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US offshore wind developer Bay State Wind has revised a turbine layout pattern on a New England offshore wind farm in response to feedback from fishermen and community members. The change will accommodate historical fishing patterns, and help to provide greater ease of fishing within, and transiting through, the wind farm, Bay State Wind, a partnership […]
Bay State Wind has revealed plans to build and operate an offshore wind training center in New Bedford in Massachusetts, US.
Massachusetts-based offshore wind developer Bay State Wind plans to provide more than USD 2 million in grants for research and programs to protect New England’s fisheries and whale populations.
Ørsted and Eversource have through their joint venture, Bay State Wind LLC, submitted a bid to build Connecticut’s first offshore wind farm, in response to the state’s request for proposals for offshore wind energy generation.
Bay State Wind has entered into a Letter of Intent to work collaboratively with Massachusetts-based NEC Energy Solutions on developing an energy storage solution for its 800MW wind / 55 MW – 110 MWh energy storage combined project offshore Massachusetts, US.
Bay State Wind, a proposed 400-800MW offshore wind project off Massachusetts, has been designated as a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST-41).
The proposed Bay State Wind wind farm project will bring USD 1 billion direct investment to Massachusetts and will support the construction of the first purpose-built Jones Act-compliant installation and transportation vessels, the developers said.
Bay State Wind, a partnership between Ørsted (DONG Energy) and Eversource developing the Bay State Wind offshore wind farm offshore Massachusetts, has opened an office in New Bedford.
DONG Energy is teaming up with Eversource Energy, a transmission builder from New England who has acquired a 50% ownership interest in Bay State Wind, to jointly develop the project planned off Massachusetts, the United States. The proposed offshore wind farm would be located approximately 15-25 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard in an area that […]
RV Fugro Synergy has started a geotechnical survey at the site of DONG Energy’s proposed Bay State Wind offshore wind farm south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA. The survey is expected to be carried out in 15 days, weather permitting. During the survey, bottom conditions in 18 specific locations identified in the previous survey will be tested. […]
Fugro is expected to start a geotechnical survey at the site of DONG Energy’s proposed Bay State Wind offshore wind farm south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA, on Friday, 7 October. RV Fugro Synergy is expected to complete the survey in around 15 days, weather permitting, a notice to fishermen issued by the Bay State Wind said. In […]
Multi-role vessel Ocean Researcher, part of Gardline Marine Sciences’ fleet, has arrived at the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford, Massachusetts, ahead of a planned geophysical survey in an area south of Martha’s Vineyard leased by DONG Energy for its Bay State Wind offshore wind farm. The survey is expected to last for 35 days, Bay State Wind said in a […]
DONG Energy has filed an Interconnection Request Application with ISO-New England to use 800MW of interconnection capacity of Brayton Point power station in Somerset, Massachusetts, for bringing offshore wind energy generated by the Bay State Wind farm onto the grid. Given upcoming retirement of the existing coal plant at the facility, scheduled for 2017, roughly 1,000 MW of interconnection capability is expected […]
A coming Massachusetts energy bill is expected to include regulations supporting the development of the Bay State’s vast offshore wind potential, state Senate President Stan Rosenberg said during a public forum on offshore wind held at the University of Massachusetts. The omnibus bill should be submitted to the state Governor Charlie Baker by the end of July, and should encourage […]
Travelers across the 20-mile Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel that connects Virginia’s rural Eastern Shore with the urban center of Norfolk… By Karl Blankenship (bayjournal) [mappress] Source: bayjournal, January 09, 2012
Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]
California Assembly Member Jordan Cunningham has called on the U.S. Interior Department’s Acting Secretary David Bernhardt to lease parts of the state’s coastline for offshore wind development. In his letter, Cunningham explained that due to the expected closing of San Luis Obispo County’s largest private employer, the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant, in 2025, around 1,500 […]
Vineyard Wind has officially submitted a bid in New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation for the Liberty Wind project which includes the option of up to 1.2GW of capacity to be developed. The Liberty Wind proposal includes project size options of 400MW, 800MW and 1,200MW which would be produced by turbines located 85 miles away from […]
Ørsted has divested 50% of the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind projects and two lease areas off the coast of New England, U.S., to Eversource. According to Ørsted, the divestment of 50% of the offshore wind assets took place at a purchase price of approximately USD 225 million. Revolution Wind is set to deliver […]
New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has called for 9,000MW of offshore wind energy to be developed in the U.S. state by 2035. The New York Governor proposed the quadruple of the current target of having 2,400MW installed by 2030 in his 2019 State of the State Speech. To complement the Green New Deal, Cuomo is directing […]
Five developers have expressed intent to participate in the New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation targetting 800MW of capacity, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA).
The New Bedford Port Authority has reached an agreement with all offshore wind developers operating in the Massachusetts/Rhode Island market to serve as the designated Fisheries Representative of the commercial fishing industry to each of the development companies.
Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the D.E. Shaw Group to acquire a 100% equity interest in Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind at a purchase price of USD 510 million.
The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) and a consortium of private companies have submitted a lease application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to advance the development of a floating wind project off Humboldt County in Northern California.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is holding a task force meeting to review and discuss the issuance of a Call for Information and Nominations on areas for potential offshore wind leasing in California.
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.