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  • 28 May 2012

    A new offshore wind farm in the US marks the turning point for offshore wind energy. Ramboll will as leader of a consortium with U.S. based companies design the foundations for the Cape Wind Offshore Wind Farm. The consortium expects more US offshore wind projects to be on the way.  America’s first offshore wind farm […]

  • 5 August 2010
    Authorities

    The Patrick administration’s environment and energy chief yesterday expressed confidence that the state’s renewable energy bidding process… Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, August 05 , 2010;

  • 12 September 2011

      The state’s highest court is considering arguments from opponents of National Grid’s deal to buy power from the Cape Wind offshore wind farm   (businessweek) [mappress] Source: businessweek, September 12, 2011

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

    The federal loan guarantee for the Cape Wind offshore wind farm is still being contemplated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the Cape Cod Times writes. The U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has confirmed that the case targeting a USD 500 million loan is “under active development”, but its outcome remains unknown. However, the […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Authorities

    Two U.S. congressmen have addressed the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issue which came up recently, concerning the alleged political pressure that was put on the agency while deciding on the safety of the Cape Wind offshore wind farm. The congressmen have sent a letter to the FAA´s Acting Administrator, referring to the employees´ statements in […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    NStar and Northeast Utilities on Wednesday said Massachusetts regulators can’t force them to buy power from the Cape Wind offshore wind farm… By Jay Lindsay  (Associated Press) [mappress] Source: Associated Press, October 13, 2011

  • 1 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The developers of the Cape Wind offshore wind farm received a conditional loan guarantee from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), which would support the project with an additional USD 150 million.  The final decision to award the loan will be made after Cape Wind Associates LLC finalizes project financing. “When they come back to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 August 2011

    Associated Industries of Massachusetts says the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court is set to hear its arguments for voiding an agreement between National Grid and Cape Wind on Sept 8. AIM has been a vocal opponent of the 15-year deal, which it says will add $1 billion to the cost of National Grid customers’ electricity. Proponents […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Energy Management Inc. has abandoned the development of the 468MW Cape Wind offshore wind farm and notified the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) that it terminated the development lease, Bloomberg reports.

  • 3 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    According to the Associated Press, the largest Massachusetts-based, investor-owned electric and gas utility, NStar decided to purchase power from Cape Wind offshore wind farm. The contract is worth $1.6 billion and is intended for15- years- long period. This is $940 million more that the market price of conventional electricity for the same period. The Cape […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 10 December 2017

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  • 31 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind announced today it has entered into an agreement with Siemens to supply 130 of its 3.6-Megawatt (MW) turbines for America’s first planned offshore wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts and, at the same time, Siemens also announced plans to open a U.S. Offshore Wind office in Boston. “We are pleased to be […]

  • 24 August 2012

    The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound filed an appeal in federal court challenging the recent Federal Aviation Administration’s “no hazard” determination regarding Cape Wind’s proposed wind turbines in Nantucket Sound. “The FAA ruling shows a complete and utter disregard for public safety and flies in the face of last year’s decision by the US Court […]

  • 12 May 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind has announced that a team including three companies based in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is involved with completing geophysical surveys of the project site and offshore cable routes. Survey vessels with a suite of geophysical instruments are surveying the seafloor and subsea geology on Horseshoe Shoal and along the offshore cable route. New Bedford […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Authorities

    The EUROGATE Container Terminal Bremerhaven got high-profile visitors from New Bedford in the US state of Massachusetts. The 26-strong delegation from this small port city on the East coast was led by mayor Jonathan Mitchell. Most of the delegates work in urban and harbour development for the city of New Bedford and in research enterprises […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish government has approved the proposed changes to the Inch Cape offshore wind farm which allows for the installation of fewer but larger capacity wind turbines. Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) said this is a key milestone for the project as it prepares to bid for the third Contract for Difference (CfD) funding allocation […]

  • 26 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate and SeaEnergy PLC are pleased to confirm developments concerning SeaEnergy Renewables Limited’s (SERL) interest in the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm (Inch Cape). In February 2009, The Crown Estate awarded the Inch Cape site to a consortium comprised of SERL, SeaEnergy’s 80% owned subsidiary, and RWE npower renewables as a part of […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) has submitted a scoping report for the revised 784MW Inch Cape offshore wind farm to the Scottish Ministers.

  • 21 December 2010
    Authorities

    A broken campaign pledge by Gov. Deval Patrick could end up costing Massachusetts ratepayers big bucks if yet another massive wind farm is built off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard. When he first ran for governor in 2005, the then-relatively unknown Patrick broke out of the Democratic pack by endorsing the controversial Cape Wind project. […]

  • 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. […]

  • 9 January 2011
    Authorities

    Cape Wind completed its Federal permitting process today with the receipt of a final permit from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), continuing the project’s forward progress to creating jobs and increasing energy independence from the 468 megawatt offshore wind farm. EPA’s approval came 24 hours after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued Cape Wind […]

  • 16 August 2012

    After years of careful aeronautical review of Cape Wind, the project received FAA approval in the form of this ‘Determination of No Hazard’. This is the fourth ‘Determination of No Hazard’ Cape Wind has received from the FAA since the agency began its review of the project in 2002. FAA’s review and approvals of Cape […]

  • 2 May 2010
    Environment, R&D

    With thousands of gallons of crude oil pouring into the Gulf of Mexico every day from an oil rig explosion, and the threat that it could… [mappress] Source: aolnews, May 01, 2010;