positions related to offshore wind. The positions in offshore wind operations span across a range of fields, from commercial project management, contract management, offshore cable installation and geoscience construction management, to electrical and grid connection engineering. Furthermore, some of the […]

  • 23 August 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy and the Port of Virginia are working on a lease agreement for a site at Portsmouth Marine Terminal which would support the construction of the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind offshore wind farm. The lease concerns a 70-acre area where the developer plans to establish a staging and pre-assembly area for the […]

  • 8 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries will supply 176 transition pieces (TPs) to the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in the US which is, according to the Danish offshore wind foundation manufacturer, its largest TP contract ever. Bladt Industries signed a contract with Dominion Energy following a competitive procurement process the project’s developer held to reach agreements on […]

  • 12 October 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has shipped out the SG 14-222 DD prototype nacelle from its plant in Brande, Denmark, to the test site in Østerild. With a weight of 500 tons, the lightweight nacelle is said to enable Siemens Gamesa to safely utilize an optimized tower and foundation substructure compared to a heavier nacelle. Benefits thus arise […]

  • 29 July 2021
    Authorities

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced on 29 July that it would conduct an environmental review of the proposed Kitty Hawk wind energy project offshore North Carolina. BOEM published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on 29 July and will start the review of a Construction and Operations […]

  • 23 June 2021
    Authorities

    A new bill introduced in the US, called the Reinvesting in Shoreline Economies & Ecosystems (RISEE) Act, would enable the coastal states to get 50 per cent of the revenue that the country makes from offshore wind farms built in federal waters. Currently, the law requires all revenues generated from offshore wind leases and production […]

  • 23 September 2021
    Technology

    Siemens Gamesa has started installing the SG 14-222 DD prototype offshore wind turbine at the test centre in Østerild, Denmark. The wind turbine’s tower has now been erected at the site, Siemens Gamesa said. Upon completion, the prototype unit will become the most powerful wind turbine installed in the world, surpassing GE’s 13 MW Haliade-X […]

  • 25 August 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Port of Virginia has reached an agreement to lease a portion of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal to Dominion Energy for the development of the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. Under the agreement, Dominion Energy will use 72 acres of the deep-water, multi-use marine cargo Portsmouth Marine Terminal as a staging and […]

  • 26 October 2021
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced an agreement for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to establish what will be the first offshore wind turbine blade facility in the United States. According to Siemens Gamesa, this is also the first commitment by a global offshore wind turbine manufacturer in a US-based supply chain. The USD 200 million […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy, Ørsted and Eversource have agreed for Ørsted and Eversource to charter Dominion Energy’s Charybdis, the first Jones Act-qualified offshore wind farm installation vessel in the United States, for the construction of two offshore wind farms in the US Northeast. Charybdis, which is expected to be sea-ready by late 2023, will […]

  • 3 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported a 43 per cent increase in revenue in its Offshore segment for the third quarter and a 32 per cent increase for the first nine months of this year, both compared to the same periods of 2020. While the company’s operating profit (EBITDA) in the Offshore segment halved in the third quarter […]

  • 27 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Global installed offshore wind capacity increased in 2020 and reached around 5 per cent of total wind capacity, according to the latest statistics from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Overall, wind energy expansion almost doubled last year with 111 GW, compared to 58 GW in 2019. Of the 111 GW, around 34.4 GW of […]

  • 20 April 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Ocean Wind and EEW have broken ground for the EEW monopile manufacturing facility at the Port of Paulsboro Marine Terminal in Gloucester County, New Jersey, U.S. The start of construction marks a significant milestone in delivering the largest industrial offshore wind manufacturing facility in the U.S. to date, Ocean Wind said. Construction of the facility […]