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  • 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 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.

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 December 2019
    Training & Education

    AIS Training and Arcon have signed an agreement to develop an offshore wind training center in Maryland, the U.S. The new center will be purpose-built at Arcon’s existing welding training school site in Salisbury to train offshore wind workers in essential skills such as working at height, manual handling, fire awareness, first fid and sea […]

  • 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.

  • 24 May 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    US Wind Inc and Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind have expressed their support to Maryland passing the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) and the plans to achieve 100% clean electricity by 2040. As reported, CEJA will see the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity in Maryland by 2030. In May 2017, this US East Coast […]

  • 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

  • 1 September 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of August 2020. Ørsted Recruiting 23 Offshore Wind Turbine Technicians Ørsted has launched a recruitment campaign for 23 wind turbine technicians, who will work out of the East Coast Hub in Grimsby on the company’s offshore wind farms, including Hornsea Project Two. Largest […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for two of its US offshore wind farms which marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine. Subject to final agreed and signed contract and all required project approvals, Ørsted will deploy Haliade-X 12MW wind turbines on the […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Technology

    The HaliadeX-12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam has set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate 288MWh of electricity continuously over the course of 24 hours, GE Renewable Energy said. The previous record of 262MWh of electricity produced by a wind turbine was also […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy has officially inaugurated the LM Wind Power blade factory in Cherbourg, France. The facility will provide the manufacture of the 107m long blades for the Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine, as well as other blade models. According to GE, production started in early 2019 and five blades have already been delivered for […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dutch energy company Eneco is set to purchase all the electricity generated by GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine prototype. This was announced during the inauguration ceremony for the prototype held today, 17 December, at the port of Maasvlakte-Rotterdam. According to GE, the Haliade-X 12MW prototype set a new world record the past weekend by […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind is currently preparing to submit more than 20 local, state and federal applications for its South Fork offshore wind farm in early 2018 and has now opened an office in East Hampton, New York, to support the development of the project, according to U.S. media.

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has cancelled hearings on offshore wind projects scheduled for Tuesday, 14 March, after a severe winter storm closed the state agency’s offices.

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Maryland’s Public Service Commission will hold two public hearings on two offshore wind farm projects proposed by US Wind and Deepwater Wind in March.

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Mayor and City Council of Ocean City have unanimously approved a resolution in opposition to offshore wind turbines visible from this coastal town in the state of Maryland, US.

  • 18 June 2020
    Technology

    GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype has obtained a provisional type certificate by DNV GL. According to GE, this certification demonstrates that the Haliade-X prototype has the highest safety and quality standards. The company expects the full type certificate in the coming months. “This is a very important milestone for us as it confirms […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) is launching two offshore wind grants for the 2020 fiscal year, with combined funds of USD 2.8 million. The Maryland Offshore Wind Capex program, with allotted funds of USD 1.6 million, provides grant funding to help defray capital expenditure investments for Maryland’s emerging businesses entering the offshore wind industry. Capital expenditures […]