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  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL Launches US Offshore Wind Certification OfficeDNV GL has established a renewables certification office in the U.S. to meet the demands for offshore wind certification services. DNV GL selected its office in Medford, Massachusetts, as the base for the U.S. Renewables Certification group, due to its proximity to Boston and New York City. The operations […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fishermen’s Energy filed an appeal to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), which rejected the construction of the company’s offshore wind project last month, claiming that the BPU had made its decision based on an error, the Associated Press informs. Namely, Fishermen’s Energy says that the project was evaluated with a price of […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled against three anti-nuclear groups, after they filed a petition against 20- year extension of the operating licence for the NextEra Energy Seabrook’s nuclear power plant, writes Newburyport News. Last year, Maryland-based Beyond Nuclear, Exeter’s Seacoast Anti-Pollution League and the New Hampshire Chapter of the Sierra Club […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    J Murphy & Sons and Siemens Transmission and Distribution, who will build the Triton Knoll’s onshore electrical system –starting this summer – will bring their “shopping lists” on 31 January to Boston College, Lincolnshire, where they will be hunting for local services required for the completion of the project, providing an opportunity for local businesses to get onboard.

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW North America is opening an office in New Jersey, the U.S., to pursue regional offshore wind opportunities. The office, located in Jersey City, is the company’s first in North America and will be launched on 15 May in Newport Tower. EnBW North America executives from the U.S. and Germany will host public officials, industry […]

  • 28 February 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The Engineer Research and Development Center’s (ERDC) Field Research Facility (FRF) in Duck, N.C., recently hosted Resolute Marine Energy for a full-scale test and evaluation of their surge wave energy converter (WEC). Resolute Marine Energy is a Boston, Mass.-based company developing technologies that produce clean energy from ocean waves. The WEC is designed to generate electricity by […]

  • 8 December 2014

    At the start of August developer Cape Wind awarded a contract to Weeks/Manson Joint Venture (WMJV), a joint venture of marine contractor Weeks Marine and heavy civil marine contractor Manson Construction Co., to become lead construction contractor for the 468MW Cape Wind offshore wind farm. Cape Wind is to be located off the coast of […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Offshore Wind Power USA conference, held on 26-27 February 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts, saw discussions regarding the impact of the Federal Government’s plan to auction offshore wind sites on proposed projects that have already been put in motion. Developers, which have been chosen by some states to implement offshore wind projects, are concerned that the […]

  • 27 January 2011
    Training & Education

    Law Seminars International presents a comprehensive conference on Offshore Energy Development in Boston on March 3 & 4. This seminar will examine the current state of permitting requirements, interagency cooperation, national leadership and its impact on offshore renewable energy development as well as the relationships between offshore wind and other seabed users. The Offshore Energy […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind has signed a contract with Weeks/Manson, a Joint Venture (WMJV) to serve as the lead construction contractor. The Boston & New England Maritime Trades Council, AFL-CIO, will provide skilled workers to WMJV to build Cape Wind.  WMJV is a partnership between two of the leading marine construction firms in the U.S., Weeks Marine […]

  • 13 November 2012

    Officials of the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) will host the U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for a series of public meetings in Boston, New Bedford, Vineyard Haven, and Nantucket during the week of November 12, 2012. The goals of the meetings are to provide an […]

  • 29 May 2012

    As the Cape News reported, more than 100 people attended the Department of Public Utilities hearing regarding Cape Wind on Wednesday night, which took place in the Knight Auditorium at Barnstable High School. Proponents for Cape Wind were outnumbered by three to one. State regulators will hold a total of three hearings for the Nstar […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind has ensured a cash injection worth USD 600 million for its Cape Wind offshore wind project from Danish Export Credit Agency (EKF), Jim Gordon, the company’s president, announced yesterday. Cape Wind informed via social media that Mr. Gordon brought the news while speaking at GreenPower’s USA Offshore Wind Conference in Boston, saying that […]

  • 23 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    On 1 October, Andreas Regnell will take up the position of Head of Strategies for Vattenfall AB. Andreas Regnell has previously been employed at Boston Consulting Group, where he was Senior Partner & Managing Director at their Nordic division. He has primarily worked with strategic issues and major change programs. He has also obtained extensive […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Grid Connection

    After RWE announced yesterday its preferred sites for onshore electrical infrastructure for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, residents of Bicker Fen voiced their disapproval of the company’s selection for the substation site. The residents say that a structure of that size would lower the prices of houses and ruin the landscape by turning the village […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    What was set out to be the US first offshore wind farm raised more doubt in the last week. The 468-MW Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts has been suspended from participating in New England’s wholesale electricity markets by ISO New England. A New England ISO spokeswoman said: “In general, suspensions are a […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    New Bedford sees offshore wind industry as one that can contribute to its employment rate increase. Following the growth in number of proposals for wind farms off the New England coast, the officials plan to make the city a hub for assembling and transporting wind turbines. New Bedford has been chosen in 2010 as a […]

  • 26 July 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    America’s first-of-its-kind wind blade testing facility — capable of testing a blade as long as a football field — almost never was.Because… (energyempowers) [mappress] Source: energyempowers, July 26, 2010;

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, Cathie Associates, has established a US entity – Cathie Associates Inc – in Boston, Massachusetts, to serve offshore wind development in the United States.

  • 3 January 2012

    Jim Gordon explained how the SJC decision to uphold the approval of the Cape Wind contract with National Grid helps propel the project forward. „I think big wind means that there is huge offshore wind resource right off the coast of Massachusetts that we can tap for greater energy independence, more stable electric costs, new […]

  • 11 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind has selected the joint venture team of Flatiron Construction Corp., Cal Dive International, Inc., and Cashman Equipment Corp. as its construction contractor to build America’s first offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound.  Cape Wind President Jim Gordon said, “We are confident this is the right team with the best skills and capabilities to […]

  • 22 May 2012

    During the public comment part of the Barnstable Town Council Meeting, president of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, Audra Parker, protested against Cape Wind referring to great increase in future cost of electricity for local residents. She pointed out that the initial annual increase in utility bills for the Town of Barnstable would be […]

  • 11 April 2012

    As reported by the Associated Press, following February report of two consulting companies, which raised various issues related to Fishermen’s Energy offshore project application with state regulators the company asked for additional time to amend their application. Several concerns have been voiced by consulting firms Boston Pacific Company and OutSmart, ranging from the costs of […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind has been faced with a new foe. Namely, a newly formed group called the New England Ratepayers Association has written to the United States Department of Energy to disapprove Cape Wind’s USD 300 million loan guarantee which will, as NERA believes, stop Cape Wind development, writes the Union Leader. In his letter, Marc […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is carrying out further offshore and coastal site investigation works on innogy’s 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK to help finalize the construction and installation plans.

  • 29 June 2016

    Boston-based company Inexhaustible has introduced a method of over-the-water energy transport for offshore generation projects. The method eliminates the high cost and high risk subsea transmission cable while greatly improving the value of the electricity generated, according to the company. It uses marine vessels or articulated tug-barges laden with utility scale energy storage systems, such as Battery Energy […]