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On November 15, 2019, NYSERDA will host an Offshore Wind Technical and Training Workshop at Farmingdale State College on Long Island. To view information about the workshop click here.

MassCEC, BOEM and RIDEM have partnered on an RFP for pilot studies for regional fisheries research and monitoring for Southern New England in relation to the Massachusetts and Rhode Island/Massachusetts wind energy areas. To view the RFP click here.

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November 1, 2019 2020 IPF Call for Workshops deadline is November 1
The Business Network for Offshore Wind’s International Partnering Forum (IPF) workshop is scheduled from April 21-24, 2020 in Providence, Rhode Island.

October 28, 2019 New Jersey Proposes Offshore Wind Technical Assistance Program
This initiative will support local companies in developing skills needed to participate in New Jersey’s offshore wind industry.

October 28, 2019 MA Maritime Academy Launches Offshore Wind Training Facility
The training facility will provide training, education and certification to thousands of residents to enable them to participate in offshore wind industry.

October 23, 2019 NYSERDA finalized contracts for its first two offshore wind projects
New York’s first procurement garnered the most competitive market response to date. New York State’s procurement mechanism for Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificates (ORECs) is attractive to private developers.

October 22, 2019 DOE Awards $28 Million for Wind Energy Research, Development, and Demonstration Projects
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced the selection of 13 projects that will receive $28 million to advance wind energy nationwide. Significant opportunities for cost reductions remain in the areas of offshore wind, distributed wind and tall wind.

October 21, 2019 Vineyard Wind Announces Partnership with Marmon Utility LLC (Kerite) to Create the First Tier 1 Offshore Wind Supplier in the United States
Vineyard Wind announced a partnership with Marmon Utility to bring economic opportunity and jobs to Connecticut.

October 16, 2019 Vineyard Wind Proposes Connecticut Offshore Wind Farm
The project, Park City Wind, would develop up to 1,200 MW of wind energy, enough electricity to power 600,000 homes in Connecticut.

October 14, 2019 Dominion Energy receives key approvals for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project
A significant milestone as Dominion Energy continues forward on building the first-ever fully permitted offshore wind project in federal waters.

October 11, 2019 Prospective Applicants Webinar: Offshore Wind Port Infrastructure Request for Qualifications (RFQL)
The webinar will provide prospective applicants with the opportunity to understand any aspect of this RFQL.

October 1, 2019 Connecticut Offshore Wind Bids Roll In
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), invites proposals for development and execution of pilot studies for regional fisheries research and monitoring for Southern New England in relation to the Massachusetts and Rhode Island/Massachusetts wind energy areas. Proposals are due October 17, 2019.

October 1, 2019 Vestas Announces Five U.S. Wind Agreements
Vestas has announced five U.S. wind power agreements.

September 30, 2019 Vineyard Wind Submits Proposal to Deliver up to 1200 MW of Offshore Wind to Connecticut
Vineyard Wind submitted a set of offshore wind project proposals to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) in response to their 2019 solicitation for offshore wind power.

September 26, 2019 Atlantic Shores Launches Offshore Surveys, Appoints Fisheries Liaison Officer
Preparing for future development, Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind LLC – a 50/50 joint venture between EDF and Shell New Energies US LLC – has launched ocean survey operations within its lease area off the coast of New Jersey.

September 26, 2019 Berkeley Lab: Expected Useful Life Of Wind Farms Keeps Rising
A national lab study says the expected useful life of U.S. wind projects has increased to 30 years.

September 19, 2019 Ørsted to pioneer deployment of GE's next generation offshore wind turbine
Ørsted has selected GE Renewable Energy as the preferred turbine supplier for two US offshore wind farms. This marks the world’s first commercial deployment of GE’s Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine.

August 30, 2019 MassCEC, BOEM, and RIDEM release RFP for pilot studies for regional fisheries research and monitoring for Southern New England
The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC), in partnership with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM), invites proposals for development and execution of pilot studies for regional fisheries research and monitoring for Southern New England in relation to the Massachusetts and Rhode Island/Massachusetts wind energy areas. Proposals are due October 17, 2019.

August 19, 2019 Connecticut DEEP Releases Offshore Wind RFP for up to 2,000 MW of offshore wind
The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) released a request for proposals (RFP) for offshore wind power as required under Public Act 19-71, An Act Concerning the Procurement of Energy Derived from Offshore Wind. This request for proposals seeks up to 2,000 MW of offshore wind.

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