Study evaluates offshore wind manufacturing sites

By: JENNETTE BARNES, SOUTH COAST TODAY NEW BEDFORD — A new report details how much it would cost to ready each of 18 Massachusetts sites for offshore wind manufacturing, staging, and operations. Commissioned by the publicly funded Massachusetts Clean Energy Center and released on Tuesday, the 415-page engineering study lets developers compare the investments necessary […]

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Vineyard Wind CEO Appears Before Barnstable Town Council

By DAVID BEATTY, CapeCod.com BARNSTABLE – It has been a while since potential wind turbines off the coast of the Cape have been the topic of a town council meeting in Barnstable. At their meeting last week, the Barnstable Town Council heard from Erich Stephens, the chief executive of Vineyard Wind, a company which is […]

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Massachusetts stays atop NGO’s state energy efficiency rankings

By ROBERT WALTON, UTILITY DIVE Dive Brief: – For the seventh year in a row, Massachusetts has been named the most energy efficient state in the country by​ The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, edging out California to lay sole ownership to the top spot. Last year, the states tied in the rankings. – […]

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Wind Farm Surveys Begin Off Martha’s Vineyard

By: ALEX ELVIN, VINEYARD GAZETTE As wind farm developers begin to jockey in earnest to build projects in waters off the Vineyard, a new round of surveys related to a turbine project south of the Island is set to begin this week. Research vessels operating out of Vineyard Haven and New Bedford will conduct the […]

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Emera Bids Atlantic Link Subsea Cable into Massachusetts Clean Energy RFP

Cost-effective wind and hydro from Atlantic Canada, at a fixed price for 20 years BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Emera Inc. has formally proposed construction of the Atlantic Link project, a new 1,000 megawatt (MW) subsea transmission line directly connecting Atlantic Canada to the Boston load center. The Atlantic Link will deliver reliable and cost-effective, clean energy to Massachusetts […]

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