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

    Ørsted has unveiled that it is pulling out of an offtake agreement with the State of Maryland for its 966 MW Skipjack Wind offshore wind project in the US. Following consultation with the State of Maryland, Ørsted has withdrawn from the Maryland Public Service Commission Orders approving the Skipjack 1 and 2 offshore wind projects. […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates

    Maryland Governor Wes Moore signed a new offshore wind bill on 9 May, under which the State will create a schedule for offshore wind solicitations until 2031 and revise previous solicitations. The latter will allow the State to re-allocate the support awarded to Ørsted’s Skipjack project, from whose power purchase agreement the developer withdrew, to […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The US federal government and the Maryland state government will work jointly to identify additional areas offshore Maryland that will house future offshore wind projects. This was announced on 11 December, following the release of the proposed sale notice for two wind energy areas (WEAs) in the Central Atlantic, one off Delaware and Maryland, and […]

  • 7 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy

    Denmark-headquartered Ørsted has revealed a substantial revision of its plans, including a reduced 2030 renewable energy target, job cuts, exit from several markets, and “leaner development” within floating offshore wind and Power-to-X. As a result of the business plan approved by Ørsted’s Board of Directors, Ørsted has updated its ambition for installed renewable capacity from […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind aims to submit its permit applications for the Skipjack offshore wind farm in 2019 and has put together a Maryland-based team that will support the project’s permitting and help bring it to construction. 

  • 23 December 2022
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    EGS has completed an offshore geophysical and hydrographic survey for Ørsted’s Skipjack Wind offshore wind project off the coast of Maryland’s Delmarva Peninsula, USA. EGS was contracted by Ørsted to conduct, process, and interpret high-resolution geophysical and hydrographic survey data of the nearshore sections of the export cable routes for Skipjack Wind, currently in development. […]

  • 24 February 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    [This article was first published at 16:26 on 22 February and was updated on 14:26 on 24 February.] Ørsted will start surveying potential landfall locations in Delaware for the Skipjack Wind 1 export cable this month, when work will begin on studying the seafloor and coastal terrain at three locations near Bethany Beach. The commencement […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved the use of GE Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine at Ørsted’s Skipjack offshore wind farm, to be built at a site some 30 kilometres off the Maryland-Delaware coast. Ørsted selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for the project in 2019, changing its initial […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is postponing the Skipjack Wind Farm project offshore Maryland, US by a year due to delays in the permitting procedure. The delays will push the project’s anticipated completion date from late 2022 to the end of 2023, the world’s leading offshore wind developer said. “As the federal permitting timeline evolves, Ørsted is now receiving […]

  • 26 May 2017

    US Wind, which plans to set up a 248MW wind farm off Maryland, stated in its application to the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) that it intends to use Siemens 4MW turbines, but during the evidentiary hearings the company noted that it is also considering 6MW turbine class, according to PSC’s order published earlier this month.

  • 8 July 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has submitted a bid to the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) to build a 760 MW wind farm off the state’s coast. The company has filed its proposal for the Skipjack Wind 2 project in response to the Commission’s call for Round 2 offshore wind projects, through which the Commission can award at least […]

  • 7 October 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted plans to build a nearly USD 20 million emissions-free offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) facility in west Ocean City, Maryland, USA. Located on Harbor Road, the facility will service Ørsted’s Skipjack Wind program and create up to 110 temporary and permanent jobs in the community, the developer said. Skipjack Wind 1 is a […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) is holding a public hearing on the potential impact of bigger turbines at the Skipjack and MarWin offshore wind projects. The event is part of the commission’s limited inquiry into impacts related to changes in the turbine sizes originally anticipated for use at the two offshore wind projects. The […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind, the developer of the first and only offshore wind farm in US waters, has announced plans to construct a 120MW offshore wind farm, the Skipjack wind farm, some 17 nautical miles northeast of Ocean City, Maryland. Deepwater Wind has secured the rights to acquire the site’s federal lease, subject to regulatory approval. The developer also […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s offshore wind development projects in the US are moving forward at a slower pace than originally expected, the company’s CEO and President Henrik Poulsen said. The delays are due to a combination of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) prolonged analysis of the cumulative impacts from the build-out of US offshore wind projects, […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed an agreement to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind energy staging center at Tradepoint Atlantic, a 3,300-acre global logistics center in Baltimore County, Maryland. The staging center will be used during the development of the Skipjack offshore wind farm located 19.5 miles off Maryland’s coast. “Together with Tradepoint Atlantic, we are […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Department of Commerce has awarded a USD 22.9 million federal grant to the Maryland Department of Labor (Labor) to develop a new apprenticeship model under the Maryland Works for Wind programme to support the region’s growing offshore wind industry. The Maryland Works for Wind scheme will partner leading employers such as Chesapeake Shipbuilding, […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind developer Ørsted has decided against constructing the interconnection facility for the Skipjack wind farm at Fenwick Island State Park in Sussex County, Delaware, US. In July 2019, Ørsted entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding with the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) to construct the interconnection facility on a […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) today awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to two projects to be built off the state’s coast, enabling US Wind and Deepwater Wind (Skipjack Offshore Energy) to install 368MW of capacity.

  • 15 October 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has announced an economic agreement that will establish Maryland’s first offshore wind steel fabrication center at Crystal Steel Fabricators in Federalsburg, Maryland. Ørsted’s investment in Crystal Steel will enable nearly USD 70 million in supply agreements and create nearly 50 new Maryland jobs, positioning local steelworkers to supply steel components that will be used […]

  • 18 December 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The US States of Maryland and Massachusetts have selected a total of four new offshore wind projects in their latest solicitation rounds, enabling the addition of more than 3.2 GW of new offshore wind capacity in the country that set its 2030 target to 30 GW at the beginning of this year. On 17 December, […]

  • 20 July 2017

    The Appropriations Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives has adopted a bill amendment that obstructs installing offshore wind turbines within 24 nautical miles (approx. 44 kilometres) from the coast of the State of Maryland, endangering the US Wind and Skipjack projects which were recently awarded Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Credits from the Public Service Commission.

  • 7 October 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has denied a Motion to Disqualify filed by Skipjack Offshore Energy, owned by Ørsted, against some of the proposals US Wind submitted in the state’s latest offshore wind application round. However, the process itself has not yet ended, as the Commission said it had not had the opportunity to hear […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) held the second offshore wind public hearing on 30 March and saw hundreds of Marylanders, including legislators, business leaders, labour groups, environmental organisations and other citizens joining the meeting.

  • 20 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted and Eversource have signed a contract with Sea Services North America, whose partner fishermen in the US Northeast region will provide support vessels and monitoring services during construction of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind, and Sunrise Wind offshore wind farms. According to the joint venture partners behind the three offshore wind projects, this is the […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Baltimore City Council has voted 14 – 0 in favour of a resolution urging the Maryland Public Service Commission to approve one or both of the offshore wind farm proposals currently under consideration, the Clean Water Action reports