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Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm Gets Final Federal Blessing

Jan 31, 2024

Dominion Energy, the developer of Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) farm, has secured the last two major federal approvals needed to begin the construction of the 2.6 GW project.The approvals are keeping the largest offshore wind farm in the United States on schedule to generate clean…

First OSS for 2.6GW US Offshore Wind Project Arrives to Denmark

Jan 23, 2024

The first of a total of three offshore substations (OSS) for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project has been delivered to Bladt Industries in Denmark, where it will now undergo further outfitting.The first 880 MW OSS has been shipped from Spain…

U.S. Approves Construction of 2.6 GW Offshore Wind Project

Nov 01, 2023

The U.S. Department of Interior on Tuesday approved the construction and operations plan for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, located approximately 23.5 nautical miles off Virginia Beach, VA.This is the fifth approval of a…

U.S. BOEM Completes Environmental Review of Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project

Sep 25, 2023

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said Monday it had completed its environmental review of the proposed Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project.“The completion of our environmental review marks another step towards…

First Monopiles for Giant U.S. Offshore Wind Project Set Sail

Sep 26, 2023

German offshore wind monopile maker EEW SPC said Monday that the first eight monopiles for the Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project in the U.S. were loaded at the Rostock quayside in Germany, and set sail for the U.S. on September 21…

US Committed to Tackling Offshore Wind Challenges -Intelatus

Oct 09, 2023

Despite the negative headlines around the longer-term prospects for the U.S. offshore wind segment, business intelligence company Intelatus Global Partners sees continued efforts by the federal government and, in particular, the East Coast states…

FACTBOX-US Offshore Wind Projects Facing Inflation Headwinds

Sep 12, 2023

The U.S. has no large-scale commercial wind farms in operation today, but President Joe Biden's administration aims to have 30 gigawatt (GW) installed by 2030 to help decarbonize the power sector and revitalize domestic manufacturing.The federal…

Offshore Wind: US Shipbuilders Answering the Call

Aug 24, 2023

It’s a big deal when a U.S. president visits an American shipyard, and these trips always send a message. When President Obama spoke at HII’s Newport News Shipbuilding in 2013, he warned of the consequences of sequestration. President Trump’s 2020 speech at Fincantieri Marinette Marine touted a $5…

UXO Survey Kicks Off Along Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Export Cable Route

Apr 26, 2023

U.S. offshore wind developer Dominion Energy is this week kicking off unexploded ordinance identification within the export cable corridor and the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) lease area located offshore of Virginia Beach, Virginia…

Luna Innovations' Monitoring Services for Largest Offshore Wind Project in US

Feb 24, 2023

Optical technology specialist Luna Innovations will provide monitoring services for what will become the largest offshore wind project in the United States - Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project. The company’s EN.SURE…

Crane for US-built WTIV Charybdis Heads to Texas

Feb 24, 2023

The crane for the first ever U.S.-built wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) is on its way to America.The 2,200mt Huisman leg encircling crane has been loaded onto BigLift Shipping's Happy Star for shipment to the Keppel AmFELS shipyard in Brownsville…

St. Johns Lays Keel for Second Atlantic Wind Transfers CTV

Jan 23, 2023

Palatka, Fla. shipbuilder St. Johns Ship Building held a keel laying ceremony on January 18 for the second in a series of up six new aluminum crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for Rhode Island-based Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) to service the offshore wind farm industry…

Norway's HAV to Design Service Operation Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Project

Jan 18, 2023

CREST has chosen HAV Group ASA’s subsidiary HAV Design to develop a newbuild service operation vessel (SOV) destined for a US offshore wind project.'The contract marks the U.S. breakthrough for HAV Design, which becomes the first European ship designer to develop an SOV for the U…

Crowley, ESVAGT to Build Service Operation Vessel for U.S. Offshore Wind Ops

Jan 17, 2023

U.S. maritime services company Crowley and Danish offshore service company ESVAGT will jointly build and operate a service operations vessel (SOV) under a long-term charter with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy. The vessel will serve in the U…

St. Johns Begins Building CTVs for Atlantic Wind Transfers

Sep 21, 2022

St. Johns Ship Building earlier this month began building the first in a series of new crew transfer vessels (CTV) for Rhode Island-based Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT).The Palatka, Fla. shipbuilder held a keel laying ceremony on September 8…

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