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  • 7 December 2022
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind 1, America’s first large-scale offshore wind project, is moving forward with submarine cables being delivered by Prysmian Group. Prysmian’s cable laying vessels, Cable Enterprise and Ulisse, arrived in the US with submarine cables manufactured and tested at the company’s centres of technological excellence in Pikkala, Finland, and Arco Felice, Italy. In November, Cable […]

  • 4 August 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid has finalized an agreement to assume responsibility as the operations and management services provider for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the United States. The 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1, a 50-50 joint venture between Avangrid and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) funds CI II and CI III, is currently under […]

  • 1 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has signed contracts with Maine-based Ironhouse and Houston-based EverLine to support the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project at various construction and operation stages. EverLine, a provider of energy compliance, technical, and security solutions, will deliver complete Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) integration for the 62 wind turbines, a system that will […]

  • 25 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The installation work on the export cable for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the US, has now begun with Prysmian’s cable laying vessel (CLV) Cable Enterprise set to start installing the offshore part of the project’s link to the grid on land after a pre-lay grapnel run. According to the […]

  • 5 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the 62 transition pieces to be built for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the United States, has been transferred on 2 December from the Windar Renovables’ offshore facilities (Tadarsa Eólica 4) to the Port of Avilés, Spain. In 2019, Windar Renovables won a contract to manufacture, certify, […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Seaqualize has signed a contract with DEME Offshore US to deploy their newly developed offshore lifting device, the Heave Chief 1100 (HC1100), on Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the United States. DEME Offshore and Seaqualize have been working together on developing a novel tool, enabling a Jones Act-compliant feeder-barge concept. […]

  • 26 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables, the US-based company owned by Spain’s Iberdrola, is postponing the expected start of commercial operation of the Park City Wind and Commonwealth Wind offshore wind projects in Massachusetts to 2027 and 2028, respectively. In its Q3 results, Iberdrola cites mitigating potential supply chain bottlenecks and high commodity prices as the reason behind the […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Industry, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A US federal judge in Boston has barred General Electric (GE) from ‘‘making, using, offering for sale, selling, importing (into), or installing in the United States” the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine after the jury found in June that the wind turbine infringed upon a patent held by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The jury and Judge […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Industry

    The US saw a 58 per cent growth in long-term targets for offshore wind in the third quarter of 2022, a new record for quarterly growth, driven by landmark federal policy, record investments, and new state-level actions, a new report from the Business Network for Offshore Wind found. The most important factors behind this growth […]

  • 10 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    The Netherlands-based Barge Master will receive a total capital injection of EUR 7.5 million from the Energy Transition Fund Rotterdam and the existing shareholders for the development of its offshore wind feeder solution. The company said that the challenge in the construction of offshore wind farms is the transport of the wind turbine components from […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    DEME has kicked off the work on Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project in the USA. As reported, Dominion Energy selected a consortium of DEME and Prysmian as the Balance of Plant (BoP) contractors in charge of the transportation and installation of the foundations and the substations, and the engineering, procurement, construction, […]

  • 27 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    St. Johns Ship Building has held a keel laying ceremony for the second Incat Crowther 30 crew transfer vessel (CTV) that the company is building for WINDEA CTV in compliance with Jones Act regulations in the US. At the beginning of this year, WINDEA CTV began construction of its three 30-metre hybrid-ready CTVs for the […]

  • 18 July 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    A pre-lay multibeam survey operation has begun along the export cable route for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm in Massachusetts. The survey operations, being performed by the research vessel Shearwater in the Nantucket Sound, will take approximately two weeks, subject to weather conditions. Shearwater is accompanied by the fishing vessels Chicawa and Rock & […]

  • 20 January 2023
    Vessels

    The offshore wind turbine installation vessel Aeolus has been fitted with a new, 133-metre-long crane boom at the Damen shipyard in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, after Van Oord last year sent the vessel for its second crane upgrade to enable Aeolus to handle wind turbines of up to 15 MW. Back in 2018, the 2014-built Aeolus […]

  • 19 August 2022
    Contribution, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Iberdrola has launched a call to the market for start-ups to submit innovative proposals that seek to develop, test, or monitor solutions that take nature into account and that can be applied in an offshore wind farm environment. Iberdrola said that it plans to develop offshore wind farms that will respect nature entirely and enhance […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The US State of New Jersey has argued that its residents will be ”irreparably harmed” if the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind project is not exempt from a permanent injunction against the use of GE Haliade-X wind turbines on offshore wind projects in the USA sought by Siemens Gamesa. Back in June, a jury […]

  • 22 July 2022
    Vessels

    St. Johns Ship Building has held a keel laying ceremony for the first Incat Crowther 30 crew transfer vessel (CTV) that the company is building for WINDEA CTV in compliance with Jones Act regulations in the US. In April, WINDEA CTV started construction of its first three 30-metre hybrid-ready CTVs for the emerging US offshore […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    GE has submitted a plan to construct two new manufacturing facilities in New York if it wins a sufficient volume of orders from customers in the State’s ongoing solicitation for up to 4.6 GW of offshore wind. GE proposed building the factories with Carver Companies at their Port of Coeymans site. Should GE receive sufficient […]

  • 18 November 2022
    Business & Finance

    US-based companies Burns & McDonnell and Bay Ltd. are teaming up to provide engineering, procurement, fabrication, and construction of offshore substations. According to the new partnership, the aim is to help the US reach its offshore wind targets, as well as to address global supply chain challenges for the industry. Burns & McDonnell, which has […]

  • 22 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Adira Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kim Heng, signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Crowley Wind Services to cooperate on offshore wind farm cable laying installation projects across the US East Coast. Under the MoU, Kim Heng will issue updates about material developments and/or the execution of a definitive agreement as and when […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Industry

    The following article is a guest post by Wayne Mulhall, Managing Director at James Fisher Renewables. The global offshore wind market is at an inflection point. On the one hand, megaprojects around the world are transitioning from a subsidy to a merchant development and finance model. On the other hand, floating offshore wind (FOW) is still in the […]

  • 21 July 2022
    Authorities, Environment, Industry

    US President Joe Biden has announced that the Department of the Interior is advancing the development of offshore wind areas in the Gulf of Mexico and the Southern Atlantic. These areas cover 700,000 acres and have the potential to power over three million homes, President Biden said in his remarks on actions to tackle the […]

  • 20 December 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed New England Wind offshore project in Massachusetts. The notice of availability will be published in the Federal Register on 23 December, which will open a 60-day public comment period that ends on 21 February 2023. The input […]

  • 13 December 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released two draft Environmental Impact Statements (EISs) for offshore wind projects for public review and comment. The two projects, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) and the Sunrise Wind, if approved, could provide more than 4 GW of offshore wind power capacity, enough to power more than […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Ørsted and Eversource, developers of Connecticut’s first offshore wind farm, Revolution Wind, have entered a multi-year research partnership with a nonprofit organisation Mystic Aquarium to conduct studies of the effects of offshore wind turbines on marine mammals and sea turtles. “Developing more clean, renewable energy is critical in combatting the impacts of climate change on […]

  • 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 […]