Search results for: MassCEC

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25 October 2017

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has published an assessment of 18 Massachusetts ports and waterfront sites, and a supply chain directory of 320 state and regional small businesses that can contribute to the offshore wind industry.

15 February 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has awarded Ramboll Environ and team partners a contract to study untapped offshore wind energy potential within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

25 November 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has kicked of a search for underdeveloped waterfront sites within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that could be acquired and potentially improved through private investment to become suitable facilities to support near-term and long-term offshore wind activities. MassCEC is now seeking proposals from an engineering team with the necessary expertise to […]

23 December 2014 Business & Finance

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has released a request for proposals for professional marine terminal operators interested in managing and operating the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford, a soon-to-be-completed multipurpose marine terminal located in New Bedford Harbor. “Bringing on a professional operator to manage the facility will ensure that the terminal is fully-utilized […]

17 November 2014 Business & Finance

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) will host its twenty-fourth informational meeting regarding the construction of the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford tomorrow. The meeting will be held from 18:00 to 19:30 at New Bedford Public Library where tentative agenda will comprise terminal construction updates, project hiring updates and a question and answer session. The Terminal […]

24 December 2013 R&D

As part of the Patrick Administration’s efforts to support the development of an offshore wind industry hub in Massachusetts, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has announced the preliminary results of a multi-year study of marine wildlife and launched an effort to study the logistics of interconnecting offshore wind to the New England power grid. […]

30 August 2013

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, 6 – 8 p.m. The public meeting will include a presentation regarding construction and project updates and a question and answer session. The meeting also will feature a presentation by the project’s engineers […]

6 August 2013

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal from 6 – 8 p.m. today at the New Bedford Public Library. The public meeting will include a presentation regarding construction and project updates and a question and answer session. The meeting also will feature a presentation by […]

1 July 2013

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The meeting will be held in New Bedford Public Library on July 2, 2013. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation […]

4 June 2013

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. The terminal […]

1 May 2013

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal at the New Bedford Public Library on May 7. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support […]

31 March 2013

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational public meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. […]

15 March 2013 R&D, Technology

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) and the Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) have launched the sixth solicitation for the MassCEC Catalyst Program, which is aimed at commercializing the game-changing clean energy technologies coming out of Massachusetts. “These grants support Massachusetts clean energy innovations and help to expand the Commonwealth’s growing clean energy sector, which […]

1 March 2013 Business & Finance, Training & Education

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton has announced the availability of $640,000 in grants to fund clean energy-centered science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for students from kindergarten through high school. The grants, part of MassCEC’s Workforce Capacity Building Program, will target projects that help build STEM skills in elementary and secondary […]

19 February 2013

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton received three construction bids for the development of the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which once constructed, will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. MassCEC received bids from three contractors: Cashman Equipment Corp. of […]

28 December 2012

Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton McDevitt announced the release of the construction bid for the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. The announcement closely follows the project’s environmental approval on Nov. 19 by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the […]

27 July 2011 Environment, R&D

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), announced today that it is awarding contracts to the New England Aquarium and the College of Staten Island to collect migratory and habitat usage data on marine wildlife to help the Commonwealth and federal agencies evaluate sites […]

24 May 2019 Business & Finance

The U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind has expanded its membership with the addition of more than 90 new members. The new members range from large international companies to small businesses and include both offshore wind veterans and new entrants into the industry, the Network said. Some of the new members are Atlas Professionals, Dominion Energy, […]

23 October 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has signed an agreement to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal for a period of 18 months.

27 April 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

The deployment of 1,600MW of offshore wind is estimated to generate a total economic impact of between USD 1.4 billion to USD 2.1 billion in Massachusetts, according to a report by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC).

12 April 2018

By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty.[1] But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]

22 November 2017 Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

Commercial Development Company (CDC), a U.S. commercial real estate and brownfield redevelopment company plans to buy the retired Brayton Point Power Station in Somerset, identified as having big potential to serve the offshore wind industry. 

6 November 2017 Business & Finance, R&D, Vessels

An owner of a U.S. Jones Act compliant wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) needs a pipeline of at least 3,500MW of confirmed offshore wind projects on the U.S. East Coast to achieve a reasonable rate of return, a report by GustoMSC has shown.

2 November 2017 Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

The States of Massachusetts, New York, and Rhode Island released three reports today, 2 November, setting out the context for offshore wind development in the U.S. Northeast and revealing its potential economic development benefits.

21 November 2016 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education

The Holland Home of Wind Energy plans a new visit to Massachusetts in order to secure their part in the development of this US state's offshore wind potential after their most recent visit reportedly demonstrated that ''offshore wind is about to take off in the US, and Dutch companies could play a role in this sector.'' Back […]

25 October 2016 Authorities, Environment, R&D

The Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) offshore Massachusetts and Rhode Island avoid the high concentrations of protected species of whales, turtles and seabirds, according to the results of two new multi-year surveys carried out by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC). "BOEM remains deeply committed to ensuring that renewable […]