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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…

First Major US Offshore Wind Farm Reaches Permitting Milestone

Jun 09, 2020

The first major U.S. offshore wind farm, planned for the Massachusetts coast, reached a key permitting milestone on Tuesday with the release of a long-awaited federal environmental study that considers the project's impacts on fisheries and navigation…

Offshore Wind Challenge Open for Submissions

Mar 12, 2020

U.S. cleantech incubator Greentown Labs, and offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind have started accepting applications for their Offshore Wind Challenge. Greentown Labs and Vineyard Wind are seeking submissions from startups that are innovating in marine mammal monitoring…

Greentown, Vineyard Pact on Offshore Wind

Feb 20, 2020

The cleantech incubator in North America Greentown Labs and Vineyard Wind, developer of the first utility-scale offshore wind energy generation facility in the Northeast U.S., have entered a partnership to run a Greentown Launch accelerator program focused on offshore wind innovations…

COWI Wins Atlantic Shores OWP

Feb 19, 2020

Denmark-based international consulting group COWI has won a contract to provide a concept design of the electrical transmission infrastructure system for the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (ASOW) project located off the coast of New Jersey, New York…

Vineyard Wind to Miss Startup Target Over Permit Delay

Feb 11, 2020

Vineyard Wind, the developer of the first major U.S. offshore wind farm, said on Tuesday it will miss its target to start sending power to Massachusetts by 2022 due to lengthy federal permitting delays.The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, part of the U…

US Offshore Wind Capacity to Reach 20GW by 2030

Jan 21, 2020

Installed offshore wind capacity in US waters could reach 20 gigawatts by 2030 and annual investments in the sector could surpass $15 billion by the mid-2020s, according to new research by Rystad Energy.According energy research and business intelligence company…

Prysmian to Wire Chinese Offshore Wind Turbine

Jan 09, 2020

Italian multinational manufacturer of cables Prysmian Group has been awarded a contract by Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) for the supply of cables for DEC’s newest 10 MW offshore wind turbine prototype.The contract includes the supply of…

Senator Mulls Offshore Wind Job Pact

Dec 31, 2019

Senator of Massachusetts Edward J. Markey has called on Ørsted and Vineyard Wind to enter into Project Labor Agreements (PLA) for wind energy projects offshore Massachusetts and the larger East Coast.A PLA would ensure that newly created jobs in the offshore wind industry are good-paying and safe…

Sif Holding Sign Pact with Saint- Nazaire OWF

Dec 30, 2019

French civil engineering construction company Eiffage Métal SAS awarded Sif Holding n.v. the order for the delivery of 80 monopiles and the primary steel for 80 transition pieces (77 KTon steel) for the 480 MW Saint- Nazaire offshore wind farm (OWF) in France…

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