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  • 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 […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind Rhode Island has hired David Muse as the company’s project director, where he will oversee the planning, logistics, procurement and management of the assembly and construction of the company’s planned offshore wind farms. Muse, a registered professional engineer in Texas, has more than three decades’ of experience in the oil, gas and coal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2014

    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 […]

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

    The Board of Trustees of the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) have decided to award power purchase agreements (PPAs) to eleven solar energy projects yesterday. One of the renewable energy projects expected to be selected by LIPA was the Deepwater Wind’s offshore wind farm. Last year, LIPA called for bids for 280 MW of renewable energy projects that […]

  • 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.

  • 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. […]

  • 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 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board is expected to approve a contract for New York’s first offshore wind farm this Wednesday, 25 January, according to the Citizens Campaign for the Environment. After receiving support for the project from environmentalists, labor groups, elected officials, civic organizations, and the public, LIPA is anticipated to vote yes on Deepwater […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), who were set to reach an agreement on the 90MW Deepwater ONE – South Fork project in July, are now expected to do so by the end of this year, according to the national media.  Namely, LIPA was expected to approve the offshore wind farm off Long […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Except the fact that former Governor Don Carcieri and legislative leaders backed both companies, executives of Deepwater Wind disapprove of any link to 38 Studios. news portal reported that Deepwater CEO William Moore said he thinks the two companies are not similar since there is no subsidy from any taxpayer or federal taxpayer until […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind, the developer of the first US offshore wind farm is proposing a new offshore wind project with two new battery energy storage systems for Long Island’s South Fork. Deepwater ONE – South Fork project includes a 90MW offshore wind farm comprising 15 turbines, and represents the first phase of a regional offshore wind farm the company is developing some 30 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Deepwater Wind, the developer planning two offshore wind farms in Rhode Island, has moved its corporate headquarters here from New Jersey. The company announced Monday that it is now based out of what was a satellite office at 56 Exchange Terrace in Providence. The office, which opened in April 2009 with only one employee based […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has received a unanimous approval from the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) for the 90MW Deepwater ONE South Fork wind farm, the nation’s largest offshore wind farm and the first one to be built off New York. Speaking ahead of the vote and to a room packed with the supporters […]

  • 14 January 2013

    Block Island homeowners, Maggie and Michael Delia, have filed an objection to Deepwater Wind’s (DWW) request to have the Coastal Resource Management Council waive a $700,000 plus application fee to examine possible permits for Deepwater Wind’s proposed $260 million wind farm and cable project in Block Island waters. Deepwater Wind has proposed to build a […]