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  • 12 August 2016

    Following the new Massachusetts energy legislation, which calls for 1,600MW of offshore wind capacity by 2027, entering into law, Deepwater Wind has appointed Matthew Morrissey, the managing director of Offshore Wind: Massachusetts, to head its operations in the state.  According to South Coast Today, the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford, Massachusetts, could host the development of Deepwater Wind’s Deepwater ONE project, which would be […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The trustees of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) are scheduled to decide today on purchasing electricity from several clean energy projects proposed to be built in Long Island.  The projects on which the aforementioned decision will be taken include several solar facilities and Deepwater Wind’s wind farm off the coast of Montauk. In 2013, LIPA issued a request for proposals for […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Environment

    A coalition of leading environmental and conservation organizations — Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and National Wildlife Federation (NWF) — and Deepwater Wind announced an agreement to implement additional protections for endangered North Atlantic right whales during pre-construction activities for the Deepwater ONE offshore wind farm, which will be developed off […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Training & Education

    US offshore wind developer, Deepwater Wind, is currently accepting applications for paid 2015 summer internships. The internships will take place from June 15 to mid-August and will be based in Providence, Rhode Island. Deepwater Wind is interested in students who have completed their junior year or recently graduated with an engineering or environmental studies/science degree. […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has adopted a procedure designed to prevent impacts to commercial fishing gear from offshore wind energy activities.

  • 10 October 2011

      Deepwater Wind this week officially submitted its plan to develop a utility-scale offshore wind farm off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)’s Call for Information and Nominations for offshore wind energy projects in the federal […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Authorities, R&D

      Deepwater Wind hailed the announcement by U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, and Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee that the federal leasing and permitting process for a utility-scale offshore wind farm in Rhode Island Sound is moving forward. “The announcement is great news not only for […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Deepwater Wind announced its commitment to partnering with the Nassau-Suffolk Building and Construction Trades Council and the Long Island Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO, to develop a local offshore wind industry, including the creation of jobs on Long Island to support development and construction of its Deepwater ONE offshore wind farm. If approved by local regulators later this year, Deepwater […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has presented Deepwater Wind with the 2018 Safety-in-Seas (SIS) award for its safety practices during and after the construction of the 30MW Block Island, the first offshore wind farm in the United States.

  • 15 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind has announced additions to its leadership team as the company moves toward construction of its path-breaking Block Island Wind Farm and advances its plans for utility-scale offshore wind farms to power states along the East Coast. Jeffrey Grybowski, who has led Deepwater Wind’s regulatory and business strategy as Chief Administrative Officer, has been […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    In a major advancement for the Block Island Wind Farm, Deepwater Wind has received the first major environmental permit approvals needed to begin deployment of this path-breaking project. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) issued Deepwater Wind Water Quality Certificates, deeming the Block Island Wind Farm and Transmission System in compliance with state […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Authorities

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period until Dec. 31, 2012 for those who want to submit comments on the Deepwater Wind proposal to construct five wind turbine generators and do other work off the southeast coast of Block Island, Rhode Island. The original 45-day comment period was scheduled to […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Deepwater Wind announced its selection as the provisional winner of two offshore wind energy sites located in the federal waters off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. A competitive lease auction – the first-ever auction held in the United States for commercial offshore wind development – was held today by the U.S. Department of […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The rough sea is proving too much for what it is to be the US first offshore wind farm offshore Block Island. Due to the bad weather, which is expected to last longer than anticipated, Deepwater Wind has decided to dock the barge carrying turbine foundations off a pier in the Quonset Business Park to […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind has received the final federal approval needed to build the Block Island Wind Farm – a project that remains on-track to be the first U.S. offshore wind farm. The project’s lead federal permitting agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACORE), has granted its approval of the Block Island Wind Farm. With ACORE’s permit, the […]

  • 21 March 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    U.S. National Grid has submitted a proposal to the Rhode Island Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC) for construction of a transmission system to connect Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Offshore Wind Farm to the mainland via a subsea cable. In 2012, National Grid and Deepwater Wind were negotiating an option for Deepwater to build […]

  • 13 January 2011

    Deepwater Wind has announced plans to construct the Deepwater Wind Energy Center (DWEC), the first of the “second generation” of offshore…   (altenerg) [mappress] Source: altenerg, January 13, 2011

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind revealed plans to develop the West Coast’s first-ever offshore wind farm – a project poised to become the world’s first commercial project to use cutting-edge floating foundation technology. Deepwater Wind entered into an agreement several months ago with Principle Power to complete the development of the 30-megawatt (MW) WindFloat Pacific project, using Principle Power’s groundbreaking WindFloat […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) staff has announced that it is is currently completing staff reports for the Deepwater Wind’s Block Island wind farm application, with Deepwater Wind Subcommittee meetings expected to be scheduled in early 2014 (January). The CRMC has accepted the amended application for Deepwater’s cable landing in Narragansett as well. […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) have announced an agreement that will further protect endangered North Atlantic right whales during the construction of the Block Island Wind Farm. After extensive discussions with CLF, Deepwater Wind has agreed to voluntarily adjust its planned construction period to minimize potential impacts to migrating North Atlantic Right Whales. […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind hailed yesterday’s determination by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) of “no competitive interest” for the transmission line connecting an offshore wind farm off the coast of Block Island to mainland Rhode Island. “Today’s announcement further solidifies our plan to bring reliable renewable energy to the residents of Block Island and the […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind unveiled plans for its newest project off the American coast yesterday, 31 July. The 144MW Revolution Wind, an offshore wind farm that would be paired with a 40MWh battery storage system provided by Tesla, is proposed to be built in Deepwater Wind’s federal lease site off the coast of Massachusetts.

  • 5 June 2013

    Deepwater Wind has issued the following statement on U.S. Department of The Interior’s final sale notice for offshore wind energy off Rhode Island and Massachusetts shores: “We are pleased that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is proceeding with the leasing process and that BOEM took into account the concerns raised by the State […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Environment

    Deepwater Wind CEO Jeffrey Grybowski will be giving the keynote address at the upcoming international symposium on marine spatial planning (MSP) that will be hosted at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography in Narragansett on October 6. The five wind turbines Deepwater Wind is just beginning to install off the Block Island […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind opened its Massachusetts office at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal on Friday, 10 February.

  • 28 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind has identified three locations for the assembly of foundations for its Revolution Wind offshore wind farm and is also seeking proposals from Massachusetts boat builders for the construction of purpose-built crew vessels.