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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 […]

  • 18 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A pre-lay multibeam survey operation along the export cable route for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm in Massachusetts has begun. The survey operations, being performed by the research vessel Shearwater in the Nantucket Sound, will take approximately two weeks, subject to weather conditions. Shearwater is accompanied by the fishing vessels Chicawa and Rock & […]

  • 1 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has signed contracts with Maine-based Ironhouse and Houston-based EverLine to support the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project at various construction and operation stages. EverLine, a provider of energy compliance, technical, and security solutions, will deliver complete Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) integration for the 62 wind turbines, a system that will […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid has finalized an agreement to assume responsibility as the operations and management services provider for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the United States. The 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1, a 50-50 joint venture between Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) funds CI II and CI III, is currently under […]

  • 2 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Norway-based DeepOcean has been awarded a contract to provide subsea services to Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind project in the US. Under the contract, DeepOcean will provide a range of subsea services including project management, engineering, ROV, tooling, and survey activities. The company will lead the project out of its office in […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has started geotechnical site drilling in the southern portion of the OCS-A-0534 lease area offshore Massachusetts, owned by Avangrid, a US arm of the Spanish energy giant Iberdrola. The company, using the vessel M/V Regulus, will be performing the work from 3 June until 31 August 2022, according to a Notice to Mariners. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A US federal judge in Boston has barred General Electric (GE) from ‘‘making, using, offering for sale, selling, importing (into), or installing in the United States” the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine after the jury found in June that the wind turbine infringed upon a patent held by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The jury and Judge […]

  • 22 July 2022
    Vessels

    St. Johns Ship Building has held a keel laying ceremony for the first Incat Crowther 30 crew transfer vessel (CTV) that the company is building for WINDEA CTV in compliance with Jones Act regulations in the US. In April, WINDEA CTV started construction of its first three 30-metre hybrid-ready CTVs for the emerging US offshore […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 June 2022
    Technology

    Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa said it had received a favourable ruling against turbine manufacturer General Electric (GE) in a federal court in Massachusetts, USA. A jury in Boston found that GE infringed on one of Siemens Gamesa’s patents related to structural support of large offshore wind turbines and awarded the company a royalty rate […]

  • 22 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Adira Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kim Heng, signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Crowley Wind Services to cooperate on offshore wind farm cable laying installation projects across the US East Coast. Under the MoU, Kim Heng will issue updates about material developments and/or the execution of a definitive agreement as and when […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 August 2022
    Contribution, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Iberdrola has launched a call to the market for start-ups to submit innovative proposals that seek to develop, test, or monitor solutions that take nature into account and that can be applied in an offshore wind farm environment. Iberdrola said that it plans to develop offshore wind farms that will respect nature entirely and enhance […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Industry

    US President Joe Biden has announced that the Department of the Interior is advancing the development of offshore wind areas in the Gulf of Mexico and the Southern Atlantic. These areas cover 700,000 acres and have the potential to power over three million homes, President Biden said in his remarks on actions to tackle the […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The US State of New Jersey has argued that its residents will be ”irreparably harmed” if the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind project is not exempt from a permanent injunction against the use of GE Haliade-X wind turbines on offshore wind projects in the USA sought by Siemens Gamesa. Back in June, a jury […]

  • 24 June 2022
    Business & Finance

    EKF Denmark´s Export Credit Agency (EKF) has approved a EUR 1 billion credit facility to the Spanish energy company Iberdrola for the purchase of wind turbines from Vestas and Siemens Gamesa. This is the largest credit facility ever granted by EKF and was done in cooperation with Santander Corporate & Investment Banking (Santander CIB). The […]

  • 31 May 2022
    Authorities

    German and US officials who attended the meeting of the G7 climate, energy, and environment ministers in Berlin last week signed a joint declaration on partnering in the area of climate and energy, after forming four working groups earlier this year in preparation for the partnership, two of which are specifically dedicated to offshore wind […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Industry

    The following article is a guest post by Wayne Mulhall, Managing Director at James Fisher Renewables. The global offshore wind market is at an inflection point. On the one hand, megaprojects around the world are transitioning from a subsidy to a merchant development and finance model. On the other hand, floating offshore wind (FOW) is still in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind has merged its two projects that were selected in Massachusetts’s offshore wind solicitations into one development now known as the SouthCoast Project. The first Mayflower Wind offshore wind farm has now been decided to also connect to the grid at Brayton Point in Somerset, instead in Falmouth on Cape Cod as initially planned. […]