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  • 9 April 2024
    Equipment, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms, Supply Chain

    Axess Technologies has signed a contract for the supply of an export cable pull-in system that will be mounted on the offshore substation at the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the US. The offshore substation will be delivered by the Singapore-based company Seatrium. Under the contract with Seatrium, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine […]

  • 30 January 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor is bidding in the expedited offshore wind solicitation in New York with Empire Wind 1, the 810 MW project that already secured an Offshore Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) contract in 2019, as the rules of New York’s procurement provide for projects with existing ORECs to bid into the solicitation. The company first revealed its […]

  • 28 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy

    Empire Wind and the Building & Construction Trades Council of Greater New York and Vicinity (BCTC) have signed a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) for the construction of the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SMBT). The revitalized SMBT will play a key role in Equinor’s development of the Empire Wind offshore wind project as a staging and assembly […]

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

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for Equinor’s Empire Wind offshore wind project in New York, the US. With this approval secured, the developer is planning to start the construction of Empire Wind 1 later this year. The approved plan includes the construction and operation […]

  • 26 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and BP have reached an agreement to restructure the ownership of their joint US offshore wind projects which, following completion, will result in BP taking ownership of Equinor’s 50 per cent stake in the Beacon Wind 1 and 2 projects and Equinor taking ownership of BP’s 50 per cent stake in the Empire Wind […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Project Updates

    The New York City Public Design Commission (PDC) has approved Equinor’s design for the offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) building that the developer of the Empire Wind projects plans to build at the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT). The O&M base would be New York’s first-ever purpose-built facility of this kind, according to Equinor. […]

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

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Clean Air Act permit to Empire Offshore Wind, owned by Equinor. The air quality analysis, conducted by EPA, showed that the impacts on air quality from the construction and operation of the offshore wind project will not cause or contribute to a violation of federal air […]

  • 14 March 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor has been granted authorisation from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to link the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project directly into New York’s transmission system. Approved on 1 March, the Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (LGIA) executed between Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 project, New York ISO (NYISO), and Consolidated Edison Company of New […]

  • 28 June 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Supply Chain

    Sif Group is planning to commence the production of monopile foundations for the Empire Wind 1 offshore wind project next month at its Maasvlakte site in the Netherlands. The first steel plates for the 810 Empire Wind 1 wind farm have been delivered at Sif’s Maasvlakte site, and the first transition piece (TP) is currently […]

  • 5 June 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The State of New York and the developers of Empire Wind 1 and Sunrise Wind projects, Equinor and Ørsted, have signed Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) Purchase and Sale Agreements for the two projects the developers re-bid in the state’s fourth offshore wind solicitation and were awarded capacity. Empire Wind 1 and Sunrise Wind […]

  • 11 June 2024
    Ports & Logistics, Project Updates

    Construction work on turning the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) in New York City into an offshore wind hub started on 10 June. The SBMT redevelopment is being performed by Equinor, in cooperation with the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and terminal operator Sustainable South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SSBMT). Equinor, the owner/developer of […]

  • 29 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Equinor’s Empire Wind 1 and Ørsted and Eversource’s Sunrise Wind projects in the state’s fourth offshore wind solicitation. Both projects secured agreements with the state earlier and re-bid in this procurement round to negotiate new 25-year contracts. NYSERDA and the developers of the selected […]

  • 23 May 2024
    Supply Chain, Vessels

    The keel for the first Jones Act-compliant subsea rock installation vessel (SRIV) for the US offshore wind industry, Acadia, was laid on 2 May at the Philly Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The vessel was ordered by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) in 2021 and the first steel for the SRIV was cut in […]

  • 29 April 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain

    Sweden-headquartered construction and development company Skanska has won a contract worth USD 861 million to transform the 73-acre South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT) into one of the largest dedicated offshore wind ports in the USA. This infrastructure project will support the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project, which is currently being developed by Equinor 15 […]

  • 17 May 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Norway’s Equinor has received final approval from the New York State Public Service Commission to begin construction on its 810 MW Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm, Governor Kathy Hochul announced on 16 May. The Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) issued on 16 May authorized the construction and operation of transmission facilities for […]

  • 17 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch offshore wind foundation manufacturer, Sif, has started the production of monopile foundations for the third phase of the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm under construction. According to a trading update Sif issued on 17 May, the company — which is delivering foundations for all three phases […]

  • 5 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD), together with its consortium partner Van Oord, has been informed by Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between BP and Equinor, of the termination of the rock installation contract for the Empire Wind 2 offshore wind project which was set to commence in 2026. In 2022, the GLDD-Van Oord […]

  • 4 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Manufacturing, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch offshore wind foundation manufacturer, Sif, has received a notice of termination of its Empire Wind 2 monopile contract from the joint venture owned by BP and Equinor, who have just terminated their Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) agreement for the 1,260 MW project with the New York State. Sif was contracted to […]

  • 24 June 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved Sunrise Wind’s construction and operations plan (COP), marking the final approval needed for the federal agency to move the 942 MW offshore wind project toward the start of offshore construction. Sunrise Wind, New York’s largest offshore wind project, is being developed by Ørsted and Eversource […]

  • 4 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Manufacturing, Offshore Platforms, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    With the termination of the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) agreement for the Empire Wind 2 offshore wind project, BP and Equinor have cancelled the contract for the project’s offshore substation (OSS) with the Singapore-based company Seatrium. As reported earlier today, 4 January, the Empire Wind joint venture has signed an agreement with the […]

  • 10 July 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource have finalized the transaction for Eversource’s share in the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project, initially announced in January. Ørsted has acquired its former partner’s stake for USD 78 million (approximately EUR 72 million) less than the originally agreed price earlier this year. In the agreement signed in January, the two companies agreed […]

  • 4 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US joint venture between BP and Equinor has agreed with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to terminate the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) agreement for the 1,260 MW Empire Wind 2 offshore wind project that recently obtained federal approval. The move comes after the joint venture, and two […]

  • 15 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Danish Maersk Supply Service and the US vessel owner and operator Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) are partnering on the construction and operation of a feeder vessel spread designed for Maersk Supply Service’s wind installation vessel (WIV), currently being built in Singapore. The feeder spread, which includes two tugs and two barges, will be built by […]

  • 7 May 2024
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the testing of suction bucket jacket foundations at the Beacon Wind offshore wind lease area, owned by BP, which filed an application to perform the tests last year together with its then-joint venture partner Equinor. In March 2023, the Beacon Wind joint venture submitted a […]

  • 24 April 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting

    New York Governor Kathy Hochul has unveiled plans to launch the fifth offshore wind solicitation (NY5) this summer. In addition, Governor Hochul announced on 23 April that a USD 200 million Supportive Manufacturing and Logistics Request for Proposals (RFP) is open to support infrastructure investments in the state’s domestic offshore wind supply chain. The news […]

  • 21 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Shell New Energies, a subsidiary of Shell, has sold its 50 per cent equity share in SouthCoast Wind Energy, established in 2018 to develop wind projects off the coast of Massachusetts, to its joint venture partner Ocean Winds North America for an undisclosed sum. According to Shell, the deal with Ocean Winds was structured to […]