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  • 15 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Geoquip Marine is set to begin geotechnical survey operations in the northern portion of the Vineyard Wind Lease Area around 20 May. The geotechnical data acquisition company will be conducting surveys from its vessel Geoquip Saentis for four to six weeks. Geoquip Marine Group carried out geotechnical surveys for Vineyard Wind LLC in 2018 with its geotechnical […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Vineyard Wind has revealed the plans to transform Bridgeport in Connecticut into an offshore wind hub as part of its proposed Park City Wind project. As reported earlier, Vineyard Wind submitted the proposal to develop the up to 1.2GW offshore wind project in response to Connecticut’s recent Request for Proposals (RfP). The company stated it is committed to […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved long-term contracts for 800MW of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and the Commonwealth’s electric distribution companies. “The approval of these contracts is an important step toward the completion of the largest offshore wind project in the country, which will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide Massachusetts […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Technology

    Vineyard Wind and Greentown Labs have established a partnership to run a Greentown Launch accelerator program focused on offshore wind innovations.

  • 22 May 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind is deploying a wind measurement and oceanographic buoy within the project area of its proposed 800MW offshore wind project located 14 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.

  • 17 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Windar Renovables has won a contract to manufacture and deliver 84 transition pieces for the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm in Massachusetts, US. The contract covers the manufacture, certification, assembly, inspection, storage and delivery of the 84 transition pieces. The value of the contract is close to EUR 100 million and it will […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Vineyard Wind has appointed Crista Bank as Fisheries Liaison to lead the project’s regional engagement with fishing industry representatives on Cape and Islands, the South Coast, Rhode Island, and along the East Coast in the US.

  • 8 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch offshore foundations specialist Sif Holding will manufacture 84 monopiles for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project in Massachusetts, USA. Sif’s scope comprises manufacturing of the monopiles, storage at the company’s Maasvlakte 2 facility in the Port of Rotterdam, and delivery by RoRo load-out via the facility’s deep sea quayside onto transportation vessels in 2020-2021. Located […]

  • 15 August 2019

    Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is urging the U.S. administration to allow the Vineyard Wind project to move forward without delay after it had faced a set back regarding the approval of its Federal Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS). Senator Warren has called on the U.S. administration to work towards a solution that will protect the environment, address the […]

  • 26 October 2016
    R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro has been awarded a contract by Vineyard Wind, formerly named OffshoreMW, to perform a marine geotechnical site investigation within its wind development lease area south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Fugro’s 105-meter drilling vessel M/V Fugro Synergy will perform the study, which will include numerous seabed CPTs and exploration boreholes, along with sampling and downhole CPTs. […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has won a contract to transport and install foundations for the Vineyard Wind project in Massachusetts, U.S. Under the contract, Heerema said it is in charge of the (offshore) transport and installation of 84 foundations consisting of monopiles and transition pieces and ESP platforms at the 800MW project. “We […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is opening an office in Boston, Massachusetts, which will act as the company’s U.S. headquarters. The news follows MHI Vestas’ recent contract as the preferred wind turbine supplier for the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind project. The U.S. headquarters, which will officially open in the coming weeks, will initially focus on sales and strategy as the […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Vineyard Wind is sponsoring a fisheries event in Massachusetts as part of its efforts to connect with the fishing industry in New England. The Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association Annual Weekend and Trade Show began today, 17 January, and will be taking place until 20 January at the Resort and Conference Center of Hyannis. Representatives from Vineyard Wind are […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    A bipartisan group of US East Coast state governors has urged the Trump administration to expeditiously complete the environmental review of the Vineyard Wind so that a Record of Decision for the offshore wind project can be issued by March 2020. In a letter sent to the US Department of Interior and the US Department of […]

  • 9 March 2021
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) has released the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Vineyard Wind 1 project in Massachusetts and has thus put the offshore wind farm one step away from completing the federal permitting process. The only thing now left before construction on the project could begin is a […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind LLC has responded to Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) request for proposals for offshore wind energy.

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vineyard Wind officials have visited the site of the former Brayton Point coal-fired power plant as part of efforts to explore its potential role in the construction of the company’s 800MW offshore wind farm in Massachusetts, US.

  • 31 July 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Geoquip Marine will commence geotechnical survey at the Arklow Bank Wind Park Phase 2 site in the Irish Sea in late August or early September, according to a Notice to Mariners from Ireland’s Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport. The company will use its vessel Geoquip Saentis to carry out the survey work, which will be […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    On 10 April, Vineyard Wind held a “green” ribbon-cutting ceremony for its proposed offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) facility on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, and announced a partnership with local education institutions as part of its plan to prepare Massachusetts residents for careers in the offshore wind sector.

  • 20 May 2021
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued the final Clean Air Act Outer Continental Shelf air quality permit to Vineyard Wind 1, LLC, the developer of the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm. The permit includes air pollution control requirements for the construction and operation of the 800 MW wind farm. By issuing this permit, […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Environment, R&D

    Vineyard Wind has entered into a collaborative agreement with the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) to assess fisheries, which is expected to further public understanding of offshore wind development impacts.

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vineyard Wind has submitted bids to develop an up to 1.2GW offshore wind project in Connecticut in response to the state’s Request for Proposals (RfP). The Park City Wind proposal comprises a set of bids, including a required 400MW plan and options to develop projects that will generate 800MW, 1,000MW and 1,200MW of offshore wind capacity. […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Bladt Industries has signed a contract with the US-based Vineyard Wind LLC for fabrication and delivery of an offshore substation for the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm. The EPC contract covers the engineering, procurement, and construction of a 3,000-ton offshore substation and a 1,500 ton jacket foundation. Bladt Industries will execute the project in […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has secured a contract to provide substation products and digital control and protection equipment for the Vineyard Wind offshore substation. The components, ordered by Semco Maritime, include 18 gas-insulated high-voltage switchgear (GIS) bays, two shunt reactors, two generation-step-up-transformers, and two earthing / auxiliary transformers along with digital control and protection equipment (SCADA). The components will be delivered by Siemens […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has submitted a Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Report (SDEIR) to the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office (MEPA) for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project offshore Massachusetts.

  • 16 October 2019

    Vineyard Wind will today commence geophysical surveys at its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, the U.S. Information gathered will be used to further design the wind farm and refine the location for the cable route from the project to shore. The vessel R/V Shearwater will be used for the work, which will continue into mid-November, weather […]