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  • 26 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Fugro will expand its regional centre of expertise for offshore wind, located in Norfolk, Virginia, as the company’s Virginia operations have grown over the past decade with the increase in the number of offshore wind projects on the US East Coast. The expansion, which was announced by Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin on 26 June, will […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables, the developer of the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project, has opened a new Virginia field office to support project development and help ignite a new industry off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina. Kitty Hawk is a proposed offshore wind energy project to be built approximately 27 miles from the Outer Banks […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has submitted a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the first phase of its Kitty Hawk offshore wind project. The COP also includes findings from an economic impact study (EIS), which anticipates that Kitty Hawk will generate USD 2 billion in economic impact between 2021 […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola plans to increase the total capacity of the Kitty Hawk offshore wind development, located off North Carolina, from 2.5 GW to 3.5 GW. The decision to raise the capacity comes “as the current turbine technology allows to increase the capacity potential of the leased area”, the Spanish renewable energy developer which owns the US-based […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has deployed a floating LiDAR at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease off North Carolina, US. The WindSentinel FLiDAR by AXYS Technologies will measure and collect data on wind speeds and sea conditions at the 122,405-acre lease area until June 2021, Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind, the project developer, said. Offshore aerial surveys and […]

  • 29 July 2021

    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 […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has submitted an application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for permission to install equipment to measure wind speeds and sea conditions at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease off North Carolina. The permission is expected to be granted in spring 2020, Iberdrola, Avangrid Renewables’ parent company, said. The developer completed geophysical […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kitty Hawk offshore wind farm can be expected to deliver substantial economic growth and employment to Virginia and North Carolina, according to the project’s economic impact study (EIS), with nearly 1,000 jobs to be created once the wind farm is operational. Along with the USD 2 billion in economic impact between 2021 and 2030, […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will today auction off 122,405 acres offshore North Carolina for commercial wind energy leasing. The monetary auction will start at 9 AM Eastern Time (2 PM CET) with Offshore WIND providing updates as the action progresses. Six developers are left in contention for the offshore wind lease area off Kitty Hawk, including AVANGRID […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Southeastern Coastal Wind Coalition (SECWC) commends BOEM’s efforts to move the offshore wind industry forward in the Southeast, as the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) released an Announcement of Area Identification for North Carolina yesterday, defining three Wind Energy Areas (WEA) totaling 307,590 acres.  The WEAs announced were refined […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian energy company Northland Power will not be submitting a bid to develop an offshore wind project off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina this March.

  • 18 January 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a commercial wind lease sale for the 122,405-acre area offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on 16 March 2017, and has identified nine companies as eligible to participate in the auction.

  • 15 February 2013

    The Town Council of Kitty Hawk, a town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, made a request to the federal government last month, asking for any offshore wind project that would be built there to be at least 20 miles away from the coast. The designated area off Kitty Hawk is located 6 miles […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    UK-headquartered consultancy company BVG Associates has been awarded a contract by the North Carolina Department of Commerce to assist the agency with an offshore wind industry supply chain and infrastructure assessment. BVG Associates will help the Department research and develop an inventory of businesses, organizations, and physical infrastructure best positioned to promote offshore wind development […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Horizon Geosciences has started geotechnical investigations at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project off North Carolina, U.S. The six-week work will be carried out by Kommandor Susan and will consist of geotechnical borehole drilling and sampling. In May 2017, Avangrid Renewables secured the rights to develop the 122,405-acre lease area. It has a potential generating capacity of […]

  • 15 August 2016

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has proposed a lease sale for 122,405-acre Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA) off North Carolina for commercial wind energy leasing.  The Kitty Hawk WEA begins about 24 nautical miles from shore and extends about 25.7 nautical miles in a general southeast direction. It contains 21.5 Outer Continental Shelf blocks. […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a seminar and a public meeting in North Carolina to discuss the recently announced Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) and Request for Interest (RFI) for 122,405-acre Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA). The PSN and RFI requests that any prospective bidders already qualified for commercial wind energy development offshore North […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    North Carolina’s Governor Roy Cooper has set aside USD 1.5 million to boost clean energy and green businesses in the proposed 2019-2021 budget, including a study on North Carolina’s potential to host offshore wind operations and associated jobs. The USD 300,000 study would evaluate state-owned and privately held ports with the potential to host offshore wind […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Update: Another bidder drops out of the race for the North Carolina offshore wind lease area in Round 17. The winning bid was USD 9,066,650.

  • 8 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    After Northland Power withdrew from the upcoming US offshore wind auction for a site off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Outer Banks Ocean Energy and Shell, which are also among the nine eligible bidders for the area, will not participate in the commercial lease sale to be held on 16 March, the Triangle Business Journal writes.

  • 13 April 2016

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold the next North Carolina renewable energy task force meeting on 19 April via a webinar. The sixth Nort Carolina task force meeting will focus on the request for information and proposed sale notice for commercial wind leasing offshore North Carolina. The task force is an intergovernmental group and includes […]

  • 16 August 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is considering a lease sale for the Wilmington East wind energy area located in the Long Bay, offshore North and South Carolina. BOEM is now preparing a supplemental Environmental Assessment (EA) to consider additional wind leasing options offshore North Carolina and South Carolina and is seeking public […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables, LLC, a subsidiary of Iberdrola, has secured a lease sale of 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, for offshore wind development after 17 auction rounds with a winning bid of USD 9,066,650. Avangrid has beaten three other bidders, Wind Future LLC, Statoil Wind US LLC, and wpd offshore Alpha LLC, to secure what is […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Geophysical surveys at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project off North Carolina are being completed along with the associated cable-laying, Iberdrola said. According to Iberdrola’s 2019 financial results, the project is continuing apace and high-definition digital bird surveys have been carried out over the last 12 months. The company’s subsidiary Avangrid Renewables submitted an application to the U.S. Bureau […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables is conducting geophysical surveys at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease area off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. The work is being carried out in and near the wind lease area and proposed cable corridor from Sandbridge, Virginia, to the east of Corolla, North Carolina. The purpose of the surveys, scheduled for […]