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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind has been faced with a new foe. Namely, a newly formed group called the New England Ratepayers Association has written to the United States Department of Energy to disapprove Cape Wind’s USD 300 million loan guarantee which will, as NERA believes, stop Cape Wind development, writes the Union Leader. In his letter, Marc […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The Court of Session, Scotland’s supreme civil court, has overturned the ruling which halted further development of four wind projects with a total capacity of 2,284MW in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay.

  • 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

  • 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 […]