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  • 26 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vineyard Wind has submitted a set of commercial large- scale offshore wind proposals to Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDCs) as part of the state’s second Request for Proposals (RFP). The proposals include a required 400MW option and two options for the development of an 800MW project. “Vineyard Wind is very excited to submit these proposals, […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Geoquip Marine’s vessel Geoquip Saentis has arrived at Vineyard Wind’s 501 North Federal Lease Area offshore Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts to start a geotechnical survey campaign. The site will be the eventual location of the 804 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm. Using two separate vessels, Geoquip Marine will gather information on the ground conditions […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind will request a superseding order from the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) to overturn denial of the project’s application before the Edgartown Conservation Commission. As reported earlier, the Edgartown Conservation Commission denied the permit for cables that would connect the first large-scale US offshore wind farm to the grid in […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has formed a partnership with Marmon Utility for the establishment of manufacturing capabilities at Marmont’s Connecticut facility producing Kerite cables to supply some or all of the inter-array cable cores for the Park City Wind project. The agreement will go into effect if Vineyard Wind is awarded long-term contracts […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind LLC has filed an emergency motion to stay the conduct of the ISO New England (ISO-NE) LLC Forward Capacity Auction with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The developer of the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind project has requested that the procedure, which started on 4 February, is halted until FERC responds to a petition […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    According to the new timeline, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to issue final permits for the project by mid-march 2021.

  • 13 August 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Geotechnical data acquisition company Geoquip Marine Group has completed a geotechnical campaign for Vineyard Wind LLC offshore Massachusetts, USA.

  • 20 December 2017
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has applied for federal and state construction permits with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to construct a 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts.

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sif has removed the Vineyard Wind project from its 2020 order book since the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has not yet issued a permit. Sif stated that the 800MW offshore wind project is still in its order book, but no longer for 2020 as manufacturing of the 84 monopiles next year “has […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has signed an agreement to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal for a period of 18 months.

  • 18 July 2019
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has warned that it would be very challenging to move forward the Vineyard Wind 1 project in its current configuration if the final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not issued within the next four to six weeks. As reported earlier, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) postponed the issuance of the […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office has begun an environmental review of the proposed Vineyard Wind Connector transmission project.

  • 15 January 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will postpone public meetings on its Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project originally scheduled for 15-17 January. The public meetings were scheduled to take place in Hyannis, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The postponement is due to the government shutdown, BOEM said. The […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sif said a delay in monopile production for the Vineyard Wind project is “inevitable” due to a setback in the approval of the Final Environmental Impact Study (FEIS) for the 800MW offshore wind farm. The Dutch company planned to begin manufacturing 84 monopiles for Vineyard Wind in the first half of 2020, but the requirement of […]

  • 12 March 2020
    R&D

    Vineyard Wind and Greentown Labs have launched the application process for the Offshore Wind Challenge focused on accelerating technologies that protect marine life. The parties are inviting submissions from startups that are innovating in marine mammal monitoring, either surrounding data collection and real-time transmission or data analysis. The six-month accelerator program is housed at Greentown […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Vineyard Wind has appointed Caela Howard as the Fisheries Liaison for Connecticut. Howard, who has most recently worked with fisheries in Connecticut and Rhode Island, will in her new role serve as the primary point of contact for fishing industry representatives in Connecticut. According to Vineyard Wind, Howard is the latest addition to the company’s network of […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm will deliver electricity at a total levelized price of USD 65/MWh for energy and Renewable Energy Credits (RECs), lowering the Massachusetts electricity users’ monthly bills by up to 1.5%, the recent filings by the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDCs) show.

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has submitted a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Report (SDEIR) to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office (MEPA) for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project offshore Massachusetts.

  • 11 July 2019

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has postponed the issuance of the final Environmental Impact Statement for the Vineyard Wind project in Massachusetts. BOEM informed Vineyard Wind that it is not yet prepared to issue the final Environmental Impact Statement for the 800MW offshore wind project. According to the U.S. developer, changes to the schedule […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    On 10 April, Vineyard Wind held a “green” ribbon-cutting ceremony for its proposed offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) facility on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, and announced a partnership with local education institutions as part of its plan to prepare Massachusetts residents for careers in the offshore wind sector.

  • 23 July 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts has passed legislation which would allow an easement for a part of Covell’s Beach to be used for the construction of an interconnection for the Vineyard Wind project. According to Vineyard Wind, the bipartisan legislation authorizes the Barnstable Town Council to grant the easement that will allow the construction of the interconnection between the 800MW wind […]

  • 8 April 2019
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind will implement recommendations from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) to guide the fisheries monitoring studies during the construction of the 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts. The recommendations will also be used to initiate longer-term studies as part of a regional approach to fisheries studies. SMAST’s studies […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will issue this week a Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) of the 800MW Vineyard Wind project offshore Massachusetts.

  • 27 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts-based offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has selected MHI Vestas as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project.

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Vineyard Wind is sponsoring a fisheries event in Massachusetts as part of its efforts to connect with the fishing industry in New England. The Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association Annual Weekend and Trade Show began today, 17 January, and will be taking place until 20 January at the Resort and Conference Center of Hyannis. Representatives from Vineyard Wind are […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vineyard Wind, the developer of an 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S., has opened a permanent office in Boston. According to Vineyard Wind, the new workplace will accommodate the company’s growing staff and provide a range of services for the 800MW wind farm and other projects in earlier stages of development. The company plans to […]