Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners News

(Photo: Heerema Marine Contractors)

Vineyard Wind to Miss Startup Target Over Permit Delay

target of August 2019."While we need to analyze what a longer permitting timeline will mean for beginning construction, commercial operation in 2022 is no longer expected," Vineyard Wind Chief Executive Lars Pedersen said in a statement.Vineyard Wind is a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Inc.The project, 14 miles (23 km) off the Massachusetts coast, has experienced several delays already over concerns https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-wind-fishing-exclusive/exclusive-first-big-us-offshore-wind-project-hits-snag-due-to-fishing-industry-concerns-idUSKCN1UO0EK

© Fokke / Adobe Stock

New York Awards Offshore Wind Contracts

, exciting, necessary future industry," Cuomo said, adding that they will generate $3.2 billion in economic activity and create 1,600 jobs.Four major developers had submitted proposals to the state, including a joint venture between EDF and Shell and another between Avangrid Inc and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners.The New York contract marks another recent win for Orsted, which last month was awarded a 1,100-MW contract by the state of New Jersey for a project off the coast of Atlantic City.The selection of Orsted and Equinor continues the trend of European companies dominating the nascent U

© 3plusx/Adobe Stock

Atlantic Offshore Wind: Favorable Winds for Maritime

.To date, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), part of the Interior Department, has awarded 16 leases to a variety of U.S. and European developers. And more leases are due to be auctioned off Long Island, NY, later this year. European developers such as Ørsted, Equinor, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, and Avangrid Renewables have brought their extensive European experience with them, enabling them to bid on and manage U.S. wind farms at competitive rates. These leases range in value from $1.5M to $135M at the latest auction. Prices for the wind have declined to a levelized price

 A U.S. government auction for three wind leases off the coast of Massachusetts ended on Friday with record-setting bids totaling more than $400 million from European energy giants including Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Equinor ASA.. Photo: 
© benoitgrasser/AdobeStock

BOEM "Blown Away" by Record U.S. Offshore Wind Auction

Wind US LLC, Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, and Vineyard Wind LLC, at the conclusion of the two-day sale that attracted 11 bidders and lasted 32 rounds.Mayflower is a joint venture owned by Shell and EDP Renewables, a division of Portugal's EDP. Vineyard Wind is a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Inc, a division of Spain's Iberdrola SA. Equinor is the Norwegian company formerly known as Statoil.Equinor and Mayflower each bid $135 million for their leases, while Vineyard Wind bid $135.1 million, BOEM said."We are truly blown away by this result," BOEM

(Image: BOEM)

Europeans Sweep Record US Offshore Wind Auction

Wind US LLC, Mayflower Wind Energy LLC, and Vineyard Wind LLC, at the conclusion of the two-day sale that attracted 11 bidders and lasted 32 rounds.Mayflower is a joint venture owned by Shell and EDP Renewables, a division of Portugal's EDP. Vineyard Wind is a joint venture between Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Avangrid Inc, a division of Spain's Iberdrola SA.Equinor is the Norwegian company formerly known as Statoil.Equinor and Mayflower each bid $135 million for their leases, while Vineyard Wind bid $135.1 million, BOEM said."We are truly blown away by this result," BOEM

(Photo: Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd.)

Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm Produces First Power

power to the National Grid, the firm added.The 2.6 billion pound ($3.4 billion) wind farm will be completed in spring 2019. It will have capacity of nearly 600 MW and be capable of supplying around 450,000 homes with power.Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd is a joint venture between SSE, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and Red Rock Power Ltd.($1 = 0.7693 pounds)(Reporting by Nina Chestney; Editing by Dale Hudson

© Yauhen Suslo / Adobe Stock

Taiwan: The Next Battleground for Offshore Wind

offshore market and which claims Taiwan as Chinese territory. Chung-Hsien Chen, director of the energy technology division at Taiwan's Bureau of Energy, said Chinese bids were excluded "due to concerns of national security".Alongside Orsted and wpd, other bidders included Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, Canada's Northland Power, Yushan Energy, a subsidiary of Singapore based Enterprize Energy and Taiwanese firms China Steel Cooperation and Taipower.After awarding 3.8 GW capacity on Monday, a further 2 GW will be allocated through a competitive price tender this summer. Monday'

Vineyard Wind to Begin Third Round of Surveys

gear or boring equipment will be crewed by observers who watch for marine mammals and other protected species. Survey operations may be halted at times in an abundance of caution to protect certain marine animals.   New Bedford, Mass. based Vineyard Wind is owned 50/50 by funds of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners and by Avangrid Renewables.   In December, the company became the first of several competing projects to apply for federal and state construction permits by submitting applications with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, and the Massachusett

Subsea 7 awarded  contract worth over $1bn Photo Subsea 7

Subsea 7 Awarded $1bn Wind Farm Offshore UK Deal

leading EPCI contractor in the offshore renewables market.”  1. Subsea 7 defines a major contract as being over USD 750 million and this contract is over USD 1.0 billion in value. 2. Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) is a joint venture partnership between SSE (40%), Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (35%) and SDIC Power (25%). 3. Subsea 7 is a 50% shareholder in Seaway Heavy Lifting.    

Marine Technology Magazine Cover Jan 2020 -

Marine Technology Reporter is the world's largest audited subsea industry publication serving the offshore energy, subsea defense and scientific communities.

Subscribe
Marine Technology ENews subscription

Marine Technology ENews is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week

Subscribe for MTR E-news