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The Port of New Bedford in Massachusetts has received a USD 15.4 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation which will be used for expanding and improving the infrastructure.
The Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts, has applied for a USD 15 million government grant to make room for an increase in activities, including offshore wind.
New Bedford's Mayor Jon Mitchell, spoke about the city's progress in offshore wind sector and highlighted the importance of offshore wind development for the city in his State of the City address on Thursday, March 21. “Today, thanks to the hard work of the residents, employees and supporters of our great City, there is much […]
At a meeting held on Tuesday in New Bedford, offshore wind development in Massachusetts Wind Energy Area was strongly supported by the attendees. The support is based on the fact that offshore wind projects will bring great economy boost and job creation, especially for the city’s young people. The focus of the meeting was federal […]
New Bedford hopes to be the staging port for Cape Wind’s 130 wind turbines, Mayor Scott W. Lang told Providence Business News on Tuesday. By Kimberley Donoghue (pbn) [mappress] Source: pbn, September 08, 2010;
US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has signed an agreement to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal for a period of 18 months.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is hosting three public meetings to discuss the feedback received from the Call for Information and Nominations published in April to obtain information on potential offshore wind energy leasing and development in the New York Bight.
Bay State Wind has revealed plans to build and operate an offshore wind training center in New Bedford in Massachusetts, US.
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. But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]
Bay State Wind, a partnership between Ørsted (DONG Energy) and Eversource developing the Bay State Wind offshore wind farm offshore Massachusetts, has opened an office in New Bedford.
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.
Deepwater Wind's 144MW Revolution Wind project will create approximately 700 direct regional construction jobs in and around the City of New Bedford, Massachusetts, the company announced.
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Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer vying to build the first utility-scale project off the coast of Massachusetts, will host a ribbon cutting and office warming reception at its facility on 700 Pleasant Street in New Bedford.
New Bedford, US, and Grimsby, UK, have signed a Memorandum of Agreement as the New Bedford port is looking to tap into the offshore wind opportunities same as Grimsby.
Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) has started working on modernising and rehabilitating Pier 2 at the Port of Davisville, after receiving an approval for a USD 50 million general obligation bond for the redevelopment of the pier in November 2016.
The US Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM) is preparing to hold the auction of the wind energy lease area off the coast of New York on 15 December, as planned. Namely, the wind lease sale was said to be delayed last week following a complaint filed to the federal court by fishing groups. However, BOEM […]
The auction of the wind energy lease area off the coast of New York has been delayed after fishing groups filed a complaint to the federal court yesterday, based on a concern about the impact a large-scale wind project will have on the access to prime fishing areas. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) was set to […]
Developers of the Cape Wind project have notified Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) that they are letting go of the lease for a marine terminal in New Bedford. The decision came after Cape Wind was asked by MassCEC to give the center an opportunity to make the best out of the terminal space this year, since […]
On Friday, September 12, Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick joined Cape Wind Associate’s Jim Gordon to announce that Cape Wind has entered into a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to stage its historic, first-in-the-Nation offshore wind project out of the South Coast Marine Commerce Terminal located on New Bedford harbor, a project […]
Over 1.5 million acres off the Atlantic coast already designated for wind energy development could generate over 16,000 megawatts of electricity (MW), enough to power over five million homes, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) released today with the support of over 40 cosponsoring organizations and leaders from business, labor, […]
The U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development Matt Erskine has announced a $200,000 U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant to the New Bedford Economic Development Corporation, in New Bedford, Massachusetts. The grant will support the creation of an advanced port development and redevelopment plan that will guide the city as it works […]
New Bedford officials are fighting against a bill before the Massachusetts Legislature that could, according to them, threaten the plans city has in terms of offshore wind energy, writes the South Coast Today News portal. Namely, the bill would require Massachusetts utilities to collectively purchase 2,000 megawatts of renewable energy. Besides wind energy, both onshore […]
At the 82ndWinter Meeting of The United States Conference of Mayors, New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell was named Vice Chairman for Renewable Energy of the U.S. Conference of Mayors Energy Committee. The Energy Standing Committee is one of eleven Standing Committees that formulate the Conference of Mayors' positions on important topics and is focused on […]
A delegation from Bremen visited New Bedford last week and met with the city’s officials to discuss Bremen’s experience and possible cooperation in the offshore wind logistics branch. The delegation was membered by Jens Eckhoff, president of the Foundation for Offshore Wind Energy; Frank Dreeke, CEO of BLG Logistics; Jonathan Mitchell, Mayor of New Bedford; […]
Massachusetts and New Bedford officials have announced establishment of a new committee for South Terminal project and offshore wind industry, reports South Coast Today. The new committee will track job growth for these projects. Bill White, director of offshore wind sector development at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center said: "We want to review the project […]