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  • 30 December 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kitty Hawk offshore wind farm can be expected to deliver substantial economic growth and employment to Virginia and North Carolina, according to the project’s economic impact study (EIS), with nearly 1,000 jobs to be created once the wind farm is operational. Along with the USD 2 billion in economic impact between 2021 and 2030, […]

  • 15 December 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has submitted a Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the first phase of its Kitty Hawk offshore wind project. The COP also includes findings from an economic impact study (EIS), which anticipates that Kitty Hawk will generate USD 2 billion in economic impact between 2021 […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has submitted an application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for permission to install equipment to measure wind speeds and sea conditions at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease off North Carolina. The permission is expected to be granted in spring 2020, Iberdrola, Avangrid Renewables’ parent company, said. The developer completed geophysical […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) signed Avangrid’s offshore wind lease for the 122,405-acre Kitty Hawk site off North Carolina on 10 October. The lease will go into effect on 1 November 2017.

  • 16 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Update: Another bidder drops out of the race for the North Carolina offshore wind lease area in Round 17. The winning bid was USD 9,066,650.

  • 3 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian energy company Northland Power will not be submitting a bid to develop an offshore wind project off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina this March.

  • 18 January 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a commercial wind lease sale for the 122,405-acre area offshore Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on 16 March 2017, and has identified nine companies as eligible to participate in the auction.

  • 29 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold a seminar and a public meeting in North Carolina to discuss the recently announced Proposed Sale Notice (PSN) and Request for Interest (RFI) for 122,405-acre Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA). The PSN and RFI requests that any prospective bidders already qualified for commercial wind energy development offshore North […]

  • 15 August 2016

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has proposed a lease sale for 122,405-acre Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA) off North Carolina for commercial wind energy leasing.  The Kitty Hawk WEA begins about 24 nautical miles from shore and extends about 25.7 nautical miles in a general southeast direction. It contains 21.5 Outer Continental Shelf blocks. […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Southeastern Coastal Wind Coalition (SECWC) commends BOEM’s efforts to move the offshore wind industry forward in the Southeast, as the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) released an Announcement of Area Identification for North Carolina yesterday, defining three Wind Energy Areas (WEA) totaling 307,590 acres.  The WEAs announced were refined […]

  • 15 February 2013

    The Town Council of Kitty Hawk, a town on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, made a request to the federal government last month, asking for any offshore wind project that would be built there to be at least 20 miles away from the coast. The designated area off Kitty Hawk is located 6 miles […]

  • 20 March 2017

    After Avangrid Renewables, which recently built North Carolina’s first onshore wind farm, won the rights to develop an offshore wind project off Kitty Hawk for more than USD 9 million, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) hailed the potential effect of the offshore wind industry on the state’s economy.

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the United States only starting to chart its wind turbine arrays installed at sea, Iberdrola has been developing these projects across Europe for a while, and has now open doors to the American offshore wind sector through its US renewable energy division Avangrid Renewables, which won the rights to build an offshore wind farm off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, on 16 March.

  • 8 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    After Northland Power withdrew from the upcoming US offshore wind auction for a site off Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, Outer Banks Ocean Energy and Shell, which are also among the nine eligible bidders for the area, will not participate in the commercial lease sale to be held on 16 March, the Triangle Business Journal writes.

  • 6 November 2020
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has reported a revenue increase at its Offshore Energy business in the third quarter of 2020, compared to the previous two quarters, but also a drop in its order book to EUR 1.3 billion (EUR 1.47 billion at the end of June). The company noted a strong contribution from the seabed intervention unit, while […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Training & Education

    A workforce training collaborative has been established in the U.S. State of Virginia to offer certifications required for operations and maintenance of offshore and onshore wind farms. The Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance, announced by Virginia’s Governor Ralph Northam on 14 October, will bring courses certified by the Global Wind Organization (GWO) and wind technician training […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment, Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables, the developer of the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project, has opened a new Virginia field office to support project development and help ignite a new industry off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina. Kitty Hawk is a proposed offshore wind energy project to be built approximately 27 miles from the Outer Banks […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Duke Energy, a North Carolina-headquartered electric power holding company, does not see offshore wind as having big enough potential until the end of the next decade, according to information from the company’s recent earnings call. Responding to a question asked by a Goldman Sachs analyst Michael Lapides, who inquired about the role offshore wind played […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    UK-headquartered consultancy company BVG Associates has been awarded a contract by the North Carolina Department of Commerce to assist the agency with an offshore wind industry supply chain and infrastructure assessment. BVG Associates will help the Department research and develop an inventory of businesses, organizations, and physical infrastructure best positioned to promote offshore wind development […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Horizon Geosciences has started geotechnical investigations at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project off North Carolina, U.S. The six-week work will be carried out by Kommandor Susan and will consist of geotechnical borehole drilling and sampling. In May 2017, Avangrid Renewables secured the rights to develop the 122,405-acre lease area. It has a potential generating capacity of […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The North Carolina Department of Commerce has launched a comprehensive project to assess the state’s supply chain and physical infrastructure best positioned to promote local offshore wind development. The supply chain and infrastructure assessment will identify strengths and opportunities to prepare North Carolina to serve the needs of the wind energy industry.  The study will […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables has deployed a floating LiDAR at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease off North Carolina, US. The WindSentinel FLiDAR by AXYS Technologies will measure and collect data on wind speeds and sea conditions at the 122,405-acre lease area until June 2021, Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind, the project developer, said. Offshore aerial surveys and […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk & Suffolk Unlimited is looking to export its supply chain expertise to the U.S. offshore wind market. A preliminary online event organized with the City of Virginia Beach saw 20 local businesses meet with operators and developers involved in the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. At the sessions, OrbisEnergy, East of […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind farms developed and owned by Spain-based Iberdrola have produced 1,119 gigawatt-hours (GWh) during the first quarter of 2020. Iberdrola’s total installed offshore wind capacity stood at 1,174 MW on 31 March. In the United Kingdom, the company’s offshore wind farms generated 680 GWh, up 203.4% compared to the same period last year, […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Geophysical surveys at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project off North Carolina are being completed along with the associated cable-laying, Iberdrola said. According to Iberdrola’s 2019 financial results, the project is continuing apace and high-definition digital bird surveys have been carried out over the last 12 months. The company’s subsidiary Avangrid Renewables submitted an application to the U.S. Bureau […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Avangrid Renewables is conducting geophysical surveys at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind lease area off the coast of North Carolina, U.S. The work is being carried out in and near the wind lease area and proposed cable corridor from Sandbridge, Virginia, to the east of Corolla, North Carolina. The purpose of the surveys, scheduled for […]