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  • 15 October 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Virginia-based Dominion Energy has received two key determinations from the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding the design, fabrication and installation of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. Dominion submitted its Facility Design Report (FDR) and Fabrication and Installation Report (FIR) in partnership with Ørsted, a global offshore wind developer contracted for […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the second and final turbine at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project in the U.S. The two Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 units, which are the first wind turbines installed in U.S. federal waters, will now undergo acceptance testing before being energized later this summer. According […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Tekmar Group has revealed the involvement of its operating companies in the 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project in the U.S. Tekmar Energy supplied Seaway 7 with TekLink cable protection systems and TekDuct cable crossing protection for the construction phase of the project. AgileTek Engineering performed product design verification analysis on behalf of […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa have signed a subcontract to supply wind turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project founded by Dominion Energy.

  • 27 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Atlantic Wind Transfers has secured a contract to provide crew transfer vessel (CTV) services for Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The new-build Chartwell 24 CTV will be used for marine support services for the Siemens Gamesa offshore wind turbines set to be installed at the project. According to Atlantic Wind Transfers, the […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy will begin construction on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project in the coming weeks, the Virginia-based energy company’s chairman, president, and chief executive officer Thomas F. Farrell said. The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project will comprise two offshore wind turbines with a combined capacity of 12MW installed in a federal lease area in the Mid-Atlantic some […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    ProCon Wind Energy and EEW Special Pipe Constructions have started the electrical construction of two transition pieces for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. According to ProCon, the construction kicked off on 2 December, and so far the fitting of the internal E-modules has been completed. The completion of the rest of the transition […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The turbine components for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project have begun their journey from Denmark to North America. The components for the two 6 MW Siemens Gamesa turbines were loaded in Esbjerg, before the vessel embarked in mid-April on the approximately two-week transatlantic journey to Halifax in Nova Scotia, Canada. Installation of the […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dominion Energy has agreed to negotiate a Project Labor Agreement with three U.S. building and construction trade unions for its Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

  • 9 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Ørsted has placed an order with WindServe Marine for two purpose-built crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the U.S. offshore wind market. The first CTV will be built by U.S. Workboats and deployed for Ørsted’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, followed by subsequent service on Northeast projects. WindServe’s affiliate shipyard Senesco Marine will construct the second vessel […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Authorities

    Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam has released the 2018 Virginia Energy Plan which calls for the development of 2,000MW of offshore wind capacity by 2028.

  • 29 January 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the Port of Virginia to lease a portion of the Portsmouth Marine Terminal for offshore wind staging materials and equipment.

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) and Old Dominion University (ODU) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the state’s offshore wind projects. The agreement, signed between ODU President John R. Broderick and DMME Director John Warren, is based on providing research and support for Virginia’s offshore wind, with focus on the Coastal Virginia project. […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has deployed its offshore jack-up installation vessel Vole au vent to install the wind turbines on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project offshore Virginia, US. The AIS data shows that Vole au vent is currently en route from the UK to Halifax, Canada. The wind farm’s turbine components and the […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    TerraSond has started conducting geophysical studies at the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project lease area. TerraSond began the work earlier this month at the 112,800ha site 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach where the 2.6 GW project will be built beginning in 2024. The surveys will provide the geological, biological, […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Rostock-based EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH has manufactured and delivered the first monopile foundations to be installed off the United States. EEW SPC built the two heavy monopile foundations and two transition pieces for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project offshore Virginia. The load-out of the heavy steel structures has recently been completed […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dominion Energy and the U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind are holding an event in Virginia with an aim to support the state’s inclusion of large-scale offshore wind in its energy mix. The Sea to Land event will bring together the supply chain business community with federal and state government officials to accelerate Virginia’s inclusion of large-scale […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has shared a photo showing the completion of the two Siemens Gamesa turbines at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project. Located 27 miles off Virginia Beach, the Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 units are the first wind turbines installed in U.S. federal waters. According to Dominion Energy, the 12 MW project was built […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Siemens Gamesa turbine components destined for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project are being loaded onto Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent in the Port of Halifax, Canada. The vessel first departed from Canada to the project site offshore Virginia on 20 May, carrying the monopiles and transition pieces. After installing both foundations, Vole […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Correll Services has secured a contract by Subsea 7 US LLC for cable pull, termination and testing works on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project. “The award of this contract has provided an opportunity to demonstrate a concept we’ve been considering for a long time,” said Managing Director Sam Dowey. “We‘re convinced that […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Subsea 7 has completed a cable pull-in at Camp Pendelton in Virginia, US, for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The 12 MW CVOW demonstration project is being jointly developed by Dominion Energy and Ørsted. Subsea 7 won the contract for the supply and installation of inter-array cables at the wind farm in 2018 through Seaway […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul’s jack-up vessel Vole au vent has installed the first of two turbines at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project in the US. The Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 unit is the first wind turbine installed in U.S. federal waters. According to Dominion Energy, the installation of the project’s second turbine is on track for […]

  • 28 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first monopile foundation has been installed at the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, the first in U.S. federal waters. CVOW will comprise two Siemens Gamesa 6 MW turbines installed some 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Ørsted’s spokesperson told that the second monopile foundation is also due to be installed in […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dominion Energy is proposing to develop a 2.6GW wind farm off the coast of Virginia by 2026, which represents the largest offshore wind development in the U.S. The news comes as Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam signed an executive order which sets the goal of having up to 2.5GW of offshore wind developed in the state by 2026. […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) demonstration project has entered the construction phase as onshore works kick off. The groundbreaking took place on 1 July, marking the first onshore construction work on the two-turbine 12MW offshore wind project. “The Virginia offshore wind demonstration project is another powerful example of the Commonwealth’s position as a leader […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US energy company Dominion Energy has selected Ramboll to support the development and engineering aspects of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project off Virginia. The 2.6GW offshore wind farm is expected to enter service by the end of 2026. The Denmark-based Ramboll will, as the Owner’s Engineer, provide consultancy to Dominion Energy on all […]