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Vineyard Wind Backs Offshore Fishing Transit Corridor

Dec 12, 2018

Offshore wind energy specialist Vineyard Wind formally endorsed a transit corridor plan for fishing vessels in federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts and Rhode Island that has been previously supported by fishermen from Massachusetts…

MHI Vestas Hires US Offshore Vet

Nov 28, 2018

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MVOW), a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Vestas Wind Systems, has announced the appointment of Jason Folsom, the US offshore wind veteran.Folsom, a respected offshore wind expert with extensive new…

COWI Expands in US Offshore Wind Energy

Nov 15, 2018

In a major developement, international consulting group COWI announced it plan to increase its presence in the USA significantly with the consultancy contract with Vineyard Wind in Massachusetts – the first major US offshore wind energy project…

Iberdrola Inaugurates Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm

Oct 29, 2018

Iberdrola inaugurates the wind farm of Wikinger, located in Germany in the waters of the Baltic Sea, with an investment of 1,400 million euros.In its development have participated companies like the Asturian Windar, with the construction of 280 piles of 40 meters in length…

Fugro awarded contracts for US offshore wind work

Dec 04, 2017

Fugro has been awarded contracts by Ørsted to undertake geotechnical investigations at two large-scale offshore wind development sites. Ørsted is pursuing the development of these two new projects - Bay State Wind, located 15mi off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard…

Deepwater Wind plans 144 MW offshore wind, storage project

Aug 01, 2017

US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has unveiled plans for a 'utility-scale' offshore wind and energy storage project offshore Massachusetts.  Revolution Wind would be a 144 MW wind farm paired with a 40 MW hour battery storage system provided by Tesla…

Reduce, reuse, recycle

Jul 01, 2017

While offshore wind has taken off rather successfully in Europe – the US offshore wind industry has some way to go. Karen Boman reports on how existing offshore oil and gas technologies can be applied on offshore wind projects in the states…

JV in Massachusetts wind energy development

May 11, 2017

Avangrid Renewables and Vineyard Wind have formed a strategic partnership to jointly develop a large scale wind energy project off the coast of Massachusetts.  Last summer, Massachusetts required utilities to procure 1600 MW of clean…

Fugro to probe US offshore wind development option

Oct 26, 2016

Fugro has been awarded the contract by Vineyard Wind, formerly named OffshoreMW, to perform a marine geotechnical site investigation within its wind development lease, offshore Massachusetts. Fugro’s state-of-the-art, 105m drilling vessel M/V Fugro Synergy will perform the study…

Cape Wind closer to a decision

Feb 16, 2010

More than eight years after the project was announced, the Obama administration is pushing for a final resolution that would allow installation of the first major offshore wind farm in the US.Threatening to ‘take the steps necessary to bring the permit process to conclusion…

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