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  • 31 August 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts has opened its fourth offshore wind solicitation which seeks to procure 3.6 GW of new generation capacity and makes this the state’s largest solicitation of this kind to date. Developers can submit bids until 31 January 2024 and the projects will be selected by 12 June next year, with the execution of long-term contracts […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Wind Farm Update

    BP and Equinor are in the process of renegotiating the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for their joint offshore wind projects in the USA, according to Reuters. The partners do not plan on developing the projects off the US East Coast unless they meet the ”return thresholds of 6% to 8%”, Reuters quoted bp’s CEO Bernard […]

  • 19 July 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts’s electric distribution companies Eversource Energy, National Grid and Unitil have agreed to terminate their power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the Commonwealth Wind offshore wind farm at the request of the project developer, Iberdrola-owned Avangrid, which will pay USD 48 million in penalties for the termination that is yet to be approved by the state’s […]

  • 6 June 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, Wind Farm Update

    SouthCoast Wind, the developer of an offshore wind lease area off the coast of Massachusetts, has started discussions with this US state’s representatives and utilities to terminate its existing Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) citing ”material and unforeseen supply chain and financing cost increases affecting the whole offshore wind industry.” The SouthCoast Wind, a 2.4 GW […]

  • 13 April 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Furgo, using its vessel Fugro Explorer, will perform a geotechnical survey campaign at the SouthCoast Wind lease area offshore Massachusetts, formerly known as Mayflower Wind, where the joint venture between Shell and Ocean Winds plans to install up to 2.4 GW of offshore wind capacity. A geophysical site investigation is also scheduled to start soon. […]

  • 17 November 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The case between the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) and the developers of the Commonwealth Wind and Mayflower Wind offshore wind projects has reached beyond the state lines as it raised questions in Rhode Island, where Mayflower Wind filed an application for part of the project’s cable route. Mayflower Wind’s statement on the project’s […]

  • 28 May 2021
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind and Anbaric Development Partners have signed an agreement for Mayflower Wind to use transmission assets developed by Anbaric to bring offshore wind to Brayton Point, Massachusetts, USA. When fully built out, and with continuing advancements in wind technology, Mayflower Wind’s lease area will supply over 2,000 MW of offshore wind, enough to power […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind Energy has issued the public version of its bids into Massachusetts’ second round of the offshore wind development procurement process. Mayflower Wind, a joint venture of Shell New Energies and EDPR Offshore North America, submitted three 800MW proposals as well as a 400MW proposal. More specifically, these include the 408MW Mayflower Wind Project […]

  • 14 December 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    This article was first published on 13 December with information on the date set for Mayflower Wind’s hearing before the Rhode Island EFSB. On 14 December, the article was updated following the receipt of information on Mayflower Wind’s request to reschedule the hearing, which the EFSB has granted. Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC, has submitted a winning bid in the second Massachusetts offshore wind solicitation. Mayflower Wind anticipates that its 804MW ”low cost energy” project, located more than 20 miles south of Nantucket with expected start-up in 2025, will provide […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has secured a framework agreement to provide engineering support for the Mayflower Wind offshore wind project in the U.S. OWC’s scope of work awarded to date is to provide electrical, SCADA and power systems support for the project located approximately 25 miles south of Nantucket, Massachusetts. “Over the past few years, […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Mayflower Wind said that the price of electricity generated at its 804 MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts is on track to go down by around 10 per cent. This is due to the recently increased and extended federal Offshore Wind Energy Investment Tax Credit, the developer said. Mayflower Wind, a 50/50 […]

  • 11 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind Energy LLC has selected Burns & McDonnell to carry out Front End Engineering Design (FEED) of the onshore substation and onshore cable system for the Mayflower Wind project off Massachusetts, US. Burns & McDonnell will also provide market engagement support for the project. Mayflower Wind, a joint venture of Shell and Ocean Winds, […]

  • 21 November 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind, the joint venture (JV) between Shell and Ocean Winds, said that it did not state that its offshore wind project in Massachusetts was no longer viable and intends to testify to the project’s viability before the Energy Facility Siting Board (EFSB) in Rhode Island, where part of the offshore wind farm’s transmission corridor […]

  • 14 February 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the SouthCoast Wind project offshore Massachusetts, the 2.4 GW offshore wind project formerly known as Mayflower Wind, developed by a joint venture between Shell and Ocean Winds. BOEM will open a 45-day public comment period for the DEIS […]

  • 24 September 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind, a 50/50 joint venture between Shell New Energies US LLC and Ocean Winds, has filed proposals as part of Massachusetts’ 83C III offshore wind energy procurement. Mayflower submitted multiple bids, each with an accompanying economic development package. Under the largest scenario, which involves interconnecting 1,200 MW at Brayton Point, Mayflower is committing to […]

  • 15 October 2021
    Vessels

    Mayflower Wind, a 50/50 joint venture between Shell New Energies US and Ocean Winds, has signed an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corporation for the specification, design, and manufacture of a Jones Act-compliant, hybrid diesel electric crew transfer vessel (CTV). The multi-party agreement, which also includes Incat Crowther, BAR Technologies, Corvus Energy, and ABS as collaborators, […]

  • 8 November 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Shell-Ocean Winds joint venture has withdrawn its motion to suspend the proceedings to approve the long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) for its 405 MW Mayflower Wind project, filed with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) after Avangrid requested a one-month suspension of the DPU’s review of the PPAs for its Commonwealth Wind development. Avangrid, […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The joint venture of Shell New Energies US and EDPR Offshore North America has submitted bids for the development of its Mayflower Wind offshore wind project in response to Connecticut’s Request for Proposals (RfP). The Mayflower Wind joint venture submitted an 804MW proposal and a 408MW proposal in what is Connecticut’s first solicitation dedicated specifically to offshore […]

  • 20 July 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    A new set of surveys is now underway at the Mayflower Wind site offshore Massachusetts, where a joint venture of Shell New Energies US and EDPR Offshore North America plans to build an 804 MW offshore wind farm. As part of a geophysical and geotechnical (G&G) survey campaign which started with geophysical investigations in April, […]

  • 3 October 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, known as the Building Trades, for the onshore and offshore construction of its 1,200 MW SouthCoast offshore wind project. The MoU includes commitments to create jobs for local and diverse workers and to […]

  • 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. […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has secured an order from Semco Maritime to provide the main electrical equipment for the electrical service platform (ESP) of the Mayflower Wind offshore wind farm. The project is located in a federal lease area approximately 25 miles south of Nantucket, Massachusetts in the United States, and will have a capacity to generate up […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has signed lease agreements with Vineyard Wind and Mayflower Wind to use the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as the primary staging and deployment base for the construction and installation of their offshore wind projects. The lease agreements commit the facility to full-time offshore wind work from 2023 into 2027 and are […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has subsequently submitted a filing letter requesting that DPU approve the 20-year contracts with Eversource, National Grid, and Unitil.

  • 29 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will initiate an environmental review of the proposal for a commercial wind energy project offshore Massachusetts, submitted by Mayflower Wind, a company co-owned by Shell New Energies and Ocean Winds (a joint venture between EDP Renewables and ENGIE). […]