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Vineyard Wind

PROJECT WEBSITE: Vineyard Wind Project Website

All dates below are specific to the schedule of the Environmental Review and Permitting processes for this project.

In Progress

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING STATUS
IN PROGRESS

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ESTIMATED COMPLETION DATE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING
07/21/2021

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ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW AND PERMITTING PROCESSES
COMPLETED

Renewable Energy Production

SECTOR
Renewable Energy Production

Project Category

CATEGORY
Major Infrastructure Projects

Department of the Interior

LEAD AGENCY
Department of the Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management

Other Agencies with Actions or Authorizations:

Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Department of the Army

Department of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers - Regulatory

Department of the Interior

Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service

Description:

The Vineyard Wind project would involve the construction, operation, maintenance and eventual decommissioning of an up to 800 MW wind energy facility on the Federal Outer Continental Shelf approximately 14 miles southeast of Martha’s Vineyard.  Vineyard Wind’s construction and operations plan (COP) proposes installing up to 100 wind turbine generators, each with a capacity of between 8 and 14 MW. Foundations would be 100 monopiles or up to 10 jacket foundations and the remainder monopiles. The proposed facility would also include one or two offshore substations or electrical service platforms. The Vineyard Wind COP also proposes an export cable from the wind energy facility to one of two potential export cable landfalls: one near the town of Yarmouth and one near the town of Barnstable, both in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Onshore construction and staging would take place at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal facility. The turbines would be located in water depths ranging from approximately 37 to 49 meters (approximately 121 to 161 feet).

Permitting Timetable

The permitting timetable below displays data as reported by agencies. Dates for Environmental Review and Permitting processes (Actions) that are in 'Paused' or 'Planned' status are subject to change and are not indicative of a project's final schedule.

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Overall Project Timetable
 
STATUS
Schedule
Extension or Delay
Ahead of Schedule
Paused
No End Date
Planned

Action Information

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