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  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Vineyard Wind offshore wind project has passed the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) review process following the certification of the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR). According to Vineyard Wind, the Massachusetts Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Matthew A. Beaton certified the FEIR for the 800MW project, which brought to the finalization of MEPA. The […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has set new dates for the public meetings regarding its Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project, which had previously been postponed due to the government shutdown. The first four meetings will be held in Massachusetts, with the first scheduled to begin on […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has contracted DNV GL and Ocean Tech Services to study the metocean conditions in the New York Bight area. Under the two multi-year contracts, the companies will support the deployment of two floating LiDAR systems mounted on buoys more than 20 miles off the Atlantic […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fugro will commence geophysical surveys at the Ocean Wind project offshore New Jersey this month, according to the project’s Notice to Mariners. Fugro’s 170-foot research vessel R/V Enterprise will carry out the investigations off the Atlantic and Cape May counties within the Northern section of the Ocean Wind lease area. The estimated duration of the works […]

  • 10 January 2019

    Markets Outlook: Business Network for Offshore Wind National offshore wind target  The U.S. Department of Energy’s Offshore Wind Technologies Market Update has reported that the current U.S. offshore wind energy pipeline grew to an estimated potential generating capacity of 25,824 megawatts (MW), with 21,225 MW under exclusive site control by developers. Major economic developments in […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    The Danish Energy and Climate Academy (ECA) and the University of Delaware have developed the Offshore Wind Skills Academy (OWSA) to provide education for the U.S. offshore wind market. The aim of OWSA is to prepare professionals from traditional energy industries, supply chain companies, regulators, investors, consultants and others who may be new in the offshore wind sector. […]

  • 1 January 2019

    Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has unanimously voted to reject the proposal to install the 25MW Nautilus offshore wind demonstration project off the coast of Atlantic City.

  • 17 December 2018
    Authorities

    U.S. Senators Ed Markey and Elizabeth Warren, of Massachusetts, and Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed, of Rhode Island, have called on the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to consider fishermen’s interest earlier in the siting process for offshore wind.

  • 11 December 2018
    Authorities

    A bill that would authorize offshore wind energy development in the Exclusive Economic Zone adjacent to US territories has passed the US House of Representatives.

  • 15 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    First power on all 56 turbines at Borkum Riffgrund II offshore wind farm has now been achieved and the German project will soon enter commercial operation. 

  • 8 November 2018

    The United States has a lot to offer on the digitization of offshore wind, especially regarding artificial intelligence which can make the supply chain more efficient and potentially speed up the permitting and siting processes, Liz Burdock, President and CEO of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, said in an interview with Offshore WIND.

  • 7 November 2018
    R&D

    The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) is hosting four workshops with the fishing industry to identify priorities for the assessment of impacts offshore wind has on fisheries and ecological conditions.

  • 5 November 2018

    By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Germany’s first offshore wind auction, in April 2017, was a watershed for the industry. Anticipating fierce competition, Ørsted and EnBW both pitched projects that would not require subsidy support, a concept undreamt of at the time. Since then, more than 2.5 GW […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is expecting a faster ramp-up of generation from the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm due to good progress on offshore construction which will be completed in the fourth quarter of 2018.

  • 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.

  • 9 October 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    The tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid/south) Sites III and IV will be opened for applications in January 2019 with a zero-subsidy opening round, according to the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl).

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has entered into a Host Community Agreement (HCA) with the Town of Barnstable in Massachusetts.

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has entered into an agreement with the D.E. Shaw Group to acquire a 100% equity interest in Rhode Island-based Deepwater Wind at a purchase price of USD 510 million.

  • 7 September 2018
    Authorities, Environment

    The US House Committee on Natural Resources has unanimously passed the Offshore Wind for Territories Act that would amend federal law to authorize offshore wind energy development in the Exclusive Economic Zone adjacent to all five US territories. The Natural Resources Committee has unanimously reported the bill to the full House of Representatives for consideration. […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    K2 Management has secured a construction monitoring contract for the 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK North Sea.

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    As of June 2018, the offshore wind project development pipeline in the United States includes 25,464MW of planned generating capacity, with projects totalling 2,000MW expected to commence commercial operation by 2023, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).

  • 6 August 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has announced that the research vessel Gerry Bordelon will conduct final geophysical studies on the site of the proposed Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

  • 25 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Gardline Limited is conducting geophysical survey operations at Equinor’s Empire Wind offshore wind project located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York.

  • 22 June 2018
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office (MEPA) has requested a supplemental filing to the Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) for the Vineyard Wind Connector project.

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    LOC Renewables, a part of LOC Group, has acquired a 70% stake in the French marine energy engineering company Innosea.