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  • 19 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Vineyard Wind and the Southeastern Massachusetts Building Trades Council have signed a project labour agreement (PLA) for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm. “The historic signing of the nation’s first PLA for the offshore wind industry and the Vineyard Wind project are critical to our efforts to combat climate change, generate clean […]

  • 29 June 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced on 28 June that it would begin conducting an environmental review of a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for the Vineyard Wind South wind project, which could add up to 2.3 GW of offshore wind capacity to the US. The project has been proposed to be […]

  • 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 September 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has submitted two proposals in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy projects in Massachusetts, offering options of approximately 800 MW and 1,200 MW. The developer’s proposals, named Commonwealth Wind, include the development of an offshore wind project in an area just south of the Vineyard Wind 1 and […]

  • 30 August 2021
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance

    The developer of the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm is considering Tisbury Marine Terminal as a base for its operations and maintenance (O&M) activities, according to the latest documents available on the Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s website. Namely, the Commission is currently reviewing plans submitted by Tisbury Marine Terminal LLC (TMT), which is […]

  • 11 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has received a firm order from Vineyard Wind to supply Haliade-X wind turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind installation in the US. GE was announced as the preferred turbine supplier for the project in December of 2020. Vineyard Wind 1 recently became the first offshore wind farm in […]

  • 11 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewable and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has awarded DEME Offshore US with a contract for the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in Massachusetts. DEME said that this was a substantial contract, noting that the company qualifies a contract as “substantial” if it […]

  • 16 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has reached financial close on its 800 MW offshore wind farm in Massachusetts — the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States and the Americas region. The developer has raised USD 2.3 billion of senior debt through nine international and […]

  • 1 October 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Vineyard Wind has entered into an agreement with the City of Salem and Crowley Maritime Corporation to create a public-private partnership aimed at establishing Salem Harbor as the state’s second major offshore wind port. The agreement, part of the “Commonwealth Wind” proposal, is contingent upon the company winning an award by the state of Massachusetts, […]

  • 18 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group, together with JDR Cable Systems as a subcontractor, will supply and install the inter-array cables for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in Massachusetts. Jan De Nul and the TFKable Group-owned JDR will deliver almost 210 kilometres of 66 kV cables that will connect the project’s 62 GE Haliade-X turbines […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s DP2 jack-up installation vessel Sea Installer will undergo a crane replacement to increase the vessel’s lifting capacity from the current 900 tonnes to 1,600 tonnes. Being built by Huisman, the new crane will enable Sea Installer to handle the next generation of offshore wind turbines, DEME said. The upgraded Sea Installer will be […]

  • 1 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Italy’s Prysmian Group has received the Notice to Proceed with the approximately EUR 200 million contract to supply a submarine power cable system for Vineyard Wind 1, America’s first large-scale offshore wind project. Vineyard Wind 1 will consist of an array of 62 wind turbines installed offshore Massachusetts and will generate 800 MW of electricity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2021
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced USD 1.6 million (around EUR 1.4 million) in grant funding to eight Massachusetts organisations to support offshore wind workforce training and reducing barriers to job entry within the emerging offshore wind industry. The funding is being awarded through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Expanding Access to Opportunity in […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) are restructuring 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. The 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 project, America’s first large-scale offshore wind farm, will remain a 50/50 joint venture between the companies. […]

  • 24 September 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Massachusetts’s Baker-Polio Administration plans to invest USD 100 million from federal COVID relief funding in critical port infrastructure to support offshore wind development. “To ensure we maximize the economic potential of this industry and build on assets like the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, our Administration is proposing a significant investment in critical port infrastructure […]

  • 22 June 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The US non-profit offshore wind organisation Business Network for Offshore Wind is hosting a national Offshore Wind Job Fair on 22 June, with hundreds of job seekers expected to participate in the event for which leading offshore wind companies have already signed up, including Ørsted, Avangrid, Eversource, and Fugro. The fair will be held online […]

  • 2 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Navantia and Windar announced today (2 July) that they will build a factory for XXL monopiles on the grounds of the Fene shipyard in Spain after Iberdrola closed a framework agreement with the partnered companies for future offshore wind farms, valued at EUR 400 million. The framework agreement between Iberdrola and Navantia-Windar involves the manufacture […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Xodus has completed an analysis of the US offshore wind industry to determine potential opportunities for UK companies to enter the offshore wind market across the pond. According to the study, a rapid expansion in products and services is currently required to deliver projects on time and on budget, due to a lack of maturity […]

  • 10 June 2021
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has issued an executive order calling for the development of 2.8 GW of offshore wind power by 2030, and 8 GW by 2040. The executive order highlights the economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind and directs actions to help North Carolina secure the jobs and economic development associated with […]

  • 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 […]