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  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The nation’s first wind farm, planned off Cape Cod, Mass., fought a bruising battle for approval. Now, it faces another challenge in selling its power. The 130-turbine Cape Wind project has sealed a deal with the utility National Grid for half its power. But the other half is available with no apparent takers — raising […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following the NSTAR / Cape Wind long term Power Purchase Agreement with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, the Cape Wind President Jim Gordon released the stetement :  “Today’s filing of the Cape Wind/Nstar Power Purchase Agreement is about moving forward to deliver energy, environmental and economic benefits to Massachusetts and New England electric consumers. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Environment

    The Cape Wind Project, a proposal to construct the United States’ first offshore wind farm off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, has… (justmeans) [mappress] Source: justmeans, September 21, 2010;

  • 30 May 2012

      The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound urged residents and businesses to speak out against the wildly overpriced Cape Wind project that would cost Massachusetts ratepayers billions during a Department of Public Utilities hearing in Boston on Wednesday, May 30th at 7 p.m. NStar is seeking approval to purchase 27.5 percent of Cape Wind’s power […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Technology

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited has successfully deployed a ZephIR 300 lidar on the historic Bell Rock lighthouse, 17km off the Angus coast. ZephIR 300 has been mounted on a platform on the north east of the lighthouse using a specially designed support frame measuring wind direction and wind velocity and will augment wind measurements from […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Vessels

    Atlantic Towing Limited of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia has secured a contract to provide marine tug and barge services to the Cape Sharp Tidal project. Cape Sharp Tidal is a multi-phase project with plans to grid-connect a 4MW demonstration tidal array in Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy in the coming months. The Atlantic Towing contract is […]

  • 31 October 2011

      Mark Rodgers, Communications Director of Cape Wind released statement on court of appeals opinion regarding the FAA. “The FAA has reviewed Cape Wind for eight years and repeatedly determined that Cape Wind did not pose a hazard to air navigation. The essence of today’s court ruling is that the FAA needs to better explain […]