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The New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) is seeking public comment on a proposed electric transmission line which would connect the South Fork offshore wind farm to the state's grid. Deepwater Wind South Fork, LLC, a subsidiary of Ørsted, is seeking authorization to install an approximately 3.5 mile submarine export cable from the New York State […]
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold public meetings in early November to help inform the environmental review of Deepwater Wind's 90MW South Fork offshore wind farm project.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will publish a Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Construction and Operations Plan for the South Fork Wind Project offshore Rhode Island.
Deepwater Wind is currently preparing to submit more than 20 local, state and federal applications for its South Fork offshore wind farm in early 2018 and has now opened an office in East Hampton, New York, to support the development of the project, according to U.S. media.
Seabed surveys at the South Fork offshore wind farm site in the state of New York will commence in late May/ early June.
New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday called on the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to approve Deepwater Wind's South Fork offshore wind farm. LIPA has indicated that contract negotiations are close to final, and the 90MW project will be voted a meeting on 25 January. In his State of the State address, Governor Cuomo […]
Deepwater Wind and the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA), who were set to reach an agreement on the 90MW Deepwater ONE – South Fork project in July, are now expected to do so by the end of this year, according to the national media. Namely, LIPA was expected to approve the offshore wind farm off Long […]
US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind is beginning a new phase of work that will help inform the design and locations of the turbines at the South Fork Wind Farm and Revolution Wind projects.
US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has indicated its interest in establishing a hub on the Brooklyn waterfront to support its South Fork Wind Farm and future projects off New York, subject to necessary approvals.
Siemens Gamesa has conditionally received a record wind turbine order for 1,714MW from Ørsted and Eversource encompassing three US offshore wind projects. The signed conditional contract is the largest US offshore wind power order to date, Siemens Gamesa said. It covers the supply, delivery, and installation of SG 8.0-167 DD wind turbines including service agreements […]
The State of New York has selected Bay State Wind, a joint venture between Ørsted and Enersource Energy, and Equinor to develop two separate offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of around 1.7GW. Sunrise Wind Bay State Wind's Sunrise Wind was selected to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an […]
Ørsted has divested 50% of the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind projects and two lease areas off the coast of New England, U.S., to Eversource. According to Ørsted, the divestment of 50% of the offshore wind assets took place at a purchase price of approximately USD 225 million. Revolution Wind is set to deliver […]
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 is estimated at 25,464MW, with 14,585MW under exclusive site control by developers. The United States does not have a federal energy policy with goals for offshore wind, but the […]
Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has selected Ørsted's Revolution Wind project to move forward to negotiate a fixed-price power purchase agreement (PPA) with the state's power distribution companies for 0.42TWh per year equivalent to 100MW offshore wind capacity.
US-based GZA GeoEnvironmental has begun a multi-million dollar offshore geotechnical engineering program for Deepwater Wind in Rhode Island Sound at the sites of the proposed South Fork Wind and Revolution Wind projects. Working from a 200-foot class lift boat mobilized earlier this month from Quonset Point, Rhode Island, a 28-person GZA-led crew is now taking and […]
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has called on the US Department of Interior to delineate and lease at least four new wind energy areas recommended by the state's Offshore Wind Master Plan.
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 […]
New York State Building & Construction Trades Council has joined the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA) in support of the effort to make New York the national leader in offshore wind.
New York’s business, environmental, labor, and community leaders gathered yesterday, 14 August, in Rockaway Beach in support of Governor Cuomo’s plan to make offshore wind a key component of the state’s strategy to increase renewable energy and stimulate economic development. This coalition has come together in advance of a series of New York City public […]
Deepwater Wind unveiled plans for its newest project off the American coast yesterday, 31 July. The 144MW Revolution Wind, an offshore wind farm that would be paired with a 40MWh battery storage system provided by Tesla, is proposed to be built in Deepwater Wind’s federal lease site off the coast of Massachusetts.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is hosting a series of public information meetings on offshore wind in Long Island.
Maryland Offshore Wind Industry Breakfast attracted more than 150 local companies who met with representatives form Deepwater Wind and US Wind to discuss their potential involvement in the two projects currently in contention for the state's Offshore Renewable Energy Credit (OREC), the Business Network for Offshore Wind, the organiser of the event, said.
Maryland's Public Service Commission will hold two public hearings on two offshore wind farm projects proposed by US Wind and Deepwater Wind in March.
US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind opened its Massachusetts office at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal on Friday, 10 February.
The Maryland State Senate, in conjunction with the House of Delegates earlier this week, voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act. The bill, which was vetoed last May, will increase and accelerate the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) requirement from 20 percent by 2022 to 25 percent by 2020, […]