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  • 28 February 2024
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    Sweden-based Eolus has submitted a permit application to build the 1 GW Blekinge offshore wind farm in southern Sweden. The application for an environmental permit has been submitted to the Land and Environment Court in Växjö, according to the developer. An application was sent to the Ministry of Climate and Enterprise to conduct investigations on […]

  • 9 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates

    Western Power, an Ireland- and UK-based wind energy developer, is studying potential offshore wind areas in Croatia’s sector of the Adriatic Sea. Subject to plans taking off, as this is currently at an early stage, the company could develop a 500 MW offshore wind project off the coast of the country’s Istria County. In this […]

  • 1 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Technology, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    Updates on wind turbine technology and new offshore wind projects, including those facing major challenges, marked 2023 on offshoreWIND.biz. In the article below, we have compiled our ten most-read news last year, together with some of their related updates and stories. In February 2023, Vestas revealed plans to scale up a new chemical process that […]

  • 13 November 2023
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has discontinued its plans to build and operate an offshore wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Virginia, US. The company’s USD 200 million (about EUR 187 million) manufacturing plant was planned to be built at the Port of Virginia’s Portsmouth Marine Terminal. It was intended to support major US offshore wind projects, including […]

  • 13 December 2023
    Authorities, Business development, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development

    RWE Offshore Wind Japan Murakami-Tainai K.K. has been selected in a consortium together with Mitsui & Co., Ltd (Mitsui) and Osaka Gas Co., Ltd. (Osaka Gas) to deliver a 684 MW commercial-scale offshore wind project in Japan. The Japanese Government has appointed the consortium to develop, construct, and operate a fixed-bottom offshore wind farm off […]

  • 7 December 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Dubai-based vessel equipment and service provider, APT Global Marine and Offshore Engineering UAE, has fitted Jan De Nul’s installation vessel Voltaire with sea fastening systems under one of its latest contracts in the offshore wind industry, which now account for the majority of the revenue for the UAE company that previously did most of its […]

  • 18 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    The 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm situated in the German North Sea has secured a second long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA). Under the new agreement, BKW Energie AG, a Swiss energy utility, will purchase 18 per cent of the wind farm’s total production, equivalent to over 200 GWh annually, over the long-term. Amanda Niklaus, […]

  • 11 December 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today published a proposed sale notice (PSN) for an offshore wind lease sale in the Central Atlantic for one area offshore Delaware and Maryland, and one area offshore Virginia.  BOEM says that the two lease areas have the potential to […]

  • 1 November 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 2 GW of offshore wind generation capacity. The RFP contains a few new provisions, including an indexed pricing option that adjusts for inflation and multi-state bids under the recently signed agreement with Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The state launched […]

  • 3 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Industry, Market Outlooks, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid, a member of the Iberdrola Group, and the Connecticut Electric Distribution Companies have agreed to terminate power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the Park City Wind offshore project. The developer said it plans to rebid the 804 MW Park City Wind in the upcoming auctions. ”One year ago, Avangrid was the first offshore wind developer […]

  • 5 October 2023
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Planning & Permitting

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) is preparing an offshore wind request for proposals (RFP) for release in the coming weeks. DEEP published a draft offshore wind RFP in July and is now working on its final version which will, once issued, offer up to 1,196 MW of total offshore wind capacity. […]

  • 24 October 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium consisting of Semco Maritime and PTSC Mechanical & Construction (PTSC M&C) has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for a 500 MW offshore substation in the Feng Miao (Fengmiao) offshore wind farm project in Taiwan. Owned and developed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), the Feng Miao wind farm is located […]

  • 1 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    Danish renewable energy developer Ørsted has decided to cease the development of the Ocean Wind 1 and Ocean Wind 2 offshore wind projects in New Jersey. In addition, the company, together with Eversource, has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the 704 MW Revolution Wind, Rhode Island and Connecticut’s first utility-scale offshore wind farm. […]

  • 25 October 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Onshore Infrastructure, Planning & Permitting, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Attentive Energy One, Community Offshore Wind, and Excelsior Wind projects, totalling 4,032 MW in generation capacity, in the state’s third offshore wind solicitation round. In this article: The three offshore wind projects are estimated to bring more than USD 15 billion (around EUR […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Connecticut’s utilities Eversource Energy and United Illuminating have filed with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) executed power purchase agreements for the 804 MW Park City Wind Project developed by Vineyard Wind. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) selected the Park City Wind project in December 2019 to advance to contract negotiations […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Vineyard Wind has revealed the plans to transform Bridgeport in Connecticut into an offshore wind hub as part of its proposed Park City Wind project. As reported earlier, Vineyard Wind submitted the proposal to develop the up to 1.2GW offshore wind project in response to Connecticut’s recent Request for Proposals (RfP). The company stated it is committed to […]

  • 17 October 2023
    Business & Finance, Collaboration, Fixed-Bottom, Outlook & Strategy, Project Updates, Transition, Wind Farm Update

    Volvo Cars and Eolus Vind have signed a letter of intent to collaborate on the Västvind offshore wind power project off the coast of Gothenburg, Sweden. The partnership is based on an ambition that the wind farm will supply electricity to Volvo Cars’ operations at Hisingen. The partnership involves the Västvind wind power project supplying […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has selected Vineyard Wind to advance to contract negotiations for its 804MW Park City Wind project as part of the state’s Request for Proposals (RFP). The Park City Wind project will now enter into contract negotiations with the state’s two electric utilities, The United Illuminating Company […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of Spain’s Iberdrola, has entered into a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the Town of Barnstable for the 804 MW Park City Wind offshore wind farm in the US. Under the agreement, Avangrid Renewables will pay the town USD 16 million (approximately EUR 15 million) as a host community fee, above […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vineyard Wind has submitted bids to develop an up to 1.2GW offshore wind project in Connecticut in response to the state’s Request for Proposals (RfP). The Park City Wind proposal comprises a set of bids, including a required 400MW plan and options to develop projects that will generate 800MW, 1,000MW and 1,200MW of offshore wind capacity. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 June 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has started geotechnical site drilling in the southern portion of the OCS-A-0534 lease area offshore Massachusetts, owned by Avangrid, a US arm of the Spanish energy giant Iberdrola. The company, using the vessel M/V Regulus, will be performing the work from 3 June until 31 August 2022, according to a Notice to Mariners. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]