Vineyard Wins as Connecticut Chooses 804MW Offshore Wind Project

Vineyard Wins as Connecticut Chooses 804MW Offshore Wind Project

That was followed this year by a quartet of solicitations in New Jersey, New York, a second one in Massachusetts, and now Connecticut — handing projects to a list of developers that includes Ørsted, Equinor and Mayflower Wind (a joint venture of Shell New Energies and EDP Renewables).

A Silver Lining in Vineyard Wind’s Delay?

A Silver Lining in Vineyard Wind’s Delay?

Speaking two weeks ago at an industry event hosted by FTI Consulting in New York, Hunsberger noted that BOEM has not yet breached the two-year permitting window given by President Donald Trump to federal agencies to complete their environmental reviews for major infrastructure projects.

Shell and EDPR Win Massachusetts’ Second Offshore Wind Tender

Shell and EDPR Win Massachusetts’ Second Offshore Wind Tender

Massachusetts on Wednesday selected an 804-megawatt project backed by Mayflower Wind, a joint venture of Shell and EDP Renewables, as the winner of its second offshore wind procurement.Mayflower's win comes a year and a half after Massachusetts awarded an 800-megawatt project in its first solicitation to Vineyard Wind.

Vineyard’s Delay Exposes Challenges for Fast-Moving US Offshore Wind Market

Vineyard’s Delay Exposes Challenges for Fast-Moving US Offshore Wind Market

On Monday, developer Vineyard Wind confirmed that it would delay its 800-megawatt project with a contract to sell power into Massachusetts, after the federal government postponed approving the final environmental impact statement (EIS).

Trump delay casts doubt on first major US offshore windfarm

Trump delay casts doubt on first major US offshore windfarm

The Trump administration cast the fate of the nation’s first major offshore wind farm into doubt by extending an environmental review for the $2.8 billion Vineyard Wind project off Massachusetts.

Wood to advise on offshore windfarm near Martha’s Vineyard

Wood to advise on offshore windfarm near Martha’s Vineyard

Aberdeen-headquartered energy services firm Wood has been chosen to advise on a new windfarm being constructed near Martha’s Vineyard. Wood will act as technical advisor for developers Vineyard Wind in a four-year contract, assisting in design, construction and operation strategies, as well as the funding process.

DPU approves Vineyard Wind contracts

DPU approves Vineyard Wind contracts

BOSTON – State public utility regulators have approved long-term offshore wind contracts between Vineyard Wind and electric distribution companies in Massachusetts, giving the offshore wind farm developer a crucial approval needed to start construction by the end of the year.

Four bidders propose offshore wind farms for New York

Four bidders propose offshore wind farms for New York

Among new proposals for the state bid is a project called Liberty Wind by Vineyard Wind and Anbaric Development Partners that would be located about 85 miles from the nearest New York shore, a spokeswoman said.

Windfarm to give whales right of way

Windfarm to give whales right of way

Vineyard Wind, which is building the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S., has agreed to halt some construction activity between January and April, during the period when some endangered North Atlantic right whales are most likely to pass through the area.

‘Sea change’ in the US market an agenda item at OWJ conference

‘Sea change’ in the US market an agenda item at OWJ conference

Vineyard Wind has agreed to produce electricity for an average price of US$0.085 per kilowatt hour (kWh) for 20 years, a price that defied most expectations and comes in at about a third of what wind-powered energy costs at Block Island Wind Farm, a small installation that to date is the only operating offshore wind power producer in American waters.” As IEEFA’s analysts noted, the Vineyard Wind price is also striking relative to New England wholesale power price spikes.

With Vineyard Wind, the U.S. Finally Goes Big on Offshore Wind Power

With Vineyard Wind, the U.S. Finally Goes Big on Offshore Wind Power

“Vineyard Wind’s price is a game changer,” says Bill White , who spoke to IEEE Spectrum in September, when he was senior director of offshore wind development at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center .

Project Update: Final Environmental Impact Report Submitted to MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Project Update: Final Environmental Impact Report Submitted to MA Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

(New Bedford, MA; December 18, 2018) – Vineyard Wind today announced that it has submitted a Final Environmental Impact Report (FEIR) to the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA), taking a final step in the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act (MEPA) review process for the proposed 800 megawatt (MW) offshore wind generation and transmission project.

New Jersey Approves Largest Single-State Offshore Wind Solicitation to Date

New Jersey Approves Largest Single-State Offshore Wind Solicitation to Date

The Vineyard Wind bids came in extremely low, thanks in part to the federal Investment Tax Credit, which is available to large wind projects that commence construction before the end of the year, said Anthony Logan, North America wind power analyst at Wood Mackenzie.