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  • 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 […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound released statement regarding the NStar agreement to buy 27.5% of Cape Wind. “Ratepayers, municipalities, and businesses will be saddled with increased electric bills because of the state’s arm-twisting to force NStar to purchase power from this wildly overpriced project. Gov. Patrick has forced NStar to agree to this purchase as […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cape wind was dealt a significant setback by both NStar and National Grid yesterday. Namely, the two Massachusetts’ utilities decided to terminate the power purchase agreement as the wind farm developer failed to meet the deadline to obtain financing and begin construction by the end of 2014. Northeast Utilities spokeswoman Caroline Pretyman said: “Unfortunately, Cape […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Grid Connection

    Tekmar Energy has marked a major business milestone after winning a contract on the first US offshore wind farm, Cape Wind. The contract award underlines the cable protection specialist’s industry-leading track record for delivering custom cable protection solutions to the offshore industry. At Cape Wind, Tekmar will design, manufacture and supply over 200 of its […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    A month ago, as the battle over a proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound was being heard by state regulators, William I. Koch, the fossil fuel magnate and Cape Cod summer resident, donated $100,000 to the Republican Governors Association. Koch, a longtime opponent of Cape Wind and cochairman of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Authorities

    Officials from the Cape Wind project have met with Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee to discuss ports that could be used for the offshore wind project. Mark Rodgers, Cape Wind spokesman, told The Associated Press that one of the topics on the meeting was the possibility of the port at Quonset in North Kingstown to […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Cape Wind Energy Project offshore Massachusetts.

  • 24 April 2014

    Boston University’s Energy Club (BU Energy Club) has organized a screening of the documentary Cape Spin! An American Power Struggle, at 6:30pm today at the College of Arts and Science. The official movie website says: Cape Spin! An American Power Struggle tells the surreal, fascinating, tragicomic story of the battle over America’s most controversial clean […]

  • 23 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Utilities has approved the $2.7 billion electric rate deal between Cape Wind and National Grid, providing Cape Wind… By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, November 23, 2010;

  • 8 April 2020
    Technology

    Seaway 7 has signed a contract with CAPE Holland for the supply of Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT) for the installation of monopile foundations at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm.

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Components of Inch Cape Offshore Limited’s met mast are nearing completion at East Lothian based steel fabrication company Had-Fab. The specialist fabrication company is responsible for the manufacturing of the innovative lattice mast to be used for measuring wind speeds at the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm site. Had-Fab has been contracted to produce the […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates has filed a court appeal against the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s decision not to extend the company’s permit for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland. The board decided not to extend the permit by May 2017 based on the developer’s inability to demonstrate that the project will enter construction phase by mid-2017, […]

  • 29 December 2011

    Yesterday, Audra Parker, President & CEO of Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound released a statement regarding SJC uphold of Cape Wind energy deal. “Today’s ruling is a blow to ratepayers, businesses, and municipalities who are being asked to bear billions of dollars in new electricity costs when other green energy alternatives are available at a […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Authorities

    Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court has ruled against a bid by beachfront property owner to stop the Cape Wind development. Namely, Thomas Melone argued that the wind farm would ruin the view and decrease the value of his property. “The environmental and other concerns raised by Melone … were beyond the scope of the proceeding. Nothing […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Red Rock Power has appointed Adam Ezzamel as Project Director of the Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. According to Red Rock Power, Ezzamel will engage with the project’s key stakeholders in the coming weeks. This June, the Scottish government approved the proposed changes to the wind farm which allow for the installation of […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Via the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure I, managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, the pension fund PensionDanmark is funding a conditional investment commitment of 200 million USD in America’s first offshore wind farm, Cape Wind. The aim is to close the deal to construct the wind farm this year. The wind farm is to supply up to […]

  • 7 December 2016

    CAPE Holland extracted a wind turbine foundation monopile at the Maasvlakte area in Rotterdam last week, as part of a demonstration project for its CAPE Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT). The 4m diameter pile was installed in May 2016 for the purpose of demonstration, which resulted in loosening and extracting the pile completely in 12 minutes. Although a single CV-320 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2015

    Cape Cod Community College will host a forum on Thursday as part of the “Big Choices” series. The forum titled “Big Choices: Offshore Wind and Community Benefit” aims to accelerate community-based progress toward a sustainable energy future, according to Cape Cod. President of the Board for Cape & Islands Self-Reliance Chris Powicki said, “Part of […]

  • 15 August 2016
    R&D

    University of Delaware (UD) researchers, who studied wind conditions at the Cape Wind offshore site, have found that offshore wind in the northeastern United States may be more powerful, yet more unstable than expected.  The findings could have important implications for the future development of offshore wind farms in the U.S., including the assessment of how much […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two Nova Scotian businesses have secured contracts worth $25 million as part of the first round of procurement awards on the Cape Sharp Tidal project, a 4MW tidal array in the Bay of Fundy. Aecon Group Inc. and Lengkeek Vessel Engineering have been selected by Cape Sharp Tidal, a joint venture between Emera Inc. and OpenHydro, […]

  • 7 April 2013
    Authorities

    Rep. Bill Keating, who represents the South Shore, South Coast, Cape, and Islands, has led a delegation letter in support of Cape Wind’s loan guarantee application. All nine Members of the House and both US Senators are urging the Department of Energy to act quickly on this long-delayed guarantee so that the first off-shore wind […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Authorities

    President Obama launched a new initiative for the United States to lead the world in mitigating climate change and to create new jobs and obtain a cleaner environment that will accompany the shift to cleaner energy sources. Offshore wind is a substantial resource the United States can tap as part of this clean energy transition. […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium of NKT and Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles has signed a Pre-Construction Agreement (PCA) for the delivery and installation of an export cable system for the 784MW Inch Cape offshore wind project in the UK.

  • 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 […]