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  • 28 October 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The U.S. state of Rhode Island is planning to issue a competitive request for proposals (RFP) to procure up to 600 MW of new offshore wind energy. A draft RFP will be filed with state regulators this fall, and if approved, a final request is expected to be issued to the marketplace in early-2021. Any […]

  • 1 June 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy, Ørsted and Eversource have agreed for Ørsted and Eversource to charter Dominion Energy’s Charybdis, the first Jones Act-qualified offshore wind farm installation vessel in the United States, for the construction of two offshore wind farms in the US Northeast. Charybdis, which is expected to be sea-ready by late 2023, will […]

  • 4 March 2022
    Vessels

    Ørsted and Eversource, together with Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), have announced that construction of the first-ever US-flagged Jones Act-compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV) has commenced. The vessel, which is being built at ECO in-house shipyards located in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Florida, is expected to be delivered in 2024. The SOV, to be named “ECO EDISON”, […]

  • 27 June 2023
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Dublin-headquartered aircraft lessor LCI has started delivering helicopters that will be leased under long-term arrangements to HeliService USA and be used on offshore wind projects. These are the first dedicated offshore wind helicopters in the United States. The offshore helicopter transport provider based in Rhode Island, US, is leasing two AW169 helicopters, one of which […]

  • 9 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Boskalis’s new offshore wind foundation installation vessel Bokalift 2, which went into service last year after being converted from a drillship into a crane vessel, is currently undergoing modifications in the Netherlands before its scheduled work in the United States. Bokalift 2 arrived in the Port of Rotterdam in mid-February for the final outfitting ahead […]

  • 24 March 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Dan McKee, the Governor of the US State of Rhode Island, has introduced legislation that would require a market-competitive procurement for approximately 600 MW of newly-developed offshore wind capacity. If enacted, Rhode Island’s primary utility company would be required to issue the procurement no later than 15 August 2022. Rhode Island is home to North […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts, has applied for a USD 15 million government grant to make room for an increase in activities, including offshore wind.

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted and Eversource are planning to make more than USD 100 million in direct financial commitments in Connecticut if their Constitution Wind project is selected in the state’s Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind generation. According to the developers, Constitution Wind’s economic development commitments will strategically invest in local port infrastructure for direct use […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The U.S.-based Deepwater Wind and Vineyard Wind have submitted bids to develop offshore wind projects in Rhode Island as part of the state’s competitive request for proposals (RFP) issued in September.

  • 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. […]

  • 17 October 2022
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Rhode Island Energy, the state’s primary utility company, has issued a request for proposal (RFP) for offshore wind, targeting an additional 600 MW to 1,000 MW of capacity. Offshore wind project proposals by bidders will be due to Rhode Island Energy on 1 February 2023. In July, Governor McKee signed into law clean energy legislation […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Leading offshore wind developer Ørsted said that the construction of several U.S. projects is now highly likely to be pushed back due to delays in the permitting procedures. Ørsted’s CEO Henrik Poulsen said that the company is still waiting for the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to decide on the preferred wind farm layout […]

  • 24 September 2021
    Vessels

    NED-Project, a Poland-headquartered naval architecture and ship design company with an office in the US, has developed a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), which features a hydrogen-ready set-up and has the capability to install 15-20 MW wind turbines as well as to load and transport monopiles vertically. The vessel design, NP20000X ULAM, which is […]

  • 15 April 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Joint venture partners Ørsted and Eversource are establishing a manufacturing facility for offshore wind foundation components at ProvPort in Rhode Island, United States. The new 228-foot long facility will be used for advanced fabrication and assembly of foundation platforms for the companies’ offshore wind projects in Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. Ørsted and Eversource […]

  • 30 August 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom

    Ørsted has signed a NTD 25 billion (EUR 721 million) sustainability-linked revolving loan facility agreement for the developer’s offshore wind farms in Taiwan with a consortium of financial institutions, including nine state-owned banks. Ørsted and the financial institutions have aligned to include sustainable initiatives related to Ørsted’s business operations as key performance indicators to ensure […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Authorities

    The Connecticut House of Representatives has voted 134-10 in favour of legislation authorizing the development of 2,000MW of wind capacity offshore Connecticut. The legislation, House Bill 7156, An Act Concerning the Procurement of Energy Derived From Offshore Wind, will next be referred to the State Senate. It ensures that the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) must […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Connecticut Port Authority, Gateway Terminal and the City of New London have established a partnership under which New London will receive a share of the revenue coming from the State Pier. Under the terms of the partnership, New London will receive 10% of the Port Authority’s share of the revenue from the State Pier, in […]

  • 24 February 2023
    Vessels

    Stars have aligned today, 24 February, for the first wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) being built in the US as Huisman loaded the vessel’s crane onboard BigLift Shipping’s Happy Star and sent it off to the Lone Star State. In Texas, Huisman’s US team will commission the crane at the Keppel AmFELS shipyard, which is […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education, Vessels

    Rhode Island’s Governor Gina Raimondo has announced her Vision for Rhode Island’s Clean Energy Future – a second-term plan to position this US East Coast state as the epicentre of North America’s nascent offshore wind economy.

  • 8 February 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    US offshore support vessel (OSV) operator Hornbeck Offshore plans to offer vessels from its fleet for deployment on offshore wind projects in the country, according to the company’s latest press release on acquiring three OSVs from the US Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD). The company said that all three diesel-electric vessels, purchased at MARAD’s auction for an […]

  • 21 May 2021
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Ørsted will open its North American Digital Operations Headquarters in Newark, New Jersey, the company announced on 20 May. The new office will support Ørsted’s operations throughout North America for both offshore and onshore wind assets, and will initially see over 20 Ørsted staff, including 12-14 new IT positions, being based there in 2021. This […]

  • 17 August 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway-based Ulmatec has secured a contract for the supply of a motion compensated gangway and logistics support systems for ECO Edison, the first-ever US-flagged Jones Act-compliant service operations vessel (SOV). The 32-metre motion compensated gangway has a 12-metre telescope compensation range, infinitely adjustable access height to the offshore wind turbines, an integrated elevator in the […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has released a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 2,000MW of offshore wind power. This RFP represents the US state’s first solicitation dedicated specifically to offshore wind development. It builds off of multi-resource solicitations in 2018 in which Connecticut bought 304MW of offshore wind from […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has partnered with the Connecticut Port Authority and terminal operator Gateway to prepare State Pier in New London for the coming offshore wind projects in New England. The new partnership has committed to a public-private investment of USD 93 million to upgrade State Pier’s infrastructure and […]

  • 7 July 2022
    Authorities

    Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee has signed a bill that seeks to procure between 600 MW and 1 GW of newly developed offshore wind capacity. “Adding offshore wind clean energy capacity is essential for meeting our new 100 percent renewable energy by 2033 goal and our Act on Climate emissions reductions target. It will not […]

  • 27 September 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    A consortium led by Germany-based ONP Management and US-based Renewable Resources International has developed a Jones Act-compliant transport and installation vessel solution, named Feederdock, dedicated to addressing the US market. The Feederdock, which is based around a U-shaped crane vessel that can dock Jones Act Articulated Tug Barges (ATBs) before jacking up, features a 3,000-tonne […]