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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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office has advanced its environmental review of the proposed Vineyard Wind Connector transmission project by issuing a certificate regarding the project’s Environmental Notification Form (ENF).

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wood has secured a contract for the role of technical advisor on the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, the U.S. Under the four-year contract, Wood will act as the lender’s technical advisor on behalf of developer Vineyard Wind LLC, owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Renewables. The company will provide technical advisory services […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer vying to build the first utility-scale project off the coast of Massachusetts, has named Lars Thaaning Pedersen as its new CEO and Iain Henderson as CFO.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has reached a transmission agreement with ISO New England (ISO-NE) for its 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project in Massachusetts. The agreement allows the 800 MW wind farm to connect its generation into the New England electric power grid at the NSTAR 115kV switch station in Barnstable. The move comes after Vineyard Wind in September received final acceptance for filing from the Federal Energy […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has entered into a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the Town of Barnstable in Massachusetts.

  • 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 […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer vying to build the first utility-scale project off the coast of Massachusetts, has hired Jack Arruda to serve as Technical Development Manager for the company.

  • 22 October 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Barnstable Town Council voted unanimously to approve a transmission cable at Covell’s Beach that will connect the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm with the regional electric power grid.