Massachusetts Gains Foothold in Offshore Wind Power, Long Ignored in U.S.

The wind farms have increasingly become mainstream sources of power in Northern Europe, but the United States has largely not pursued the technology. By STANLEY REED and IVAN PENN MAY 23, 2018 NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — On the waterfront of this fabled former whaling hub, the outlines of a major new industry are starting to […]

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Commonwealth Selects Vineyard Wind as Preferred Solution in Clean Energy Solicitation

Commonwealth Selects Vineyard Wind as Preferred Solution in Clean Energy Solicitation Will negotiate contracts to deliver offshore wind power to Mass. electricity customers MAY 23, 2018 01:40 PM | BY CAPECODTODAY STAFF New Bedford – Vineyard Wind, which seeks to build the first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States, released the following statement […]

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Vineyard Wind sweetens pot

By Kristen Young Posted Feb 26, 2018 at 7:08 PM Updated at 6:24 AM An offshore wind energy company with plans to bring connector cables ashore on Cape Cod says it will spend $2 million to train locals for new careers to help position Massachusetts as the leader of the nation’s offshore wind industry workforce, […]

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Vineyard to spark US gold rush

A first phase of the up to 3GW Vineyard offshore wind farm off Massachusetts will play a major role breathing life into the sector in the US, according to project co-developer Avangrid Renewables. The Iberdrola company and partner Copenhagen Offshore Partners has bid part of the project into the ongoing 800MW call for offshore wind […]

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Vineyard Wind would help us weather storms

By Mike Jacobs Posted Feb 14, 2018 at 3:00 AM Updated Feb 14, 2018 at 7:19 AM During the peak of the historic “bomb cyclone” winter storm on Jan. 4, the electricity network that serves Cape Cod and the Islands faced a significant test. The Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth went offline when a […]

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