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  • 10 May 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has signed a charter agreement with Massachusetts-based Patriot Offshore Maritime Services for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) for work on the 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm. The CTV will be delivered during mid–2023 and deployed directly into construction, transporting essential personnel and equipment in support of the project. The 27-metre […]

  • 11 January 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy company Iberdrola and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have restructured their 50/50 offshore wind joint venture partnership in the United States which owns several offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 5.3 GW. Iberdrola’s Avangrid Renewables has now taken full ownership of the 1,232 MW Commonwealth Wind project which was selected in December […]

  • 28 April 2022
    Vessels

    US-based WINDEA CTV LLC has started construction of its first three 30-metre hybrid-ready crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the emerging US offshore wind market. Two of the Incat Crowther-designed CTVs will be constructed at St. Johns Shipyard in Palatka, Florida and one will be built at Gulf Craft in Franklin, Louisiana. The CTVs are scheduled […]

  • 7 February 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA), a US coalition of fishing industry associations and fishing companies, has taken legal action against the Department of the Interior’s (DOI) decision to approve the 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm, which recently entered construction. RODA filed a lawsuit with the US district court for the District of […]

  • 20 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Group has secured two offshore wind cabling projects in the US for a total of approximately USD 880 million (EUR 782 million). Both projects have been awarded by Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP). The first cabling project will connect the 804 MW Park City offshore wind […]

  • 18 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The US States of Maryland and Massachusetts have selected a total of four new offshore wind projects in their latest solicitation rounds, enabling the addition of more than 3.2 GW of new offshore wind capacity in the country that set its 2030 target to 30 GW at the beginning of this year. On 17 December, […]

  • 26 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Eversource, National Grid, and Unitil have executed two long-term contracts with Mayflower Wind and Commonwealth Wind for their 405 MW and 1,200 MW projects, respectively, and have now submitted the agreements to the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) for review and approval. The contracts with the Electric Distribution Companies (ECDs) were executed this April […]

  • 9 March 2022
    Authorities

    A new bill setting an offshore wind capacity target of 5.6 GW by 2027 in Massachusetts has passed the state’s House of Representatives and its next stop is the Governor’s desk, before it is enacted into law. The bill H4515, titled An Act advancing offshore wind and clean energy, requires state utilities to enter into […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of Spain’s Iberdrola, has entered into a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the Town of Barnstable for the 804 MW Park City Wind offshore wind farm in the US. Under the agreement, Avangrid Renewables will pay the town USD 16 million (approximately EUR 15 million) as a host community fee, above […]

  • 19 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has broken ground for its 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 project in Barnstable, Massachusetts, setting the US on a road to its first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which is also the first such project in the Americas region. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on 18 November at Covell’s Beach, where the offshore wind […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore US and Barge Master have entered into a long-term agreement to jointly develop a Jones Act compliant feeder solution for the upcoming offshore wind projects in the USA. The two companies said they will work closely together to develop motion compensation technology which will be deployed in a pioneering feeder concept on the […]

  • 28 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Van Oord has won a contract to transport and install wind turbines at an undisclosed wind farm offshore the East Coast of the USA. The company will deploy the offshore installation vessel Aeolus on the project. The turbine installation work is scheduled to start in 2023. Van Oord said that this is the first contract […]

  • 19 May 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Massachusetts’s Baker-Polito Administration has announced its plans to invest USD 100 million to support offshore wind ports in Salem, New Bedford, and Somerset. Governor Charlie Baker made this announcement on 18 May in Salem at the site of what will be Massachusetts’ second offshore wind port. The investment is part of the government fiscal year […]

  • 25 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Tekmar Group has been awarded a contract for an offshore wind farm project in the US, the company announced on 25 May, leaving the project and the client unnamed. Under the contract, Tekmar will provide an integrated engineering solution, including Cable Protection Systems (CPS), for the offshore wind project across the pond. The CPS is expected […]

  • 16 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola will invest more than USD 10 billion in the development of three offshore wind complexes in Massachusetts, the Spanish energy company’s CEO, Ignacio Galán, told the Governor of Massachusetts, Charlie Baker. During the meeting, Galán also explained the company’s growth plan in the United States for the period 2020-2025, which will enable it to […]

  • 4 February 2022
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    The National Offshore Wind Research & Development Consortium (NOWRDC) has awarded support to two GE’s research projects, one developing a robust joining process for large iron castings and one focused on the use of an Autonomous Inspection Vessel (AIV) for offshore wind turbines.   GE said on 3 February that GE Renewable Energy and GE Research were awarded […]

  • 11 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables plans to build an Offshore Wind Control Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts, as part of the Commonwealth Wind project proposal, the offshore wind project developer Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), informed on 10 November. The development of the centre is contingent on Commonwealth Wind being […]

  • 25 November 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of the Interior (DO) has approved the construction and operations of the 132 MW South Fork wind project offshore Rhode Island. This represents DOI’s second approval of a commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project in the United States after the 804 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore Massachusetts which began construction last week. ”We […]

  • 17 November 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has selected Cotes to provide dehumidifiers for the GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The dry-air solution that Cotes provides to GE Renewable Energy, a combined desalter and dehumidifier, is now approved for global Haliade-X wind farm projects starting with the Dogger Bank wind farm in the North Sea, Cotes said. ”It is […]

  • 28 April 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published two Calls for Information and Nominations to solicit information from the public and determine industry interest in potential commercial wind energy development offshore Oregon and in the Central Atlantic. This was announced by BOEM Director Amanda Lefton at the International Offshore Wind Partnering (IPF) Forum […]

  • 1 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vineyard Wind has selected Semco Maritime as the preferred supplier for maintenance of the foundations and electric service platform (ESP) for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm, and has also signed an agreement which will see Semco Maritime setting up a service and maintenance hub in New Bedford for the Commonwealth Wind project. The […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Business & Finance

    The following is a guest post by Westwood Global Energy Group’s Senior Analysts Michelle Gomez, Bahzad Ayoub and Ruth Chen. The offshore wind sector had another record-breaking year in 2021. Some 18.6 GW of capacity was put into operation – the industry’s highest level of annual capacity additions.   Mainland China’s push to bring capacity […]

  • 15 November 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area offshore California. The area is located approximately 20 miles offshore the central California coastline and contains approximately 240,898 acres (376 square miles). BOEM will now prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA), as required under the National Environmental Policy Act, to […]

  • 2 February 2022
    Vessels

    Offshore wind turbines are growing in size as technology advances and demand for renewable energy soars but installing them could be a headache for operators as demand will outpace the supply of capable vessels by 2024, Rystad Energy research shows. Operators will have to invest in new vessels or upgrade existing ones to install the […]

  • 23 February 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    This is an article following Day 1 updates of the New York Bight offshore wind lease sale. To read the updates from Day 2 and Day 3, or news on the final results of the lease sale, go to the articles below: The biggest offshore wind lease sale ever organised in the US is resuming […]

  • 9 November 2021
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine prototype installed in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has been operating for two years, making it the first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine to achieve this milestone, the turbine maker said. The prototype was first commissioned in November 2019 at 12 MW. Since then, GE Renewable Energy has uprated the […]