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  • 17 January 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and BP have finalised the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) for their Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 projects, after being selected in the state’s offshore wind power solicitation in January 2021. The finalisation of the agreements was announced at an event […]

  • 22 December 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The Connecticut Port Authority Board of Directors has authorized a notice to proceed to its construction manager to begin permitted dredging activities at its State Pier Improvements Project in New London. The Department of the Army through the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, issued to the Connecticut Port Authority a Department […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Norwegian energy major Equinor has submitted bids into New York’s second offshore wind solicitation. Equinor submitted its proposals to the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in response to the state’s most recent solicitation requesting proposals for up to 2.5 GW of offshore wind and a multi-port infrastructure investment plan. The bids […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    New York Governor Kathy Hochul, together with Division of the Budget Director Robert F. Mujica Jr., outlined the State’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 Executive Budget on 18 January, confirming the USD 500 million investment in offshore wind infrastructure, announced in her 2022 State of the State address at the beginning of this month. The USD 500 […]

  • 20 January 2022
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    South Fork Wind, New York’s first offshore wind farm, has received the final decision from the federal level needed to move the project toward the start of construction as the US Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has now given its final approval of the project’s Construction and Operations Plan (COP). […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Vessels

    Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted, and Eversource have signed a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever US-flagged, Jones Act-compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV). The SOV will be engineered, constructed, and operated by ECO as an integral part of the operation and maintenance of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind, and Sunrise Wind […]

  • 22 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has been awarded contracts in the offshore wind sector in South Korea and the U.S., according to the company’s results for the first quarter of 2021. In South Korea, Fugro has won a contract for a site investigation programme for a floating offshore wind farm. The company did not disclose any further details about […]

  • 26 January 2022
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has issued an order related to offshore wind transmission systems that modifies future offshore wind energy procurements to include options for connections through “meshed” grids and requires Consolidated Edison Company of New York Inc. (Con Edison) to submit details of a 5-6 GW onshore interconnection hub plan. […]

  • 6 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Industry, Jobs & Recruitment

    North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) and the offshore wind developer Ørsted have announced a Project Labor Agreement (PLA) to construct the company’s US offshore wind farms with an American union workforce. “A first-of-its-kind in the United States, the National Offshore Wind Agreement (NOWA) sets the bar for working conditions and equity, injects hundreds of […]

  • 5 April 2023
    Vessels

    Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) has marked the 50-per cent completion milestone on ECO Edison, the first-ever US-flagged, Jones Act-compliant offshore wind service operations vessel (SOV), chartered by Ørsted and Eversource for their South Fork Wind, Revolution Wind and Sunrise Wind projects. The construction of the SOV, being built by ECO’s in-house shipyards in Louisiana, Mississippi, and […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    States along the US East Coast are seeking to procure more than 19,300MW of offshore wind capacity through 2035, according to an analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P Global Platts. Legislation, regulation and, now, approved power purchase agreements are encouraging the development of the new capacity, though only 30MW of offshore wind resources […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The recently announced wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) for which Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine won a shipbuilding contract is now confirmed to have been ordered by Maersk, whose subsidiary Maersk Supply Service has just revealed that it signed a firm contract with a joint venture between Equinor and BP for the installation of the Empire 1 […]

  • 27 December 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish engineering innovator Pict Offshore has signed a deal with Ørsted to deploy the ‘Get Up Safe’ (GUS) motion-compensated lifting system at New York’s first offshore wind farms. The deal with Pict Offshore will see the system deployed at the 132 MW South Fork Wind offshore wind farm, as well as two further projects off […]

  • 20 January 2023
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer Ørsted expects operating profit (EBITDA) for 2022 to total DKK 32.1 billion (EUR 4.3 billion), the company’s highest EBITDA to date, based on preliminary and unaudited reporting. The results are within the latest guidance and above the company’s initial expectations for the year, achieved during a year with unusual market […]

  • 21 October 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    BP and Equinor, through their joint company Empire Offshore Wind, have filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to postpone the deadline for putting their 816 MW Empire Wind 1 offshore wind farm into commercial operation by a year and a half. In the request, filed on 13 October, Empire Wind is […]

  • 3 November 2021
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has reported a 43 per cent increase in revenue in its Offshore segment for the third quarter and a 32 per cent increase for the first nine months of this year, both compared to the same periods of 2020. While the company’s operating profit (EBITDA) in the Offshore segment halved in the third quarter […]

  • 27 September 2021
    Authorities

    Mayor of the City of New York Bill de Blasio and New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) have revealed a 15-year USD 191 million (around EUR 162 million) Offshore Wind Vision (OSW) plan to make New York City a leading destination for the offshore wind industry. The OSW plan also includes climate goals of 100 per […]

  • 4 April 2022
    Vessels

    Sembcorp Marine will build the next-generation wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) ordered by Maersk Supply Service to ABS Class, American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) said. Two new feeder barges and two diesel-electric hybrid tugboat units will also be built to ABS Class by Kirby Offshore Wind (KOW), to supply the WTIV with towers and turbines […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Anbaric Development Partners has released a Notice of Solicitation for offshore wind developers with projects in the New York Bight who wish to deliver energy and renewable energy credits into the New York State Bulk Power System via the transmission facility Juno Power Express. The US electric transmission system developer wants to join forces with developers […]

  • 29 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Ørsted and Eversource, developers of Connecticut’s first offshore wind farm, Revolution Wind, have entered a multi-year research partnership with a nonprofit organisation Mystic Aquarium to conduct studies of the effects of offshore wind turbines on marine mammals and sea turtles. “Developing more clean, renewable energy is critical in combatting the impacts of climate change on […]

  • 28 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ørsted and Eversource have selected two vessel operators in Northeast US that will partner with Rhode Island shipyards to build crew transfer vessels (CTVs) serving the two companies’ offshore wind farms in the region. Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource will charter five new offshore wind CTVs from New York-based WindServe Marine and Massachusetts-based American […]

  • 3 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The New York City Mayor, Eric Adams, has announced that plans for transforming the South Brooklyn Marine Terminal into a major staging and assembly facility for offshore wind and an operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects are moving forward. Under an agreement now finalised by the New York […]

  • 27 January 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    New York’s third competitive offshore wind solicitation has attracted bids from a number of major players including Ørsted and Eversource, Equinor and bp, RWE and National Grid, Invenergy and energyRe, and Rise Light & Power, among others. In July of 2022, New York’s Governor Kathy Hochul announced New York’s third competitive offshore wind solicitation for […]

  • 18 October 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A firm interested in building an offshore wind farm 6 to 9 miles east of Northwestern University estimates the cost would run about $313…   BY Bob Seidenberg (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, October 18, 2010;

  • 25 March 2010

    Thousands of offshore wind turbines are planned by the government to meet EU targets on renewable energy, and Greenpeace says it expects the   [mappress] Source: guardian, March 24, 2010;

  • 16 January 2012

    A Lake Michigan wind farm stretching north from Evanston to Waukegan Harbor could provide power for up to 100,000 homes within the decade…   BY Dan Moran (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, January 16, 2012; Image: usace