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  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and the US utility Dominion Energy have signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for the 12MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project.

  • 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 […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Dominion Energy has selected Siemens Gamesa as the preferred turbine supplier for its 2.6GW offshore wind project in Virginia, the U.S. Siemens Gamesa will supply the turbines from its Offshore Direct Drive platform, with the final amount to be determined during a later phase of the early development period. A long-term service and maintenance agreement […]

  • 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.

  • 13 August 2018
    Authorities

    The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) has scheduled a hearing to obtain public testimony on Dominion Energy’s proposed Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

  • 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.

  • 3 August 2017
    Authorities, Environment

    More than 50 elected officials, small businesses, community groups, environmental organizations, and health professionals have sent a letter to Virginia’s Governor Terry McAuliffe calling on him to embrace offshore wind as a key part of the Commonwealth’s energy plan.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Authorities, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Virginia-based Dominion Energy plans to seek approval from the State Corporation Commission (SCC) for its proposed Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project later this summer.

  • 13 April 2020
    Authorities

    Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam has signed the Clean Economy Act which requires at least 5.2 GW of offshore wind power to be developed in this U.S. state by 2034. The Virginia General Assembly passed this House Bill 1526 and Senate Bill 851 Clean Economy Act in March. The act provides that 5.2 GW of offshore wind generation is […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has announced that the research vessel Gerry Bordelon will conduct final geophysical studies on the site of the proposed Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

  • 10 March 2020
    Authorities

    The Virginia General Assembly has passed the HB 1526 Virginia Clean Economy Act which requires at least 5.2GW of offshore wind power to be developed by 2034. The bill passed the House of Delegates by a 51-45 vote, and the state Senate by a 22-17 vote. The legislation will now be sent to the desk […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    US electric utility company Dominion Energy Virginia has signed an agreement and strategic partnership with DONG Energy to build two 6-megawatt (MW) turbines off the coast of Virginia Beach.

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A consortium led by Dominion Energy is developing a Jones Act compliant installation vessel for the U.S. offshore wind sector. Funded by the consortium, the vessel is set to enter service in 2023 and operate on offshore wind projects located off the East Coast. According to the company, it will be equipped to handle all […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will conditionally supply SG 14-222 Direct Drive offshore wind turbines to the 2,640 MW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. This project will be home to Siemens Gamesa’s latest offshore turbine variant having the capability to produce up to 15 MW with a 222-metre rotor. The exact quantity […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]