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  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 20 March 2023
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    On 13 March, Ørsted and Eversource announced that they had submitted a proposal for an 884 MW offshore wind farm in Rhode Island’s offshore wind solicitation. At the end of last week, Rhode Island Energy confirmed this was the sole response to its request for proposals (RFP). “Although we had hoped to see more developers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Dutch offshore service provider Ampelmann has signed its first contract in the US offshore wind market under which the company will provide a Walk-to-Work (W2W) gangway system to the marine transportation and towing company, Otto Candies. Under the contract, Ampelmann will provide an E1000 motion-compensated system to facilitate operations during the construction of Ørsted’s South […]

  • 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, […]

  • 10 March 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Nexans has won a contract with Ørsted and Eversource to install and protect the export cable link for the Revolution Wind Farm offshore the US East Coast. The project will connect the wind farm to the onshore grid and help Connecticut and Rhode Island states achieve ongoing commitments to develop offshore wind, the French cable […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Joint venture partners Eversource and Ørsted have submitted their Constitution Wind project bid in response to Connecticut’s Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation. Constitution Wind included several project proposals that offer Connecticut flexibility in selecting its next offshore wind project, the developers said. The project, located 65 miles off the coast of […]

  • 26 May 2023
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted and Eversource Energy have signed an agreement under which Ørsted will acquire 50 per cent interest in the uncontracted offshore wind lease area in the US the two companies currently own together. Eversource is also looking at selling its 50 per cent stake in the three jointly owned contracted offshore wind projects: South Fork […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted U.S. and Eversource have broken ground on their new office in New London, Connecticut. The joint venture partners are opening the office in downtown New London to support their portfolio of projects across the U.S. Northeast and future work out of New London State Pier. To remind, Ørsted and Eversource recently submitted a bid to […]

  • 5 April 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource have announced that HeliService USA has been awarded the contract for helicopter crew change operations for the two companies’ joint venture offshore wind projects in the Northeast United States. HeliService USA will use the Leonardo AW169 helicopters to support Ørsted and Eversource’s offshore wind operations in the Northeast United States. Assembled on […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Wind turbine maintenance company GEV Wind Power will make Rhode Island the home of its US headquarters. GEV will create approximately 125 jobs consisting of blade technicians, support staff and management. “Rhode Island is a national leader in offshore wind, and I’m thrilled that GEV Wind Power is choosing our state for its U.S. headquarters,” said […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Construction is expected to begin in early 2021 and be completed by August 2022.

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has conditionally received a record wind turbine order for 1,714MW from Ørsted and Eversource encompassing three US offshore wind projects. The signed conditional contract is the largest US offshore wind power order to date, Siemens Gamesa said. It covers the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Eversource has initiated a strategic review of its offshore wind investment portfolio which could result in a potential sale of all or part of its 50 per cent interest in its offshore wind joint venture with Ørsted. The Massachusetts-headquartered Eversource expects to complete this review during 2022. If the recommended path forward […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Vessels

    WindServe Marine has floated out crew transfer vessel (CTV) Windserve Odyssey destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. Windserve Odyssey is about to start sea trials at Ørsted’s Block Island wind farm, after which it will travel from Rhode Island to Virginia to join the closeout of construction and commissioning of CVOW. “We’re […]

  • 6 August 2017

    E.ON Wins Robin Rigg Dispute Against MT Højgaard The UK Supreme Court has ruled against MT Højgaard (MTH) in the Robin Rigg offshore wind farm dispute and in favour of E.ON Climate and Renewables. Deepwater Wind Teams Up with Tesla for 144MW OWF in Massachusetts Deepwater Wind unveiled plans for its newest project off the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    A study into the offshore wind opportunities and challenges in the US State of Connecticut has found that, while the state can already meet many of the industry’s requirements, Connecticut needs to quickly add other elements to attract and fully accommodate the industry, and to position itself higher on the ladder as some other states […]

  • 5 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    HeliService International has won the tender TenneT organised to procure helicopter services for its offshore converter platforms, as well as the offshore substations of wind farm operators, in Germany. According to the call for tenders issued in March, the contract will be in effect from 1 January 2023 until 31 March 2025, and includes an […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    Vineyard Wind plans to invest USD 2 million in training locals for work at its proposed wind farm offshore Massachusetts, US, if the project secures a contract to deliver power to the state’s utilities, according to local media.

  • 27 January 2021
    Vessels

    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) will class the first U.S.-flagged Jones Act service operation vessel (SOV). The SOV will be engineered, constructed, and operated by Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) for long-term charter to service the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind, and Sunrise Wind offshore wind farms in the northeast U.S. “ABS’ unique understanding of the U.S. regulatory […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The joint venture of Shell New Energies US and EDPR Offshore North America has submitted bids for the development of its Mayflower Wind offshore wind project in response to Connecticut’s Request for Proposals (RfP). The Mayflower Wind joint venture submitted an 804MW proposal and a 408MW proposal in what is Connecticut’s first solicitation dedicated specifically to offshore […]