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  • 19 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    COWI has won a contract to provide a concept design of the electrical transmission infrastructure system for the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind project located off the coast of New Jersey, New York. The Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind project has the potential to supply up to 2,500MW of energy to multiple markets along the US Eastern […]

  • 7 June 2019

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, LLC has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Rutgers University to advance ocean research and monitoring that will support offshore wind development off the coast of New Jersey. The five-year cooperative agreement term will initiate this summer and help to bolster on-going efforts at the Rutgers Center for Ocean […]

  • 26 June 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind has collaborated with Rutgers University to deploy an onshore LiDAR at the university’s Marine Field Station in Tuckerton, New Jersey. The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL), the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS), and Atlantic Shores installed the wind LiDAR (light detection and ranging) […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, the developer holding an offshore wind lease off New Jersey, has launched a study on red knots, an endangered shore bird. The developer plans to bid at the state’s next solicitation for offshore wind energy this year. For the study on red knots, Atlantic Shores has partnered with Dr. Larry Niles […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro’s vessels Brasilis and Enterprise are set to mobilise for geophysical surveys at New Jersey’s Atlantic Shores offshore wind site on 1 May. The vessels will carry out surveys within the Atlantic Shores lease area and along potential export cable routes, according to the developer’s Notice to Mariners. Fugro secured a contract for geophysical surveys […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind and Stockton University have entered a sublease agreement for 180 square metres of commercial space, where the offshore wind developer will set up an Educational and Community Outreach Center to host informational events for the local community. The premises are located on the Boardwalk and Roosevelt Avenues in the Stockton Atlantic […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Training & Education

    President and Managing Director of Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Chris Hart has testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources calling for workforce development for the local offshore wind industry. The hearing, Building a 21st Century American Offshore Wind Workforce, focused on the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, which […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has mobilised two additional vessels for the site characterisation work currently under way at the Atlantic Shores offshore wind lease area off the coast of New Jersey. The company, which has been carrying out surveys at the site since May, now has three vessels on site, with a fourth to be deployed later this […]

  • 25 September 2019

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind LLC is launching ocean survey operations at its 183,000ha lease area off the New Jersey coast, which has the potential to generate 2.5GW of offshore wind. Survey vessel Geosea will be deployed to carry out the operations in order to inform future turbine development. The vessel will characterize the seabed, collect samples and determine the […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Four proposers responded to New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation with a total of 18 bids, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA). As previously reported, Equinor submitted a bid to develop its Empire Wind project in response to the state’s solicitation to procure 800MW or more of offshore wind renewable energy certificates (ORECs). The second bid came […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Five developers have expressed intent to participate in the New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation targetting 800MW of capacity, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA).

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has secured contracts to carry out geophysical surveys at the Atlantic Shores and Mayflower Wind offshore wind projects in the U.S., according to the company’s latest financial results.

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies have acquired US Wind’s rights for the OCS-A 0499 lease area off New Jersey and formed a joint venture to bring an offshore wind project at the site to realisation.

  • 14 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Fugro has selected underwater positioning technology from Sonardyne Inc. for its upcoming activities at offshore wind projects in the U.S. Fugro ordered three Sonardyne Mini-Ranger 2 Ultra-Short BaseLine (USBL) underwater positioning systems to support shallow-water site characterization surveys and a standard Ranger 2 for positioning geotechnical boreholes that will influence turbine foundation design and installation. […]

  • 13 October 2011

      The first North American offshore wind turbine test centre has started development, off the eastern Atlantic shore of the US state of Virginia, by a consortium of Ecofys, Fugro and Real NewEnergy. The project, Poseidon Atlantic, has come about through collaboration between the Commonwealth of Virginia, Northampton County and the Virginia Port Authority with […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has received bids from three developers in response to its solicitation for 1.1GW of offshore wind.

  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) expects to announce the winner of the 1,100MW offshore wind solicitation at the end of June. NJBPU is currently in the process of reviewing applications. As reported earlier, three bidders responded to the solicitation, Ørsted with its Ocean Wind project, Equinor with Boardwalk Wind, and Atlantic Shores […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has officially submitted a bid in New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation for the Liberty Wind project which includes the option of up to 1.2GW of capacity to be developed. The Liberty Wind proposal includes project size options of 400MW, 800MW and 1,200MW which would be produced by turbines located 85 miles away from […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Firms hoping to install wind turbines off the New Jersey coast increased lobbying-related spending 234 percent from USD 261,664 in 2017 to USD 874,679 in 2018, according to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission. Several firms ramped up their lobbying activity in 2018 in anticipation of the deep sea “gold rush” that will create […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has called for 9,000MW of offshore wind energy to be developed in the U.S. state by 2035. The New York Governor proposed the quadruple of the current target of having 2,400MW installed by 2030 in his 2019 State of the State Speech. To complement the Green New Deal, Cuomo is directing […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW North America, EDF Renewables, and Vineyard Wind have joined the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA). NYOWA gathers environmental, business, labor, wind industry and community organizations supporting the responsible development of offshore wind power for New York. The New York State’s Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed a target of 9GW of operational offshore wind capacity […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected the Ocean Wind project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    New Jersey may have lost the race to build the first offshore wind facility in the nation, but the potential for offshore wind power production is still highest off the Jersey Shore, according to a new report by Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center report. Using data from the US National Renewable Energy Laboratory, […]

  • 24 December 2014

    The carbon pollution from at least nine entire fossil fuel plants could be eliminated in New Jersey if wind power supplied 30 percent of the nation’s electricity needs, according to a new analysis by Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center. The analysis comes as Fishermen’s Energy appeals the Board of Public Utilities’ decision to […]

  • 19 March 2013

    RWE npower renewables’ proposed Atlantic Array offshore wind farm will have the capacity to generate up to 1500 megawatts of renewable energy within the Bristol Channel Zone.  The wind farm would be located offshore around 14 kilometres from closest point to shore on the North Devon coast, 22.5km from closest point to shore the South […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Ports & Logistics

    The majority of residents in Atlantic City, N.J., and surrounding communities favor the construction of an offshore wind power project, based on surveys conducted through the Delaware Sea Grant College Program. Article by Teresa Messmore, UDaily Results show that 77 percent of residents are inclined to support a demonstration project of five offshore wind turbines visible from […]