BOEM Resumes Environmental Review of Vineyard Wind Project

In support of the Biden administration’s goal to address climate change and promote offshore renewable energy production, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) says it intends to resume the environmental review of Vineyard Wind’s proposed offshore wind project and … Read More

Vineyard Wind Gives BOEM Green Light to Resume Permitting Process

Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind development company, has notified the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) that the company is rescinding its December 2020 request to withdraw the construction and operations plan (COP) for Vineyard Wind 1, allowing the federal … Read More

DOE: Funding Available to Support Offshore Wind Development

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says it is funding up to $14.5 million for environmental research to support U.S. offshore wind development.  This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will support regionally-focused, coordinated research efforts to increase understanding of the environmental … Read More

Dominion Energy Files CVOW’s Construction, Operations Plan

Dominion Energy has filed with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) the required construction and operations plan (COP) to build the 2,640 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project, the largest planned offshore wind farm in the U.S. … Read More

Avangrid Renewables Submits COP for First Phase of Kitty Hawk Project

Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID Inc., a developer of onshore and offshore wind in the U.S., has submitted a construction and operations plan (COP) to the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for the first phase of the … Read More

Vineyard Wind Names GE Renewable Energy as Preferred Turbine Supplier

Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), has selected GE Renewable Energy as its preferred supplier of wind turbine generators for its Vineyard Wind 1 project, the first utility-scale offshore wind installation in the … Read More

Dominion Energy: CVOW Ready to Enter Commercial Service

Dominion Energy says the two turbine, 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project, located 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, successfully completed reliability testing and is ready to enter commercial service to deliver renewable energy to … Read More

ECO, Orsted and Eversource Execute Agreement for SOV

Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO), Ørsted and Eversource have signed a long-term charter agreement for the provision of the first-ever U.S.-flagged Jones Act compliant service operations vessel (SOV).   The SOV will be engineered, constructed and operated by ECO as part of … Read More