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  • 21 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Shell New Energies, a subsidiary of Shell, has sold its 50 per cent equity share in SouthCoast Wind Energy, established in 2018 to develop wind projects off the coast of Massachusetts, to its joint venture partner Ocean Winds North America for an undisclosed sum. According to Shell, the deal with Ocean Winds was structured to […]

  • 22 November 2023
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of Interior (DOI) has approved Equinor and BP’s Empire Wind, the sixth commercial-scale offshore wind farm to receive federal approval. Empire Wind US LLC, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, plans to develop two offshore wind farms known as Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2. Located approximately 12 nautical miles […]

  • 1 December 2023
    Floating Wind, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Atlas Wind is the official name of the floating offshore wind project that Equinor plans to build off the coast of California, the developer announced on 29 November. “Atlas is a symbol of strength and fortitude, and most importantly perseverance, as we bring tested, world-class technology to California’s Central Coast,” said Molly Morris, President of […]

  • 13 October 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Planning & Permitting

    The New York State Public Service Commission has denied petitions filed by a group of offshore wind developers and a state renewable energy trade association seeking financial relief for four proposed offshore wind projects and 86 land-based renewable projects. The petitions denied were submitted by Empire Offshore Wind LLC and Beacon Wind LLC, Sunrise Wind […]

  • 18 September 2023
    Vessels

    Scotland-based Marine Procurement Ltd (MPL) has awarded SMST a contract for the delivery of a 5-tonne motion-compensated crane for Edison Chouest Offshore’s (ECO) service operation vessel (SOV). The motion compensated crane (M-Series) for the newbuild vessel will be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2024.  “SMST has an impressive track record and we are convinced that the […]

  • 11 September 2023
    Authorities, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed the environmental review of the Empire Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms, proposed to be built offshore New York by a joint venture of BP and Equinor, and plans to issue a Record of Decision (ROD) on whether to approve the project this autumn. […]

  • 1 September 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    This summer, the developers of the Sunrise Wind (Ørsted and Eversource) and Empire Wind 1 & 2 and Beacon Wind projects (Equinor and BP) filed petitions with the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC), seeking price adjustments to their contracts with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). In response to […]

  • 6 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has landed a significant contract for phase one of the Empire Wind offshore wind project developed by a 50/50 partnership between BP and Equinor. This contract follows the preferred supplier agreement signed in March 2021 and covers the design and manufacturing, as well as the laying and protection of export cables for the project. […]

  • 19 June 2023
    Wind Farm Update

    Two survey activities are planned to start this month at the Empire Wind offshore wind farm site located about 20 miles south of Long Island. The first is a short-term underwater sediment survey campaign, planned to begin in late June. The sediment survey experts will sample the seabed along the proposed Empire Wind 1 and […]

  • 1 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Business development, Wind Farm Update

    BP and Equinor are in the process of renegotiating the power purchase agreements (PPAs) for their joint offshore wind projects in the USA, according to Reuters. The partners do not plan on developing the projects off the US East Coast unless they meet the ”return thresholds of 6% to 8%”, Reuters quoted bp’s CEO Bernard […]

  • 18 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has named Vestas as the preferred turbine supplier for the 2.1 GW Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New York, USA. Vestas will provide 138 V236-15.0 MW turbines for Empire Wind 1 and 2, located 15-30 miles off the coast […]

  • 4 January 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    DEME Offshore US has been awarded a contract by Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, to supply inter-array cables for the Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms. Under the contract, DEME Offshore US will be responsible for transporting and installing inter-array cables, which will have a total […]

  • 13 May 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, has awarded a long-term service operations vessel (SOV) charter agreement to the US-based Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) to support the Empire Wind offshore wind farm project. The charter agreement has a fixed period of 10 years, with commencement in the mid-2020s. The plug-in hybrid SOV […]

  • 22 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    A specially formed consortium between GE Renewable Energy’s Grid Solutions and New York-based BOND Civil & Utility Construction has been awarded an Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) contract to supply a digital onshore substation for Empire Wind 1 wind farm offshore New York, USA. Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, awarded […]

  • 15 November 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy and Management (BOEM) has issued the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Empire Wind offshore wind projects, being developed by Equinor and BP in New York. The DEIS encompasses the Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms that are proposed to be built in waters […]

  • 5 May 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Seatrium Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine Offshore Platforms (SMOP), has secured a contract from Empire Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and BP, to supply two offshore substations for the Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms in the US. The scope of the project involves the engineering, procurement, […]

  • 22 October 2021
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Nexans is set to open the first U.S. high-voltage subsea cable facility in Charleston, South Carolina, on 9 November. The transformed subsea cable plant will support the expanding US offshore wind market, Nexans said. The company plans to create more than 200 new jobs for the industry by the end of the year. To remind, […]

  • 24 January 2023
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub, led by Equinor and BP, has opened for business and announced its first call for applications to help accelerate the development phase of offshore wind in New York. The Accelerator Program is looking for start-ups that provide innovative technology and solutions related to the development of offshore wind in New […]

  • 30 March 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    French power cable manufacturer Nexans has signed a preferred supplier agreement with Empire Offshore Wind LLC to connect the Empire Wind offshore projects to the New York State’s onshore grid. The turnkey projects cover the full design and manufacturing, as well as the laying and protection of over 300 kilometres of export cables that will […]

  • 13 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    The first steel has been cut for the offshore wind installation vessel (WIV) ordered by Maersk Supply Service at the Sembcorp Marine shipyard in Singapore. In March, the Denmark-based Maersk Supply Service ordered a wind turbine installation vessel and won its first contract with Equinor and BP to install wind turbines at the Empire Wind 1 and […]

  • 10 February 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has installed the mould for the 115.5-metre turbine blades to be installed on the V236-15 MW prototype offshore wind turbine later this year. The mould was installed at the company’s blades factory in Nakskov, Denmark. Vestas plans to install the prototype turbine at the Østerild National test centre for large […]

  • 10 June 2022
    Contribution, R&D, Technology

    Equinor and BP have launched an Offshore Wind Innovation Hub in New York that they say will facilitate partnerships with start-ups that bring new technological solutions to the growing US offshore wind industry. The initiative is being led by Equinor on behalf of its 50/50 joint venture with BP and is a result of a […]

  • 15 February 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Empire Offshore Wind has awarded the engineering consulting group, COWI, with a contract to deliver a turnkey design for the wind turbine foundations for the Empire Wind 1 and 2 projects off the coast of Long Island, New York. This is COWI’s largest offshore wind engineering contract in the US to date, the company said. […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and BP have selected a consortium between Van Oord and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) for subsea rock installation works for their Empire Wind 1 and Empire Wind 2 offshore wind farms in New York. The consortium plans to start operations at the offshore wind farm sites in the mid-2020s, with Van Oord […]

  • 8 February 2023
    Contracts & Tenders

    Equinor and BP have selected Skanska USA as the construction manager for the port upgrade of New York’s South Brooklyn Marine Terminal (SBMT). Port upgrades to redevelop SBMT were part of the Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 project proposals Equinor and BP submitted in the 2021 offshore wind power solicitation in the State of New […]

  • 24 March 2021
    Ports & Logistics

    Carver Companies (P&M Brick), the owner of the Port of Coeymans deep water inland marine terminal, has filed an application with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation for an environmental permit for the upgrade of the port infrastructure to support offshore wind projects. The Port of Coeymans Offshore Wind Infrastructure (POWI) Project proposes […]