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  • 3 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource have through their joint venture, Bay State Wind LLC, submitted a bid to build Connecticut’s first offshore wind farm, in response to the state’s request for proposals for offshore wind energy generation.

  • 12 February 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    Construction is expected to begin in early 2021 and be completed by August 2022.

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted U.S. and Eversource have broken ground on their new office in New London, Connecticut. The joint venture partners are opening the office in downtown New London to support their portfolio of projects across the U.S. Northeast and future work out of New London State Pier. To remind, Ørsted and Eversource recently submitted a bid to […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted and Eversource are planning to make more than USD 100 million in direct financial commitments in Connecticut if their Constitution Wind project is selected in the state’s Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind generation. According to the developers, Constitution Wind’s economic development commitments will strategically invest in local port infrastructure for direct use […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued its first approval of an offshore wind Site Assessment Plan (SAP) to Bay State Wind, a utility-scale offshore wind project in Massachusetts located 15 nautical miles south of Martha’s Vineyard in the Atlantic Ocean.

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Ørsted and Eversource have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ThayerMahan to explore the provision of maritime wildlife monitoring and seabed surveillance services for the Revolution Wind wind project offshore Connecticut. The MOU with this Groton-based marine automation and monitoring innovator is said to reinforce Ørsted and Eversource’s commitment to utilize local vendors in […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has partnered with the Connecticut Port Authority and terminal operator Gateway to prepare State Pier in New London for the coming offshore wind projects in New England. The new partnership has committed to a public-private investment of USD 93 million to upgrade State Pier’s infrastructure and […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy is teaming up with Eversource Energy, a transmission builder from New England who has acquired a 50% ownership interest in Bay State Wind, to jointly develop the project planned off Massachusetts, the United States. The proposed offshore wind farm would be located approximately 15-25 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard in an area that […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Training & Education

    Ørsted US Offshore Wind and Eversource, owners of the Revolution Wind project, have pledged USD 4.5 million to support offshore wind education and supply chain development in Rhode Island. The funding will be invested locally, with USD 3 million dedicated for higher education around offshore wind programs led by the University of Rhode Island (URI), which […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Cable manufacturer Nexans, Eversource, and Ørsted have signed a framework agreement for North American offshore wind development. Under the agreement, Nexans secured an opportunity to provide up to 1,000 kilometres of export cables for several of Ørsted’s in the United States. The first delivery is expected by 2022 and the agreement extends until 2027. “Our […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed a three-week open house tour about the state’s recent awards for 1,696MW of offshore wind. NYSERDA presented details on the 816MW Empire Wind project, owned and developed by Equinor, and the 880MW Sunrise Wind, owned and developed by Bay State Wind LLC, a joint venture of Ørsted and […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has divested 50% of the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind projects and two lease areas off the coast of New England, U.S., to Eversource. According to Ørsted, the divestment of 50% of the offshore wind assets took place at a purchase price of approximately USD 225 million. Revolution Wind is set to deliver […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bay State Wind, a partnership between Ørsted (DONG Energy) and Eversource developing the Bay State Wind offshore wind farm offshore Massachusetts, has opened an office in New Bedford.

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The State of Massachusetts has passed over Deepwater Wind’s Revolution Wind offshore wind project in the first of two requests for proposals under the Massachusetts Clean Energy initiative.

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has conditionally received a record wind turbine order for 1,714MW from Ørsted and Eversource encompassing three US offshore wind projects. The signed conditional contract is the largest US offshore wind power order to date, Siemens Gamesa said. It covers the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Grid Connection

    Ørsted and Eversource Energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Con Edison Transmission to support the development of the transmission facilities needed to deliver the energy produced by the proposed Sunrise Wind offshore wind farm to the New York grid. The MoU also gives New York’s transmission developer an eventual right to acquire the offshore portion […]

  • 21 December 2017
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    After Vineyard Wind and Avangrid Renewables announced they filed an offer in response to the Request for Proposals by Massachusetts utilities, Bay State Wind (a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource) and Deepwater Wind informed they proposed to deliver electricity generated by their offshore wind projects to Massachusetts consumers under the 83C solicitation.

  • 1 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Joint venture partners Eversource and Ørsted have submitted their Constitution Wind project bid in response to Connecticut’s Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation. Constitution Wind included several project proposals that offer Connecticut flexibility in selecting its next offshore wind project, the developers said. The project, located 65 miles off the coast of […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The State of New York has selected Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource Energy, and Equinor to develop two separate offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.7GW. Sunrise Wind Bay State Wind’s Sunrise Wind was selected to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Authorities

    The Connecticut House of Representatives has voted 134-10 in favour of legislation authorizing the development of 2,000MW of wind capacity offshore Connecticut. The legislation, House Bill 7156, An Act Concerning the Procurement of Energy Derived From Offshore Wind, will next be referred to the State Senate. It ensures that the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) must […]

  • 30 June 2017

    On 29 June, five Massachusetts electric distribution companies, in coordination with the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER), issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for 400MW, and up to 800MW, of offshore wind generation and associated transmission projects to enter into long-term contracts of 15 – 20 years.

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    World’s leading offshore wind developer DONG Energy has officially opened its U.S. headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts.

  • 25 April 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts electric distribution companies Eversource Energy, National Grid and Unitil have extended the date for selection of offshore wind projects under the Section 83C of the Green Communities Act from 23 April to 23 May due to multiple reasons, including the fact that there are some 20 proposals and some of them require more time due to their complexity.

  • 20 December 2017
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore wind developers with projects in the U.S. waters off Massachusetts have submitted their bids in response to a call made in June 2017, under which five of the state’s utilities have been seeking to procure a total of 400MW of offshore wind generation, with bidders allowed to offer up to approximately 800MW. The closing date for submitting proposals is today, 20 December.

  • 21 May 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Massachusetts state regulators and utilities are to decide this week which of the three proposed offshore wind projects is moving forward.

  • 15 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Bay State Wind, a proposed 400-800MW offshore wind project off Massachusetts, has been designated as a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST-41).