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  • 13 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has selected the US-based Southwire to design, manufacture, and install the onshore cables for Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale wind farm in the United States. Southwire’s facility in Huntersville, North Carolina, will manufacture the high voltage cable for the onshore portion of Vineyard Wind 1. ”We’re proud to partner with Southwire, a […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will resume the review process for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project, after the developer revoked its temporary withdrawal of the Construction and Operation Plan (COP) and requested the resumption of the process. In December 2020, Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has contracted APEM for the second year of surveys at its 800 MW offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts. The monthly surveys provide baseline information on the species that utilize the area to be used in environmental assessment reports, Vineyard Wind said. “It has been a very challenging period given travel […]

  • 9 March 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in Massachusetts and has thus put the offshore wind farm one step away from completing the federal permitting process. The only thing now left before construction on the project could begin is a […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind is rescinding its recent request to withdraw the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for the Vineyard Wind 1 wind farm, allowing the federal permitting process to resume. Back in December, Vineyard Wind temporarily withdrew the COP from further review by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to allow […]

  • 20 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has signed a lease at Barnum Landing in Bridgeport, Connecticut, to use the property as a construction and staging location for the 804 MW Park City Wind project. Vineyard Wind has also selected a location in downtown Bridgeport to serve as the Connecticut headquarters for the company’s offshore wind project. ”We are excited […]

  • 1 April 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has chosen DEME Offshore US for the transport and installation of offshore wind turbines at the Vineyard Wind 1 project site, located some 24 kilometres off Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. For the project, DEME Offshore US will team up with FOSS Maritime Company, a U.S. maritime service contractor, which will provide skilled personnel […]

  • 11 May 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo have announced approval of the construction and operation of the Vineyard Wind project — the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States. The Record of Decision (ROD) grants Vineyard Wind final federal approval to install 84 or fewer turbines […]

  • 20 May 2021
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final Clean Air Act Outer Continental Shelf air quality permit to Vineyard Wind 1, LLC, the developer of the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm. The permit includes air pollution control requirements for the construction and operation of the 800 MW wind farm. By issuing this permit, […]

  • 13 May 2021
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Responsible Offshore Development Alliance (RODA), a coalition of fishing industry associations and companies, has issued a press release voicing its disapproval of the US authorities’ decision to issue a Record of Decision (ROD) for the Vineyard Wind 1 project. The Record of Decision for the 800 MW offshore wind farm, issued on 11 May, granted […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the South Fork offshore wind farm and will open a 45-day public comment period on 8 January. After the public consultation period, BOEM will address all received comments and publish a Final EIS, which is expected to be […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US State of Massachusetts and the state’s utilities have issued a Request for Proposal (RfP) to procure at least 400 MW and up to 1,600 MW of offshore wind capacity. Bidders are allowed to offer proposals from 200 MW to up to 1600 MW, the RfP said. This is the state’s third offshore wind […]

  • 5 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has agreed to take a majority stake in DP Energy’s 3 GW offshore wind pipeline in Ireland, marking the Spanish energy company’s entry into the Irish offshore wind market. The projects are located in three clusters on the east, west, and south coasts of Ireland, of which some will be eligible for the forthcoming […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for the first U.S. large-scale offshore wind project. Vineyard Wind 1 will feature the GE Haliade-X units, the most powerful offshore wind turbine in operation to date. As a part of reaching this milestone, the developer has also decided to temporarily withdraw its Construction […]

  • 29 April 2021
    Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has secured Typhoon certification (Class T certification) from DNV for the Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. The certificate shows that the Haliade-X can operate safely and efficiently under extreme wind conditions which can often be found in Asia but also in the U.S., where hurricanes occur every year, the turbine maker said. ”Typhoon […]

  • 12 May 2021
    Vessels

    Eneti Inc. is in advanced discussions with several American shipbuilders for the construction of a Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel. This vessel would be constructed, financed, and operated by American citizens in compliance with the Jones Act, in order to address the heightened demand for transportation and installation capacity on the Continental Shelf of […]

  • 18 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has signed supply and service contracts for the 1.1 GW Ocean Wind offshore wind farm in New Jersey, which will use the company’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The contracts, subject to final notice to proceed, cover the GE Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine with an option for Ocean Wind to utilise the […]

  • 30 March 2021
    Authorities

    Massachusetts will procure an additional 2,400 MW of offshore wind energy by 2027, adding to the U.S. state’s previous solicitation that secured 1,600 MW of offshore wind capacity to be installed by 2027. Adding new offshore wind capacity is based on a bipartisan bill signed into law by the state’s Governor Charlie Baker on 26 […]

  • 10 June 2021
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper has issued an executive order calling for the development of 2.8 GW of offshore wind power by 2030, and 8 GW by 2040. The executive order highlights the economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind and directs actions to help North Carolina secure the jobs and economic development associated with […]

  • 11 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy and Toshiba Energy Systems and Solutions Corporation have signed a strategic partnership agreement to localize critical phases of the manufacturing process of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine in Japan and to support its commercialization in the country. The two companies said that they will leverage their collective technology, manufacturing facilities and skills, […]

  • 11 June 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Department of the Interior has announced a proposed sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in the New York Bight. This would be the first competitive offshore wind lease sale for the Biden-Harris administration. The proposed lease areas are located in shallow waters between Long Island and the New […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    With the global installed offshore wind capacity expected to exceed 250 GW by 2030, the combined capital and operational expenditure (capex and opex) for the decade is set to reach USD 810 billion (approx. EUR 670.2 billion), signaling an increasing shift of investments from oil and gas to renewable energy technologies, according to a report […]

  • 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, […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has reached a transmission agreement with ISO New England (ISO-NE) for its 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in Massachusetts. The agreement allows the 800 MW wind farm to connect its generation into the New England electric power grid at the NSTAR 115kV switch station in Barnstable. The move comes after Vineyard Wind in September received final acceptance for filing from the Federal Energy […]

  • 21 October 2020
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has partnered with Woods Hole Group to carry out current and tidal monitoring at its planned 800 MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. The parties deployed the current measuring and turbidity monitoring devices along the project’s export cable corridor to gain insight and data that will influence the planning and engineering of the […]