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Vineyard Wind Taps DEME to Install Wind Turbines off US East Coast

Apr 01, 2021

U.S. offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind has contracted Belgium-based DEME for the offshore transport and installation of the wind turbine generators for the first largescale offshore wind installation in the United States.DEME's U.S. arm…

US Targets 30GW of Offshore Wind by 2030, 110GW by 2050

Mar 30, 2021

On Monday, March 29, the White House announced a government-wide effort to advance offshore wind, including 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030, 110GW of U.S. offshore wind by 2050 and the development of a sustainable local offshore wind supply chain…

US Vineyard Wind Project Clears Key Hurdle

Mar 08, 2021

The Interior Department completed its final environmental review of what would the first commercial scale U.S. offshore wind farm, it announced on Monday, clearing a key hurdle needed to permit the project off Massachusetts.The U.S. Bureau of…

U.S. Could Install Up To 11GW of Floating Offshore Wind by 2035

Feb 11, 2021

The U.S. offshore wind industry is set to flourish in the upcoming years due to planned fixed bottom turbine projects on the east coast, however, a floating wind boom is expected as well, a Danish offshore wind energy intelligence firm said Wednesday…

BOEM to Restart Permitting for Major US Offshore Wind Project

Feb 03, 2021

The Biden administration said on Wednesday it would restart permitting for the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, reversing a Trump administration decision that canceled the process late last year.The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management…

U.S. Offshore Wind Developer Asks Biden to Restart Permitting Process

Jan 26, 2021

Vineyard Wind, the developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, said on Monday it has asked the Biden administration to restart its permitting process after former President Donald Trump's government abruptly canceled it last month…

Permitting for Big US Offshore Wind Farm to Resume 'Very, Very Soon' -Avangrid CEO

Jan 20, 2021

The developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm said on Wednesday it will soon apply for a federal permit from President Joe Biden's administration, after former President Donald Trump's government abruptly canceled its initial application last month…

2020 Has Been a Big Year for US Offshore Wind

Dec 08, 2020

This has certainly been an active year for offshore wind, both in the U.S. and globally. Looking at the U.S. in particular, the East Coast is certainly giving cause for real optimism with a clear pipeline of state procurement targets indicating 12 gigawatts installed by 2030 and 29…

Vineyard Wind Picks GE's Haliade-X Offshore Wind Turbines for U.S. Project. Withdraws COP

Dec 02, 2020

Vineyard Wind, the company that plans to build the nation's first utility-scale offshore wind energy project over 15 miles off the coast of Massachusetts, has selected GE as its preferred supplier of wind turbine generators - the 13MW Haliade X type - for its Vineyard Wind 1 project…

Vineyard Wind Facing More Permit Delays

Nov 12, 2020

A federal agency said on Thursday it has again delayed a long-awaited environmental study crucial to permitting the first major U.S. offshore wind project, but final approval of the project is expected by mid-January.The study of the 800-megawatt…

Vineyard Wind Names Deputy CEO

Oct 05, 2020

Vineyard Wind, a company with plans to construct offshore wind farms in the U.S., has appointed Sy Oytan as Deputy Chief Executive Officer.Vineyard Wind is, a 50/50 joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners…

OWC's Engineering Support for U.S. Offshore Wind Developer

Aug 19, 2020

Offshore wind consultancy firm OWC, part of AqualisBraemar, will be providing engineering support for Mayflower Wind's offshore wind farm development in the U.S.In December 2018, Mayflower Wind,  the 50/50 joint venture between Shell and EDP Renewables…

Offshore Wind Challenge Participants Revealed

Aug 17, 2020

Climate tech startup incubator Greentown Labs and Vineyard Wind, developer of the first utility-scale offshore wind energy generation facility in the United States, have selected three startups for their Offshore Wind Challenge.The Offshore…

Massachusetts Institutions Get Grants for Offshore Wind Workforce Training

Jul 24, 2020

Massachusetts' Baker-Polito administration has this week announced $1.3 million in grants to nine Massachusetts institutions and organizations to establish or expand workforce training and development programs that support the state’s emerging offshore wind industry…

The Emerging U.S. Offshore Wind Industry in a Post-COVID-19 World

Jun 12, 2020

Join a webinar on June 17, 2020 for the global release of a major new market study on the depth, breadth and growth prospects of the Offshore Wind Market --  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_UR5uY1boTOKdAAcAXDbR4gJust when it was looking…

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