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  • 19 October 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s jack-up Sea Installer has installed the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine at the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in the US. The completed turbine is comprised of one tower, three 351-foot-long blades (about 107 metres), and a nacelle. The fully assembled unit represents the largest turbine in the western world, with […]

  • 28 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Jobs & Recruitment

    Vineyard Wind 1, the 806 MW offshore wind farm that Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Avangrid are building off Massachusetts, has created 937 union jobs during the two years of the project’s construction. With more jobs coming in 2024, Vineyard Wind 1 will have created more than 1,000 union jobs by the time the construction […]

  • 23 February 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind 1, America’s first large-scale offshore wind farm, has begun delivering energy to the New England grid from five of its planned 62 GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines. The units are currently generating 68 MW of energy, enough to power 30,000 homes in Massachusetts, according to the developers of the project, Avangrid and […]

  • 3 January 2024
    Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind offshore wind project, being developed by Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has delivered its first power to the New England grid in Massachusetts. As part of the initial commissioning process, on Tuesday 2 January 2024, one turbine delivered approximately 5 MW of power, with additional testing expected to happen both on and […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Avangrid have secured a USD 1.2 billion first-of-its-kind tax equity package for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in the US. The investment transaction, which CIP said is the largest single asset tax equity financing and the first for a commercial-scale offshore wind project, was reached […]

  • 13 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The wind turbine installation campaign for the 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project has begun some 15 miles (approximately 24 kilometres) off the coast of Massachusetts, the US. The installation campaign follows the successful transportation earlier this week of the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine from the New Bedford Marine Commerce […]

  • 7 September 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between AVANGRID and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has shipped the first GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine from the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal to its location more than 30 miles (about 49 kilometres) off the coast of Cape Cod in the US. The GE Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbine […]

  • 7 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have installed the first five GE Haliade-X turbines at the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project and are preparing to deliver first power from their wind farm to the electric grid in Massachusetts, the US. Once energized in the coming weeks, Vineyard Wind 1, the first large-scale offshore wind project […]

  • 23 October 2023
    Cables, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian has completed the installation and HV testing activities at Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the US. Located more than 15 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, Vineyard Wind consists of an array of 62 wind turbines that will generate 800 MW of electricity and power over 400,000 homes. The […]

  • 11 September 2023
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cable-laying operations for the inter-array cables are about to begin at the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the US. The work, carried by Jan De Nul’s vessel Isaac Newton, will begin with array cable lines five and six. The vessel will remain on-site until early October, said Vineyard Wind, a joint […]

  • 26 October 2023
    Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy

    Energinet has awarded Semco Maritime an eight-year framework agreement for the provisioning of technical consultants within the design, supervision, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of onshore and offshore technical facilities. The collaboration commences this month and solidifies Semco Maritime’s position as Energinet’s trusted partner and preferred sub-supplier of technical consultants, according to the company. “We are […]

  • 22 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The first turbine nacelles for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm have arrived at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal in Massachusetts, USA. United Heavy Lift transported the first nacelles for Vineyard Wind 1 from France using its UHL Felicity vessel. The offshore wind farm will feature 62 GE Haliade-X 13 MW turbines to be […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    Bladt Industries has started work on its new manufacturing facility in Denmark to cater offshore wind substation projects in the pipeline. The Danish company said that major excavation work is underway at its site in Aalborg, Denmark. Together with the Port of Aalborg, Bladt Industries is piloting the foundations that will eventually lay the foundation […]

  • 11 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Baltic Operator, the subsidiary of Grupa Przemysłowa Baltic, which also includes Gdansk Shipyard, is set to start working on two offshore substations for the Baltic Power offshore wind farm in Poland, after delivering two offshore substations for the Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind project in the US this month. Under a contract Baltic Operator has […]

  • 4 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain

    Wood Thilsted has signed a five-year framework agreement with Equinor for turbine foundations engineering. The framework agreement covers engineering studies (feasibility, concept, pre-FEED, and FEED), general engineering support, and specialist studies. It also includes detailed engineering and management of project contractors. “We are delighted to be appointed onto this framework agreement with one of our […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Ports & Logistics

    The US will need around USD 36 billion (around EUR 34 billion) over the next decade to meet the nation’s offshore wind port infrastructure gap, according to a report released by the Business Network for Offshore Wind. The report, called Building a National Network of Offshore Wind Ports: A $36B Plan for Domestic Clean Energy […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid, a member of the Iberdrola Group, and the Connecticut Electric Distribution Companies have agreed to terminate power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the Park City Wind offshore project. The developer said it plans to rebid the 804 MW Park City Wind in the upcoming auctions. ”One year ago, Avangrid was the first offshore wind developer […]

  • 27 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of the 2.6 GW New England Wind offshore wind project, proposed to be built in a lease area off Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New York. BOEM has now published a final environmental impact statement (FEIS) for the project and expects to issue […]

  • 5 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Research & Development

    Denmark’s Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has launched a new fund, which has a target size of USD 3 billion, intending to enable more than 10 GW of renewable energy capacity. Announced during COP28, the Growth Markets Fund II (GMF II) will be focused on developing and building offshore and onshore wind, solar PV, energy storage, […]

  • 31 August 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts has opened its fourth offshore wind solicitation which seeks to procure 3.6 GW of new generation capacity and makes this the state’s largest solicitation of this kind to date. Developers can submit bids until 31 January 2024 and the projects will be selected by 12 June next year, with the execution of long-term contracts […]

  • 26 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting

    The US has almost 53 GW of offshore wind projects in operation, development and planning stages. This could power more than 18 million US households if all the projects currently in development and planning are built. The US offshore wind pipeline reached 52,687 MW at the end of May 2023, with two offshore wind farms […]

  • 10 August 2023
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME’s jack-up installation vessel Sea Installer is on its way to the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm site, where the vessel will soon install what will be the first wind turbines offshore the US state of Massachusetts. The vessel, which first called the port of Halifax in Canada at the beginning of this month, […]

  • 22 August 2023
    Floating Wind, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Seawind and Vattenfall have revealed that the preliminary geophysical and environmental surveys have been completed for their Muir Mhòr floating offshore wind farm in Scotland. With marine survey services provider EGS International mobilising survey work on the EGS Ventus in April 2023, the four-month campaign was completed in early August. Utilising high-spec marine […]

  • 16 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine components for the South Fork Wind Farm, New York’s first offshore wind farm, have started coming into New London ahead of the installation at the project site that is expected to start later this summer. Ørsted shared photos of the first shipment of wind turbine blades arriving on board United Heavy Lift’s cargo […]

  • 4 August 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation of GE’s Haliade-X 13 MW wind turbines at the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project site in Massachusetts is expected to start next week, according to WCVB Channel 5 Boston and other US media who reported on updates shared by Avangrid’s project team during a boat tour of the Vineyard Wind site earlier […]

  • 10 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has chosen the Spanish company Windar Renovables for the manufacture of transition pieces for the 315 MW Windanker offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. Starting at the end of 2024, Windar will produce 21 transition pieces (TPs) for Windanker at the Avilés facilities and will collaborate with Spanish suppliers […]