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  • 7 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates will not get a two-year extension on its permits for two underwater power lines in Nantucket Sound, the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board decided on Wednesday. The final decision follows the board’s recommendation that the permits should not be extended by May 2017, as earlier requested by Cape Wind Associates. The board justified the decision by […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR Offshore North America LLC, has submitted a winning bid in the second Massachusetts offshore wind solicitation. Mayflower Wind anticipates that its 804MW ”low cost energy” project, located more than 20 miles south of Nantucket with expected start-up in 2025, will provide […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mayflower Wind, a joint venture between Shell New Energies and EDPR Offshore North America, is participating in the latest round of Request for Proposals (RFP) for long-term contracts for offshore wind energy projects in Massachusetts. The information was confirmed to Offshore WIND by a spokesperson for EDP Renewables North America. No further details on the joint venture’s […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Environment

    Massachusetts-based offshore wind developer Bay State Wind plans to provide more than USD 2 million in grants for research and programs to protect New England’s fisheries and whale populations.

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Global offshore wind farm developer Ørsted has officially opened an office in New York, the U.S. The new office will initially house approximately 10 team members, including one of the U.S. executive team members, with room for more as the New York-based operations grow. “We are thrilled to expand our global footprint and open our […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Oil & gas giant Shell has filed the required documents to qualify for bidding at an upcoming offshore wind lease sale in Massachusetts, due to take place this fall, according to Bloomberg Environment. 

  • 26 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vineyard Wind has submitted a set of commercial large- scale offshore wind proposals to Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDCs) as part of the state’s second Request for Proposals (RFP). The proposals include a required 400MW option and two options for the development of an 800MW project. “Vineyard Wind is very excited to submit these proposals, […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has finalized contracts for the Empire Wind and Sunrise Wind offshore wind projects. NYSERDA signed 25-year OREC purchase-and-sale agreements with the joint venture of Ørsted A/S and Eversource Energy for its 880MW Sunrise Wind and with Equinor for the 816MW Empire Wind. “New Yorkers know all too […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Bay State Wind has revealed plans to build and operate an offshore wind training center in New Bedford in Massachusetts, US.

  • 3 October 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    New York State has launched a Request for Qualifications process to upgrade port infrastructure that will be used for the local offshore wind sector. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), Empire State Development (ESD), and New York Department of Transportation (DOT) seek proposals for pre-qualification from port operators and market participants interested […]

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

    US-based offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has proposed to supply 200 megawatts from its Revolution Wind project to Connecticut.

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates might suffer another setback in their efforts to build a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, after the state’s energy agency recommended that the company’s permit for two underwater power lines should not be extended for two additional years, according to The Boston Globe. The developer said that the decision reached by the […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    A meteorological tower for US Wind’s 268MW offshore wind farm in Maryland is scheduled to be installed at the offshore project site in August 2018. The met mast will be delivered by Gulf Island Fabrication, which signed a contract with US Wind in March.

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates has dismissed its appeal against a decision by the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board to deny the company a two-year extension on permits for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland, according to local media. Cape Wind has reportedly instructed its attorneys not to proceed […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates has filed a court appeal against the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s decision not to extend the company’s permit for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland. The board decided not to extend the permit by May 2017 based on the developer’s inability to demonstrate that the project will enter construction phase by mid-2017, […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has called for 9,000MW of offshore wind energy to be developed in the U.S. state by 2035. The New York Governor proposed the quadruple of the current target of having 2,400MW installed by 2030 in his 2019 State of the State Speech. To complement the Green New Deal, Cuomo is directing […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Bay State Wind has entered into a Letter of Intent to work collaboratively with Massachusetts-based NEC Energy Solutions on developing an energy storage solution for its 800MW wind / 55 MW – 110 MWh energy storage combined project offshore Massachusetts, US.

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Mayflower Wind Energy has issued the public version of its bids into Massachusetts’ second round of the offshore wind development procurement process. Mayflower Wind, a joint venture of Shell New Energies and EDPR Offshore North America, submitted three 800MW proposals as well as a 400MW proposal. More specifically, these include the 408MW Mayflower Wind Project […]

  • 2 August 2019

    Here are the ten most read articles on Offshore WIND for the month of July 2019. Vattenfall Wins Second Dutch Zero Subsidy Offshore Wind Tender The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy has selected Vattenfall as the winner of the zero-subsidy Hollandse Kust (Zuid) III & IV offshore wind tender. GE Rolls Out […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vineyard Wind has officially submitted a bid in New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation for the Liberty Wind project which includes the option of up to 1.2GW of capacity to be developed. The Liberty Wind proposal includes project size options of 400MW, 800MW and 1,200MW which would be produced by turbines located 85 miles away from […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has selected Vineyard Wind to advance to contract negotiations for its 804MW Park City Wind project as part of the state’s Request for Proposals (RFP). The Park City Wind project will now enter into contract negotiations with the state’s two electric utilities, The United Illuminating Company […]

  • 14 June 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The State of Connecticut has selected Deepwater Wind’s 200MW Revolution Wind project under the recent Clean Energy Request for Proposals, marking the state’s first procurement of offshore wind.

  • 25 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Wind turbine maintenance company GEV Wind Power will make Rhode Island the home of its US headquarters. GEV will create approximately 125 jobs consisting of blade technicians, support staff and management. “Rhode Island is a national leader in offshore wind, and I’m thrilled that GEV Wind Power is choosing our state for its U.S. headquarters,” said […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Bay State Wind, the US-based 50-50 partnership between Ørsted and Eversource developing an offshore wind project in Massachusetts, has entered into an agreement with the steel pipe manufacturing specialist EEW to open and staff a Massachusetts facility to manufacture offshore wind turbine foundations.

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    States along the US East Coast are seeking to procure more than 19,300MW of offshore wind capacity through 2035, according to an analysis from S&P Global Market Intelligence and S&P Global Platts. Legislation, regulation and, now, approved power purchase agreements are encouraging the development of the new capacity, though only 30MW of offshore wind resources […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Training & Education

    Three Massachusetts-based institutions for higher education have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), called Connect4Wind, to share resources and collaborate on the development of curriculum and programs centered on the offshore wind energy sector.