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  • 19 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Vineyard Wind and the Southeastern Massachusetts Building Trades Council have signed a project labour agreement (PLA) for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm. “The historic signing of the nation’s first PLA for the offshore wind industry and the Vineyard Wind project are critical to our efforts to combat climate change, generate clean […]

  • 29 June 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced on 28 June that it would begin conducting an environmental review of a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for the Vineyard Wind South wind project, which could add up to 2.3 GW of offshore wind capacity to the US. The project has been proposed to be […]

  • 20 September 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has submitted two proposals in response to the Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy projects in Massachusetts, offering options of approximately 800 MW and 1,200 MW. The developer’s proposals, named Commonwealth Wind, include the development of an offshore wind project in an area just south of the Vineyard Wind 1 and […]

  • 30 August 2021
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance

    The developer of the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm is considering Tisbury Marine Terminal as a base for its operations and maintenance (O&M) activities, according to the latest documents available on the Martha’s Vineyard Commission’s website. Namely, the Commission is currently reviewing plans submitted by Tisbury Marine Terminal LLC (TMT), which is […]

  • 11 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has received a firm order from Vineyard Wind to supply Haliade-X wind turbines for Vineyard Wind 1, the first utility-scale offshore wind installation in the US. GE was announced as the preferred turbine supplier for the project in December of 2020. Vineyard Wind 1 recently became the first offshore wind farm in […]

  • 11 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewable and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has awarded DEME Offshore US with a contract for the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in Massachusetts. DEME said that this was a substantial contract, noting that the company qualifies a contract as “substantial” if it […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has reached financial close on its 800 MW offshore wind farm in Massachusetts — the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States and the Americas region. The developer has raised USD 2.3 billion of senior debt through nine international and […]

  • 1 October 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Vineyard Wind has entered into an agreement with the City of Salem and Crowley Maritime Corporation to create a public-private partnership aimed at establishing Salem Harbor as the state’s second major offshore wind port. The agreement, part of the “Commonwealth Wind” proposal, is contingent upon the company winning an award by the state of Massachusetts, […]

  • 18 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group, together with JDR Cable Systems as a subcontractor, will supply and install the inter-array cables for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in Massachusetts. Jan De Nul and the TFKable Group-owned JDR will deliver almost 210 kilometres of 66 kV cables that will connect the project’s 62 GE Haliade-X turbines […]

  • 26 August 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s DP2 jack-up installation vessel Sea Installer will undergo a crane replacement to increase the vessel’s lifting capacity from the current 900 tonnes to 1,600 tonnes. Being built by Huisman, the new crane will enable Sea Installer to handle the next generation of offshore wind turbines, DEME said. The upgraded Sea Installer will be […]

  • 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, […]

  • 1 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Italy’s Prysmian Group has received the Notice to Proceed with the approximately EUR 200 million contract to supply a submarine power cable system for Vineyard Wind 1, America’s first large-scale offshore wind project. Vineyard Wind 1 will consist of an array of 62 wind turbines installed offshore Massachusetts and will generate 800 MW of electricity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2021
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker has announced USD 1.6 million (around EUR 1.4 million) in grant funding to eight Massachusetts organisations to support offshore wind workforce training and reducing barriers to job entry within the emerging offshore wind industry. The funding is being awarded through the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Expanding Access to Opportunity in […]

  • 21 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) are restructuring their 50/50 offshore wind joint venture partnership in the United States which owns several offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 5.3 GW. The 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 project, America’s first large-scale offshore wind farm, will remain a 50/50 joint venture between the companies. […]

  • 24 September 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Massachusetts’s Baker-Polio Administration plans to invest USD 100 million from federal COVID relief funding in critical port infrastructure to support offshore wind development. “To ensure we maximize the economic potential of this industry and build on assets like the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, our Administration is proposing a significant investment in critical port infrastructure […]

  • 22 June 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The US non-profit offshore wind organisation Business Network for Offshore Wind is hosting a national Offshore Wind Job Fair on 22 June, with hundreds of job seekers expected to participate in the event for which leading offshore wind companies have already signed up, including Ørsted, Avangrid, Eversource, and Fugro. The fair will be held online […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 July 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Navantia and Windar announced today (2 July) that they will build a factory for XXL monopiles on the grounds of the Fene shipyard in Spain after Iberdrola closed a framework agreement with the partnered companies for future offshore wind farms, valued at EUR 400 million. The framework agreement between Iberdrola and Navantia-Windar involves the manufacture […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 August 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The US offshore wind pipeline grew 24 per cent over the previous year, with 35,324 MW now in various stages of development, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). A little over 6.8 GW of new capacity was added to the pipeline throughout 2020, according to the 2021 edition of the Offshore Wind Market […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Xodus has completed an analysis of the US offshore wind industry to determine potential opportunities for UK companies to enter the offshore wind market across the pond. According to the study, a rapid expansion in products and services is currently required to deliver projects on time and on budget, due to a lack of maturity […]