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  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 20 October 2011

    Leading international renewable energy consultancy group Natural Power has been selected to provide Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) co-ordination on the proposed Inch Cape 905MW offshore wind farm, being developed by global energy utility Repsol Nuevas Energias UK (Repsol). Alongside winning the initial contract, Natural Power has also won a tender to provide a marine mammal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Sea and Land Project Engineering (SLPE) has won a contract to provide the turbine foundation concept design for the Inch Cape offshore wind project in Scotland. According to SLPE, the project site has varying seabed depths and ground conditions making it one of the most complex in Europe. This is said to require structural, hydrodynamic […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Environment

    Clean Energy Counsel at the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), Kit Kennedy, opposes the claims on Cape Wind’s environmental impact that were made by the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS). Mr. Kennedy says in a statement on Boston Herald’s news site that the APNS’ claims that its lawsuit aims to protect the environment are […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]