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  • 19 November 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has broken ground for its 806 MW Vineyard Wind 1 project in Barnstable, Massachusetts, setting the US on a road to its first commercial-scale offshore wind farm, which is also the first such project in the Americas region. The groundbreaking ceremony took place on 18 November at Covell’s Beach, where the offshore wind […]

  • 11 November 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables plans to build an Offshore Wind Control Center in New Bedford, Massachusetts, as part of the Commonwealth Wind project proposal, the offshore wind project developer Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), informed on 10 November. The development of the centre is contingent on Commonwealth Wind being […]

  • 25 November 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of the Interior (DO) has approved the construction and operations of the 132 MW South Fork wind project offshore Rhode Island. This represents DOI’s second approval of a commercial-scale, offshore wind energy project in the United States after the 804 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore Massachusetts which began construction last week. ”We […]

  • 17 November 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy has selected Cotes to provide dehumidifiers for the GE Haliade-X offshore wind turbines. The dry-air solution that Cotes provides to GE Renewable Energy, a combined desalter and dehumidifier, is now approved for global Haliade-X wind farm projects starting with the Dogger Bank wind farm in the North Sea, Cotes said. ”It is […]

  • 1 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vineyard Wind has selected Semco Maritime as the preferred supplier for maintenance of the foundations and electric service platform (ESP) for the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm, and has also signed an agreement which will see Semco Maritime setting up a service and maintenance hub in New Bedford for the Commonwealth Wind project. The […]

  • 15 November 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has designated the Morro Bay Wind Energy Area offshore California. The area is located approximately 20 miles offshore the central California coastline and contains approximately 240,898 acres (376 square miles). BOEM will now prepare an Environmental Assessment (EA), as required under the National Environmental Policy Act, to […]

  • 9 November 2021
    R&D, Technology

    GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine prototype installed in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, has been operating for two years, making it the first 10+ MW offshore wind turbine to achieve this milestone, the turbine maker said. The prototype was first commissioned in November 2019 at 12 MW. Since then, GE Renewable Energy has uprated the […]

  • 5 November 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy has selected the consortium of DEME Group and Prysmian as the Balance of Plant (BoP) contractors for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) plans to organise up to seven new offshore wind lease sales by 2025, according to the country’s Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland. Offshore wind auctions are expected to be held for Wind Energy Areas in the Gulf of Maine, New York Bight, Central Atlantic, and Gulf […]

  • 14 October 2021
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) is funding four projects with USD 13.5 million to obtain critical environmental and wildlife data to support offshore wind development. The projects will inform offshore wind siting and permitting, and help protect wildlife and fisheries as offshore wind deployment increases under the country’s target of installing 30 GW of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will initiate an environmental review of the proposal for a commercial wind energy project offshore Massachusetts, submitted by Mayflower Wind, a company co-owned by Shell New Energies and Ocean Winds (a joint venture between EDP Renewables and ENGIE). […]

  • 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. […]

  • 27 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Aker Solutions has won a contract for the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project in the US, valued at more than NOK 3 billion (approx. EUR 309 million / USD 358 million). Under the contract secured with Ørsted and Eversource, the company will provide the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system for their offshore wind farm […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 October 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource have signed a USD 86 million (around EUR 74 million) contract with Riggs Distler & Company for the supply of wind turbine foundations for the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project in New York. This represents the largest, single offshore wind supply chain contract award in New York State and positions the Port […]

  • 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 […]