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  • 21 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and Eversource have placed a joint bid for a new offshore wind project in New York, named Sunrise Wind 2, in the state’s second offshore wind solicitation. The developers filed multiple proposals for the project with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) on 20 October, to provide different configurations for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 7 August 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Bay State Wind has revised a turbine layout pattern on a New England offshore wind farm in response to feedback from fishermen and community members. The change will accommodate historical fishing patterns, and help to provide greater ease of fishing within, and transiting through, the wind farm, Bay State Wind, a partnership […]

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

    Vineyard Wind has been selected as the winner of the 800MW offshore wind Request For Proposals in Massachusetts.

  • 29 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission has approved Ørsted and Eversource’s long-term power contract with National Grid for the 400MW Revolution Wind offshore wind project. According to Ørsted, the 400MW offshore wind farm will power more than 270,000 homes in Rhode Island, which is circa 25% of the state’s total electricity use. National Grid filed for […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Connecticut’s utilities Eversource Energy and United Illuminating have filed with the Public Utilities Regulatory Authority (PURA) executed power purchase agreements for the 804 MW Park City Wind Project developed by Vineyard Wind. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) selected the Park City Wind project in December 2019 to advance to contract negotiations […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Four proposers responded to New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation with a total of 18 bids, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA). As previously reported, Equinor submitted a bid to develop its Empire Wind project in response to the state’s solicitation to procure 800MW or more of offshore wind renewable energy certificates (ORECs). The second bid came […]

  • 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).

  • 5 September 2019
    Authorities

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will host a series of open house events in September to discuss New York’s recent awards for 1,696MW of offshore wind energy. NYSERDA staff will present details of the two announced projects: Empire Wind, owned and developed by Equinor US Holdings, Inc., and Sunrise Wind, […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Vessels

    Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted, and Eversource have signed a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever US-flagged, Jones Act-compliant Service Operations Vessel (SOV). The SOV will be engineered, constructed, and operated by ECO as an integral part of the operation and maintenance of the Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind, and Sunrise Wind […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Department of Energy Resources (DOER) has subsequently submitted a filing letter requesting that DPU approve the 20-year contracts with Eversource, National Grid, and Unitil.

  • 29 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has filed a petition to initiate a regulatory proceeding asking the New York Public Service Commission to authorize the 2020 offshore wind solicitation. As reported earlier this month, NYSERDA plans to issue the New York State’s second-ever offshore wind solicitation in 2020. The solicitation will […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Five developers have expressed intent to participate in the New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation targetting 800MW of capacity, according to the New York State Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA).

  • 31 May 2019
    Grid Connection

    The New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) is seeking public comment on a proposed electric transmission line which would connect the South Fork offshore wind farm to the state’s grid. Deepwater Wind South Fork, LLC, a subsidiary of Ørsted, is seeking authorization to install an approximately 3.5 mile submarine export cable from the New York State […]

  • 31 December 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has selected Ørsted’s Revolution Wind project to move forward to negotiate a fixed-price power purchase agreement (PPA) with the state’s power distribution companies for 0.42TWh per year equivalent to 100MW offshore wind capacity.

  • 2 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The utilities in the State of Massachusetts have issued the first Request for Proposals (RFP) to procure up to 800MW of offshore wind energy generation.

  • 22 April 2020
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Global design firm Stantec has been selected to lead the environmental permitting and assessment for the Sunrise Wind offshore wind project in New York. A joint venture of Ørsted and the U.S. Eversource Energy is developing the project approximately 30 miles east of Montauk Point, off Long Island. “This is an exciting project that, when […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) will issue its second solicitation for at least 1GW of offshore wind capacity in 2020, New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo said in his State of the State Address. The second solicitation could potentially yield ”substantially more” than 1GW in new capacity, according to the 2020 […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Authorities

    The Connecticut State Senate has unanimously approved the procurement of an additional 2,000MW of offshore wind energy. The House Bill 7156, An Act Concerning the Procurement of Energy Derived From Offshore Wind, will now be referred to Connecticut’s Governor Ned Lamont for signature into law. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is then expected to issue a request for proposal […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities

    The Governor of Connecticut Ned Lamont has signed the legislation approving the procurement of an additional 2,000MW of offshore wind energy in the state. The state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will now begin the request for proposal (RFP) process, followed by a public comment period. The RFP will also include the findings of the Commission of […]

  • 19 October 2017

    DONG Energy, soon to be officially renamed to Ørsted, has awarded Aqualis Offshore with a contract for supervision of geotechnical site investigation at the Ocean Wind offshore wind farm site, with an option for Aqualis Offshore to provide similar services for the Bay State Wind Farm project.

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The proposed Bay State Wind wind farm project will bring USD 1 billion direct investment to Massachusetts and will support the construction of the first purpose-built Jones Act-compliant installation and transportation vessels, the developers said.

  • 21 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted US Offshore Wind has received approval from Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority for a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for its Revolution Wind offshore wind farm.

  • 24 April 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York Public Service Commission (PSC) authorised the state’s Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to issue a solicitation for 1,000 MW or more of offshore wind capacity in 2020. The authorisation comes with the flexibility for NYSERDA to evaluate a range of bids for up to 2,500 MW of capacity. Still, it is […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bay State Wind and US healthcare provider Southcoast Health have begun negotiations on a power purchase agreement under which Southcoast Health would get electricity from Bay State Wind’s proposed offshore wind farm in Massachusetts.