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26 June 2019 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Denmark's Bladt Industries has signed a contract with the US-based Vineyard Wind LLC for fabrication and delivery of an offshore substation for the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm. The EPC contract covers the engineering, procurement, and construction of a 3,000-ton offshore substation and a 1,500 ton jacket foundation. Bladt Industries will execute the project in […]

25 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

Vineyard Wind has adjusted the final turbine array for its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S., by changing the location of three MHI Vestas 9.5MW units. According to Vineyard Wind, the design change eliminates three turbines located near Chappaquiddick and the Nantucket Historic District to create additional distance between turbines and important commercial fishing areas. […]

19 June 2019 Business & Finance

Vineyard Wind, the developer of an 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S., has opened a permanent office in Boston. According to Vineyard Wind, the new workplace will accommodate the company’s growing staff and provide a range of services for the 800MW wind farm and other projects in earlier stages of development. The company plans to […]

17 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Spain's Windar Renovables has won a contract to manufacture and deliver 84 transition pieces for the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm in Massachusetts, US. The contract covers the manufacture, certification, assembly, inspection, storage and delivery of the 84 transition pieces. The value of the contract is close to EUR 100 million and it will […]

22 May 2019 Environment

Vineyard Wind is seeking proposals for Passive Acoustic Monitoring Systems (PAMS) to help safeguard endangered North Atlantic right whales alongside transit routes of its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S. In the call, Vineyard Wind is looking for technology companies or academic institutions to provide and operationalize the PAMS to detect the presence of right […]

16 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind, LLC has awarded Prysmian Group with a contract  to provide a submarine power cable system for the 800MW Vineyard Wind project offshore Massachusetts. The value of the contract is approximately EUR 200 million, Prysmian said. With the notice to proceed expected at the end of 2019, Prysmian Group will be […]

10 May 2019 Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

The Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board (EFSB) has approved petitions filed by Vineyard Wind for construction and operation of electric transmission facilities within the Commonwealth that will deliver electricity generated at the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm to the regional power grid. Approval of the project’s transmission cables and interconnection substation by the EFSB, […]

2 May 2019 Business & Finance

Wood has secured a contract for the role of technical advisor on the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, the U.S. Under the four-year contract, Wood will act as the lender's technical advisor on behalf of developer Vineyard Wind LLC, owned by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Renewables. The company will provide technical advisory services […]

17 April 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved long-term contracts for 800MW of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and the Commonwealth’s electric distribution companies. “The approval of these contracts is an important step toward the completion of the largest offshore wind project in the country, which will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide Massachusetts […]

8 April 2019 R&D, Wind Farm Update

Vineyard Wind will implement recommendations from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) to guide the fisheries monitoring studies during the construction of the 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts. The recommendations will also be used to initiate longer-term studies as part of a regional approach to fisheries studies. SMAST’s studies […]

22 March 2019 Environment

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has sent a letter to BOEM expressing concern for the possible negative impacts the Vineyard Wind project could have on fisheries, marine life and habitats. The letter represents NOAA's public comment on BOEM's Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. NOAA stated that "the […]

21 March 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Offshore Construction Associates (OCA) has won a contract to provide installation management services for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project in Massachusetts, U.S. The contract follows 12 months of support by OCA’s UK business and is expected to create jobs and further employment opportunities in Boston and other locations in the U.S. until at least […]

21 March 2019 Business & Finance

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has issued the federal consistency concurrence for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project. The news follows Vineyard Wind's submission of a commercial fisheries mitigation proposal and a commercial fisheries biological assessment monitoring plan summary to CRMC. The Massachusetts office of coastal zone management is expected to issue […]

15 February 2019 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Vineyard Wind has officially submitted a bid in New York State’s first offshore wind solicitation for the Liberty Wind project which includes the option of up to 1.2GW of capacity to be developed. The Liberty Wind proposal includes project size options of 400MW, 800MW and 1,200MW which would be produced by turbines located 85 miles away from […]

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 […]

5 February 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Vineyard Wind LLC has filed an emergency motion to stay the conduct of the ISO New England (ISO-NE) LLC Forward Capacity Auction with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The developer of the 800MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind project has requested that the procedure, which started on 4 February, is halted until FERC responds to a petition […]

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 […]

25 January 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will reschedule public meetings for the 800MW Vineyard Wind wind projects offshore Massachusetts ''very soon'', according to David Bernhardt, the Interior Department's Acting Secretary. As previously reported, BOEM postponed public meetings scheduled for January due to the government shutdown. BOEM will use carryover funds which were previously appropriated […]

24 January 2019 Environment

Vineyard Wind has signed an agreement committing to implement protective measures for North Atlantic right whales during construction and operation of its 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. The U.S. company signed the deal to protect the critically endangered species with the National Wildlife Federation, the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Conservation Law Foundation. Among a […]

17 January 2019 Business & Finance, Environment

The U.S. Vineyard Wind is sponsoring a fisheries event in Massachusetts as part of its efforts to connect with the fishing industry in New England. The Massachusetts Lobstermen’s Association Annual Weekend and Trade Show began today, 17 January, and will be taking place until 20 January at the Resort and Conference Center of Hyannis. Representatives from Vineyard Wind are […]

15 January 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will postpone public meetings on its Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project originally scheduled for 15-17 January. The public meetings were scheduled to take place in Hyannis, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. The postponement is due to the government shutdown, BOEM said. The […]

7 January 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will be postponing public meetings on its Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Vineyard Wind project, originally scheduled for 8 and 9 January, due to the government shutdown. If the government shutdown continues into the morning of 14 January, the meetings scheduled for 15-17 January will be rescheduled as […]

28 December 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

Vineyard Wind is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the construction of its 800MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts.

27 December 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced a possible postponement of the public meetings related to the Notice of Availability (NOA) of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Vineyard Wind offshore wind project due to a lapse in funding.

19 December 2018 Business & Finance

Vineyard Wind has submitted the Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) for its proposed 800MW offshore wind project in the U.S.

14 December 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Offshore wind farms at three lease areas off Massachusetts will be built by Equinor (former Statoil), Mayflower Wind Energy (a joint venture between Shell and EDP Renewables) and Vineyard Wind. The three will secure 30-year concessions with a total of USD 405,100,000.