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  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The State of Massachusetts has passed over Deepwater Wind’s Revolution Wind offshore wind project in the first of two requests for proposals under the Massachusetts Clean Energy initiative.

  • 1 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind unveiled plans for its newest project off the American coast yesterday, 31 July. The 144MW Revolution Wind, an offshore wind farm that would be paired with a 40MWh battery storage system provided by Tesla, is proposed to be built in Deepwater Wind’s federal lease site off the coast of Massachusetts.

  • 6 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind is beginning a new phase of work that will help inform the design and locations of the turbines at the South Fork Wind Farm and Revolution Wind projects.

  • 20 May 2021
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted and Eversource have signed a contract with Sea Services North America, whose partner fishermen in the US Northeast region will provide support vessels and monitoring services during construction of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind, and Sunrise Wind offshore wind farms. According to the joint venture partners behind the three offshore wind projects, this is the […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind’s 144MW Revolution Wind project will create approximately 700 direct regional construction jobs in and around the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts, the company announced.

  • 20 August 2021
    R&D, Technology

    Chinese wind turbine manufacturer MingYang Smart Energy has launched the MySE 16.0-242, said to be the world’s largest Hybrid Drive wind turbine with a nameplate capacity of 16 MW. The MySE 16.0-242, which was recently certified by DNV and China General Certification Center(CGC) for design, is scheduled for full prototype rollout in 2022, to be […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded Worley with a contract to engineer and design two offshore wind topside substations for the 700MW Revolution Wind project off the Rhode Island coast, US. The project started in March 2019, with the installation expected in 2022, Worley said. “This project is directly aligned to our strategic priority of supporting our customers through […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Deepwater Wind will invest USD 250 million locally for its Revolution Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, US, including a USD 40 million private investment in Rhode Island ports ProvPort and Quonset Point.

  • 29 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission has approved Ørsted and Eversource’s long-term power contract with National Grid for the 400MW Revolution Wind offshore wind project. According to Ørsted, the 400MW offshore wind farm will power more than 270,000 homes in Rhode Island, which is circa 25% of the state’s total electricity use. National Grid filed for […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind has identified three locations for the assembly of foundations for its Revolution Wind offshore wind farm and is also seeking proposals from Massachusetts boat builders for the construction of purpose-built crew vessels.

  • 26 September 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    US-based GZA GeoEnvironmental has begun a multi-million dollar offshore geotechnical engineering program for Deepwater Wind in Rhode Island Sound at the sites of the proposed South Fork Wind and Revolution Wind projects. Working from a 200-foot class lift boat mobilized earlier this month from Quonset Point, Rhode Island, a 28-person GZA-led crew is now taking and […]

  • 21 December 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    After Vineyard Wind and Avangrid Renewables announced they filed an offer in response to the Request for Proposals by Massachusetts utilities, Bay State Wind (a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource) and Deepwater Wind informed they proposed to deliver electricity generated by their offshore wind projects to Massachusetts consumers under the 83C solicitation.

  • 23 April 2019
    Training & Education

    Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource, owners of the Revolution Wind project, have pledged USD 4.5 million to support offshore wind education and supply chain development in Rhode Island. The funding will be invested locally, with USD 3 million dedicated for higher education around offshore wind programs led by the University of Rhode Island (URI), which […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The State of Rhode Island has selected Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island-based clean energy developer, to construct a new, 400-megawatt offshore wind farm.

  • 2 March 2021
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted and Eversource, through their joint venture, have signed a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the City of New London in Connecticut, U.S., for the redevelopment of the city port’s State Pier to enable it to support offshore wind farm construction. The State Pier is planned to be upgraded to accommodate offshore wind turbine assembly and […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MMT has commenced geophysical surveys of the seabed at the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind project sites off the U.S. East Coast, using the MV Deep Helder vessel from SeaMar. The Sweden-based offshore survey company awarded a six-month contract to SeaMar for the offshore support vessel Deep Helder, with the contract’s start date […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Ørsted has placed an order with WindServe Marine for two purpose-built crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the U.S. offshore wind market. The first CTV will be built by U.S. Workboats and deployed for Ørsted’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, followed by subsequent service on Northeast projects. WindServe’s affiliate shipyard Senesco Marine will construct the second vessel […]

  • 3 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted and the Maritime Institute of Technology & Graduate Studies (MITAGS) have formed a new three-year offshore wind partnership. With Ørsted’s support, MITAGS has created a virtual offshore wind project navigation simulator, which allows mariners to experience piloting through a commercial-scale wind farm. The facility, located in Linthicum Heights in Maryland, will give mariners an […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted US Offshore Wind has received approval from Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority for a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for its Revolution Wind offshore wind farm.

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Deepwater Wind is pledging funding for the establishment of a new Blue Economy Initiative at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) to investigate how offshore wind farms can coexist with other ocean-based industries.

  • 23 November 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    SeaMar has signed a contract extension with MMT for the Deep Helder offshore support vessel, which has been deployed off the US East Coast for survey work at Ørsted’s offshore wind sites. The new contract has a duration of two years with a one-year renewal option and follows the six-month contract under which the vessel […]

  • 5 August 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    A study by Scottish Enterprise, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, and Crown Estate Scotland has pinpointed the Cromarty Firth as an ideal location for an offshore wind marshalling and assembly hub in Scotland. The independent Port Enhancement Study demonstrates that the Cromarty Firth is the best location to capitalise on the significant opportunities stemming from Scotland’s […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has divested 50% of the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind projects and two lease areas off the coast of New England, U.S., to Eversource. According to Ørsted, the divestment of 50% of the offshore wind assets took place at a purchase price of approximately USD 225 million. Revolution Wind is set to deliver […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The Connecticut Port Authority has applied for a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for proposed work in the Thames River at State Pier, New London, Connecticut. The proposed project would serve as a long-term, regional offshore wind port facility while continuing to support other existing long-term breakbulk cargo operations. The proposed two-phase […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Ørsted and Eversource have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ThayerMahan to explore the provision of maritime wildlife monitoring and seabed surveillance services for the Revolution Wind wind project offshore Connecticut. The MOU with this Groton-based marine automation and monitoring innovator is said to reinforce Ørsted and Eversource’s commitment to utilize local vendors in […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted’s offshore wind development projects in the US are moving forward at a slower pace than originally expected, the company’s CEO and President Henrik Poulsen said. The delays are due to a combination of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) prolonged analysis of the cumulative impacts from the build-out of US offshore wind projects, […]