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  • 23 July 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts has passed legislation which would allow an easement for a part of Covell’s Beach to be used for the construction of an interconnection for the Vineyard Wind project. According to Vineyard Wind, the bipartisan legislation authorizes the Barnstable Town Council to grant the easement that will allow the construction of the interconnection between the 800MW wind […]

  • 20 June 2010
    Authorities, R&D

    The town of Barnstable and an opposition group are appealing the Federal Aviation Administration’s determination that the 130 offshore… [mappress] Source: boston, June 21, 2010;

  • 22 October 2018
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Barnstable Town Council voted unanimously to approve a transmission cable at Covell’s Beach that will connect the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm with the regional electric power grid.

  • 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 […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) Office has begun an environmental review of the proposed Vineyard Wind Connector transmission project.

  • 7 November 2017
    Grid Connection

    U.S. offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind will host two open houses in Yarmouth and Barnstable to inform residents about the grid connection plans for the proposed wind farm to be built offshore Massachusetts.

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has entered into a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the Town of Barnstable in Massachusetts.

  • 15 September 2011
    Authorities

      The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound and the Town of Barnstable, which owns the Barnstable Municipal Airport located on Cape Cod, will appear today before the United States Court of Appeals to appeal a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) decision that ignores the significant hazards to air travel in Nantucket Sound created by Cape Wind’s […]

  • 17 July 2013

    A Washington federal court has been urged by several federal agencies to discharge the claims filed against the Cape Wind project, since the agencies had complied with all relevant laws in their reviews and approval of the project, the Law360 news site writes. The U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, […]

  • 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.

  • 1 May 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U. S. District Court of Massachusetts is contemplating a decision regarding a lawsuit against the Cape Wind’s contract with power utility NStar. Town of Barnstable, local businesses, residents, and the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) filed the lawsuit to the U.S. District Court on January 21. They claim that the state coerced NStar […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Authorities

    After almost a decade of public hearings on the proposed Nantucket Sound wind farm, the last one was held on Wednesday before utility regulators in Boston. However, according to CapeCodOnline news site, only the official part is over, since disagreements and discussions on that matter are still very intense. At the hearing, president and CEO […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Prysmian Cables and Systems USA has been awarded the contract for the eventual supply of the inter-array and export power cables for the Cape Wind’s offshore wind farm, while Caldwell Marine International has been awarded the contract for the installation of the project’s underwater cables. The onshore transmission cables would be manufactured by Prysmian at […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    U.S. Federal Judge Richard Stearns has dismissed Cape Wind opponents’ lawsuit, which challenged Cape Wind’s Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with NSTAR. The District Court’s decision rejected all claims against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, NSTAR and Cape Wind.  Judge Stearns noted in his decision that the lawsuit would violate the 11th Amendment to the Constitution of […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    After a lawsuit, submitted on January 21 against Massachusetts regulators, NSTAR and Cape Wind, the offshore wind project’s developers won a legal battle that had commenced prior to this one. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) approval of the Cape Wind project, rejecting arguments […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Vineyard Wind has submitted the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) for its proposed 800MW offshore wind project in the U.S.

  • 18 May 2012

    As Cape Wind is coming closer to its finalisation,it calls for public support at the last set of public hearings which will be held in Massachusetts. The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) public hearings on NSTAR’s contract to purchase 27.5 % of Cape Wind’s power will be held on May 30 in Boston. The DPU […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Town of Barnstable, local businesses, residents, and the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) filed a lawsuit to the U.S. District Court yesterday against NSTAR’s no-bid contract to purchase electricity from Cape Wind offshore wind farm. The lawsuit against Massachusetts regulators, NSTAR, and Cape Wind says that the State discriminated against out-of-state power companies – […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Vineyard Wind offshore wind project has passed the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) review process following the certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). According to Vineyard Wind, the Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Matthew A. Beaton certified the FEIR for the 800MW project, which brought to the finalization of MEPA. The […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Even though the Cape Wind project, the first proposed offshore wind farm in the U.S., is fully permitted and nearing completion of the project financing phase, its opponents are putting their last efforts into preventing the installation of wind turbines off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  Opponents of the Cape Wind project have filed a brief with the U.S. […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) of Vineyard Wind’s proposed 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts.

  • 22 June 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office (MEPA) has requested a supplemental filing to the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Vineyard Wind Connector project.

  • 17 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    United States District Judge Reggie B. Walton last week issued rulings against Cape Wind’s opponents in their four lawsuits that had challenged the project’s permitting approval by the U.S. Department of Interior. In his rulings, Judge Walton upheld the Department of the Interior’s review and approval of Cape Wind, a thorough and comprehensive permitting process […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Grid Connection

    Cape Wind has signed a $15 Million contract with Falmouth-based Lawrence-Lynch Corp. to provide the upland construction work required to bury Cape Wind’s electric cables. Lawrence-Lynch Corp. will also be responsible for providing a conduit for connecting the buried electric cables on land to the submerged ocean submarine cables by using a ‘directional drill’ from […]

  • 2 May 2013

    North Devon MP Sir Nick Harvey visited Barnstaple based engineering firm J+S Ltd on April 26th and cut the ribbon to open their newly refurbished offices and reception area. The reception area has been expanded significantly in order that the company can permanently exhibit their increasing product range in support of their Naval, Oil & […]