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  • 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.

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The following is a statement of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS), released after the news that the biggest utilities in Massachusetts have signed long-term contracts to buy 565 MW of electricity from wind farms in Maine and New Hampshire at prices competitive with conventional sources: The announcement today that Massachusetts utilities will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    The Offshore Energy Research Association of Nova Scotia (OERA) has announced the release of the Update to the Bay of Fundy Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Community Response Report for the Cape Breton Region. A Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) is a consultative process that explores the social, environmental and economic […]

  • 5 February 2014

    Two European wind turbine foundation specialists have signed a supply deal with Cape Wind Associates for the first offshore wind farm in the United States, Cape Wind OWF. German company EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH will supply monopiles, while the Danish company Bladt Industries A/S will deliver transition pieces for the future  468MW offshore wind […]

  • 6 June 2013

    The Alliance for Business Leadership is a Bay State based non-profit public affairs community for CEOs, Investors and Entrepreneurs committed to greater social and environmental responsibility. More than 150 founders, CEOs, and managing principals of Massachusetts companies – the vast majority of which work outside of the Bay State’s burgeoning clean tech industry but including […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 July 2012
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro, a leading global geoscience survey company, has commenced a major geotechnical and geophysical survey operation for America’s first offshore wind farm Cape Wind. The wind farm will be situated on Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound and once operational is predicted to provide three quarters of the Cape and Islands electricity needs. The offshore program […]

  • 1 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind developer Jim Gordon has offered two Native American tribes millions to halt their opposition as the clock runs down on the review period for the controversial wind power project slated for Nantucket Sound.

  • 16 February 2012

    Gov. Deval Patrick announced yesterday that Nstar will buy 27.5% of electricity from the offshore wind project Cape Wind. If this offshore wind farm does not start spinning by 2016, Nstar will not have to buy electricity from Cape Wind, but it will need to find equal amount of clean energy from some other sources. […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Authorities

    On March 30, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Cape Wind offshore wind project.

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Tidal technology group, OpenHydro, a DCNS company, and its Canadian partner Emera Inc. have formally launched a new joint venture business, called Cape Sharp Tidal. The announcement was made at the fifth International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE), which is taking place 4-6th November in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The objective of Cape Sharp Tidal is […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy has secured an operations and maintenance (O&M) contract for the Inch Cape Offshore Met Mast off the coast of Angus, Scotland. The scope of the 16 month contract includes offshore inspection and maintenance, recertification, project management, weather forecasting, data recovery and detailed reporting through SgurrDataPortal. In addition, the role includes the […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Environment

    Following nearly a decade of independent research and review, Mass Audubon has concluded that the Cape Wind Energy Project (Cape Wind) will… [mappress] Source: massaudubon, June 30, 2010;

  • 30 November 2010

    It was the eco-project that turned wealthy Cape Cod environmentalists into NIMBYs, with residents arguing that the proposed Cape Wind… (slatest.slate) [mappress] Source: slatest.slate, November 30, 2010;

  • 30 April 2010
    Environment

    The Cape Wind Project won approval from the Obama Administration. But, some Cape Cod residents are very concerned about how this will… [mappress] Source: wwlp, April 29, 2010;

  • 23 March 2011

    The road to the Cape Wind offshore wind project has one less bump. Cape Wind completed its federal permitting process on Jan. (altpowerconstruction) [mappress] Source: altpowerconstruction,March 23, 2011

  • 8 September 2010
    Authorities

    The main opponent of the Cape Wind project got zapped yesterday for releasing confidential information in the electric rate case for the…   By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, September 08, 2010;

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind has signed a contract with Weeks/Manson, a Joint Venture (WMJV) to serve as the lead construction contractor. The Boston & New England Maritime Trades Council, AFL-CIO, will provide skilled workers to WMJV to build Cape Wind.  WMJV is a partnership between two of the leading marine construction firms in the U.S., Weeks Marine […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Environment, R&D

    OERA (Offshore Energy Research Association) is inviting applications from community based or not-for-profit organizations in the Cape Breton region ( Nova Scotia, Canada) to participate in an OERA established Participation Support Fund. The purpose of the Participation Support Fund is to provide modest one time grants to local organizations or community groups to undertake small […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A third Nova Scotian company has secured a multi-million dollar contract with the Cape Sharp Tidal project, which has potential to be the first grid-connected tidal array in the world. Hawboldt Industries of Chester, Nova Scotia, has been awarded a $4.7-million contract for the design and manufacturing of three heavy lift winches to be used […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Environment, R&D

    Cape Wind has commenced a major geotechnical and geophysical survey operation as part of its construction design and engineering process and initial mobilization of the project on Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound.  This multi-million dollar offshore program begins tomorrow and will continue through September / October, involving up to 50 scientists, engineers, archeologists and geologists […]

  • 7 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Cape Wind, the offshore wind farm famous for its 10-year fight against Cape Cod’s most prominent NIMBYs, will likely be the first U.S.… Herman K. Trabish (greentechmedia) [mappress] Source: greentechmedia, August 07, 2011

  • 14 December 2010

    A Massahusetts business group on Monday appealed a power purchase agreement between National Grid and the 130-turbine Cape Wind that state regulators approved last month. The Associated Industries of Massachusetts, which represents about 6,000 businesses in the state, argues in a brief filed before the state Supreme Judicial Court that the contract between the utility […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Scottish Ministers have lodged an appeal against the Scottish Court of Session’s decision in favour of the petition filed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) to review the consent by the Scottish Ministers for four offshore wind farms in the Firths of Forth and Tay, Mainstream Renewable Power, the developer […]