Charybdis Turbine Installation Vessel sets Course for the East Coast

Dominion Energy, Ørsted and Eversource have entered into an agreement for Ørsted and Eversource to charter Dominion Energy’s Charybdis, the first Jones Act-qualified offshore wind turbine installation vessel in the U.S., for the construction of two offshore wind farms in … Read More

Biden Administration Lays Out Comprehensive Offshore Wind Development Plans

The White House has unveiled a set of actions it is taking that aims to catalyze offshore wind energy, strengthen the domestic supply chain and create good-paying, union jobs. National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, Energy Secretary … Read More

AWT Delivers the Atlantic Endeavor CTV to Support CVOW Wind Farm

The Atlantic Endeavor crew transfer vessel (CTV), owned and operated by Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT), the first CTV operator in the U.S., has been delivered to support Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot wind farm. Chartwell Marine, headquartered … Read More

Keppel AmFELS Constructing Jones Act-Compliant Offshore WTIV

Keppel AmFELS, says it is currently constructing the first-ever Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), a key vessel for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry, which will be built to ABS Class. The 472-foot vessel is … Read More

Business Network for Offshore Wind Appoints New Senior Staff Members

The Business Network for Offshore Wind has selected three new members to its board of directors and three new senior staff members.  New board members from Dominion Energy (Mark Mitchell), DEME Offshore (Jan Klaassen) and Anbaric (Clark Bruno) join current … 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

Dominion Energy Reaches Construction Milestone on Offshore Installation Vessel

Dominion Energy has reached a major milestone – the keel laying – in the construction of the first Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel, currently being constructed by Keppel AmFEL, a global marine shipbuilding firm, at its Brownsville, … Read More

Northam Forms Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance to Build Wind Energy Workforce

Gov. Ralph Northam has formed Virginia’s first offshore and onshore wind workforce training collaborative, the Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance. The program will offer industry required certifications that are critical to the operations and long-term maintenance of wind projects. The New … 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

Virginia’s 12 MW of offshore wind ready for commercial operation

The 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project has completed reliability testing and is now ready to enter commercial service. The next significant regulatory step for the two-turbine project is to submit the final documentation to the Bureau of … Read More