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Massachusetts selects mayflower wind energy’s 804 MW low cost energy proposal

Mayflower Wind Energy LLC (Mayflower Wind), a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) and EDPR Offshore North America LLC (EDPR), has been chosen by Massachusetts to supply 804 MW of clean, renewable energy from offshore wind to the electricity customers within the state, enough to power approximately half a million homes. This … Continue reading Massachusetts selects mayflower wind energy’s 804 MW low cost energy proposal

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Mayflower to deliver Massachusetts offshore wind farm

Massachusetts has chosen Mayflower Wind to develop an 804 MW offshore wind farm, following bid submissions filed in August. The project, located more than 20 miles south of Nantucket, is expected to start operations in 2025, according to the developer. Having presented the state with several bid options for the project with progressive levels of … Continue reading Mayflower to deliver Massachusetts offshore wind farm

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Iberdrola expects green light for its offshore wind energy project in the United States

2753/5000Ignacio Sánchez Galán, president of Iberdrola, visits New York these days as a representative of one of the world’s pioneering companies in renewable energies and within the framework of the Climate Summit organized by the UN. Iberdrola occupies a prominent place in the fight of climate change, as a company that twenty years ago detected … Continue reading Iberdrola expects green light for its offshore wind energy project in the United States

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US governors urge Trump to unlock Iberdrola’s offshore wind energy project

They defend the value of offshore wind power for the country’s economy, which has been able to attract some of the most sophisticated energy companies to invest in its coasts. The governors of five of the main states of the Eastern United States have urged the Government of Donald Trump to urgently resolve the blocking … Continue reading US governors urge Trump to unlock Iberdrola’s offshore wind energy project

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Developers Bid to Build Wind Farm Off Massachusetts

What do you do when your $3 billion plan to build a wind farm off the U.S. East Coast comes up against a major regulatory setback? Double the size of the project. At least that’s what Vineyard Wind LLC just did. Two weeks ago, the developer of an 800-megawatt offshore wind project near Massachusetts learned … Continue reading Developers Bid to Build Wind Farm Off Massachusetts

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Massachusetts Looks To Double Commitment To Offshore Wind energy

Massachusetts officials are recommending the state double its commitment to offshore wind projects. A report released Friday by the Department of Energy Resources calls for the state to move forward with an additional procurement of up to 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind capacity, or enough to power up to 1 million homes. That would be … Continue reading Massachusetts Looks To Double Commitment To Offshore Wind energy

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Iberdrola offshore wind energy project in the US gets key permit

A year ago, Vineyard Wind was awarded the development of this wind power project in waters of Massachusetts, which will involve an investment of about 2,800 million dollars (about 2,400 million euros) and represents the entry of Iberdrola into the ‘offshore’ wind farm market of the United States. United, thus marking a new milestone in … Continue reading Iberdrola offshore wind energy project in the US gets key permit

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Wood awarded technical advisor role on Vineyard offshore wind farm project

Wood has been awarded the role of technical advisor on Vineyard Wind, the first utility-scale wind farm located off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, an island in Massachusetts, USA. On completion, the 800MW offshore wind farm, which consists of 84 9.5 MW wind turbine generators (WTGs), will be able to meet the energy needs of … Continue reading Wood awarded technical advisor role on Vineyard offshore wind farm project

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Offshore wind energy: Wind farm in New England wins key approval

Vineyard Wind plans an 84 wind turbinet, 800-megawatt wind farm about 14 miles south of the Massachusetts island. A proposed $2 billion wind farm planned for federal waters off Martha’s Vineyard has received key approval from Rhode Island regulators. The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council in a unanimous vote Tuesday determined that the wind … Continue reading Offshore wind energy: Wind farm in New England wins key approval

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Ørsted divests offshore wind farm assets to Eversource

Ørsted has divested 50% of certain recently acquired offshore wind farm assets to leading New England utility Eversource for a purchase price of approx US$225 million. Since 2016, Ørsted and Eversource have been partners in the Massachusetts Bay State Wind offshore wind power project and with today’s announcement, the companies further strengthen their strategic 50-50 … Continue reading Ørsted divests offshore wind farm assets to Eversource

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Record-smashing auction dramatically expands Massachusetts’ offshore wind energy potential

Equinor, Mayflower Wind Energy, and Vineyard Wind placed winning bids totaling $405 million to begin planning wind farms. A highly-competitive auction for three offshore wind lease areas off the coast of Massachusetts concluded today with winning bids totaling a record-breaking $405 million dollars from Equinor; Mayflower Wind Energy, a Royal Dutch Shell and EDP Renewables … Continue reading Record-smashing auction dramatically expands Massachusetts’ offshore wind energy potential

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Iberdrola selects MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as supplier of wind turbines of first U.S. utility-scale offshore wind farm

Vineyard Wind announced that it has named MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred supplier for its 800-MW wind farm in federal waters south of Martha’s Vineyard and approximately 34 miles south of the Cape Cod mainland. The project will include the MHI’s V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbine. “MHI Vestas shares Massachusetts’ strategic commitment to affordable … Continue reading Iberdrola selects MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as supplier of wind turbines of first U.S. utility-scale offshore wind farm

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Seven states to double their wind power in near term as Q3 wind farm development picks up

Most powerful land-based wind turbines to date emerge as U.S. wind power continues strong growth. even states, from Nebraska to Massachusetts, will soon build enough wind turbines to more than double their capacity to generate clean and reliable wind energy, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2018 Market … Continue reading Seven states to double their wind power in near term as Q3 wind farm development picks up

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Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island offshore wind power projects move forward

Two major offshore wind farm projects off Massachusetts and Rhode Island are moving forward after selection in a clean energy procurement process conducted by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in which Rhode Island participated. The projects are Vineyard Wind’s proposed 800 megawatt (MW) offshore wind farm located 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard and Deepwater Wind’s … Continue reading Massachusetts, New Jersey and Rhode Island offshore wind power projects move forward

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Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

Vineyard Wind, a company owned 50% by Iberdrola (through its subsidiary Avangrid), has received authorisation from the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies (EDC) to build an offshore wind farm off the east coast of the United States. The wind farm will have an output of 800 megawatts (MW) and will be the first of Iberdrola’s large-scale … Continue reading Iberdrola enters the U.S. offshore wind market for the first time with an 800 megawatt macro-project

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Massachusetts to give green light to offshore wind farm

Massachusetts is set to take another step on the path to its first offshore wind farm. Wednesday is the deadline to announce which of three proposed wind projects — Vineyard Wind, Bay State Wind and Deepwater Wind — can move forward. In 2016, Republican Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bipartisan energy bill that authorized the … Continue reading Massachusetts to give green light to offshore wind farm

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2 areas off Massachusetts available for offshore wind energy

The Department of the Interior has announced that two additional areas located off Massachusetts are now available for commercial wind energy development. U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Friday that the area has tremendous offshore wind energy potential. He said the Trump administration supports “an all-of-the-above energy policy and using every tool available to achieve … Continue reading 2 areas off Massachusetts available for offshore wind energy

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Massachusetts kicks off new ocean energy development process

Massachusetts electric distribution companies and the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) just issued a joint request for proposals (RFP) for 400 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind energy – the first request of its kind and a huge milestone of American offshore wind. The highly anticipated request follows a Massachusetts law passed last year calling … Continue reading Massachusetts kicks off new ocean energy development process

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Mayor Jon Mitchell, State Representatives to join Vineyard Wind for New Bedford Office Opening

Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer vying to build the first utility-scale project off the coast of Massachusetts, will host a ribbon cutting and office warming reception at its facility on 700 Pleasant Street in New Bedford. New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell, along with State Representatives Antonio Cabral (D-New Bedford), Pat Haddad (D-Somerset), Robert … Continue reading Mayor Jon Mitchell, State Representatives to join Vineyard Wind for New Bedford Office Opening

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Avangrid joins the offshore wind project, Vineyard Wind, off the coast of Massachusetts

Avangrid Renewables, subsidiary of Avangrid Inc. (a company of the Iberdrola Group), and Vineyard Wind have announced today a strategic partnership to develop a large-scale offshore wind power project. Vineyard Wind will be built off the coast of Massachusetts in the USA. Avangrid Renewables has acquired 50% of Vineyard Wind, the project’s promoter, from Copenhagen … Continue reading Avangrid joins the offshore wind project, Vineyard Wind, off the coast of Massachusetts

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