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SouthCoast Wind Fund Seeks NonProfit Organizations

We are excited to launch The SouthCoast Wind Fund with a distribution of $500,000 to local nonprofits. Administered by the SouthCoast Community Foundation, applications are due October 13th and funds will be awarded in December of this year.  Funding will be provided...

US Sailing, SouthCoast Wind Announce Partnership

BRISTOL, R.I. (March 8, 2023) – US Sailing, the national governing body of the sport of sailing, and SouthCoast Wind, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and Ocean Winds North America, have announced a partnership in support of sailors and sailing...

Mayflower Wind Changes Name to SouthCoast Wind Energy LLC

New name reflects importance of the SouthCoast—a pivotal region in the transformation to a clean energy future  BOSTON and FALL RIVER, MA – February 1, 2023—SouthCoast Wind Energy LLC, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and Ocean Winds North America, is...

Francis Slingsby Appointed New CEO of Mayflower Wind Energy LLC

Among his goals is to bring the first 1200 MW of the project’s power online Francis Slingsby BOSTON and FALL RIVER, MA – November 10, 2022—Mayflower Wind, a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC (Shell) and Ocean Winds North America (Ocean Winds), today announced...

Mayflower Wind launches online project exhibition room

Visitors can learn about the offshore wind project details through interactive displays BOSTON and FALL RIVER, MA – AUGUST 11, 2022 – Mayflower Wind the developer of an offshore wind energy lease area located off the coast of Massachusetts today announced that it...

Mayflower Wind to Host Virtual Open House on May 4th

A 3D Virtual Tour of the SouthCoast, MA Project – Bringing Clean Energy from Offshore to Onshore Fall River, MA— April 18, 2022—Mayflower Wind, the developer of an offshore wind project located in deep waters far off the coast of Massachusetts, will host a free...

Mayflower Wind to Host Virtual Open House

SouthCoast Economic Development Investments Fall River, MA—January 7, 2022—Mayflower Wind, the developer of an offshore wind project located in deep waters far off the coast of Massachusetts will host a free virtual open house on Thursday, January 27 from 6:30 – 7:30...

Cotta Named Supply Chain Manager for Mayflower Wind

Brings deep experience in offshore wind and maritime safety Will Cotta Mayflower Wind today announced that Will Cotta of Cranston, RI has been hired as its Supply Chain Manager. Cotta, who has experience working with the Mass Clean Energy Center and the offshore wind...

Newsletters

February Newsletter

Hello friends and followers, As we move into the new year, we continue our focus on working collaboratively with local communities. By investing in non- and not-for-profit initiatives that support the people and businesses in our host communities, we are working...

December Newsletter

Hello friends and followers,  We close out 2023 with a special focus on a community that is important to us and the future of clean energy—the younger generation.  We have had the privilege of meeting with many young people across the SouthCoast region,...

October Newsletter

Hello friends and followers, It has been a busy year! The SouthCoast Wind team has been working hard to meet our commitment to help create a clean energy future in New England. Read on for our latest community, partner, and project news! In this edition Community and...

News & Events for Rhode Island

We are looking forward to meeting you! SouthCoast Wind has been out and about collaborating with many local Rhode Island communities and has established partnerships with Roger Williams University, Clean Ocean Access, U.S. Sailing, Portsmouth Little League, and the...

Project News – June

In this Issue: SouthCoast SouthCoast Project Virtual TourMeeting our Neighbors at the SouthCoast Open Air Market“Winds of Change” Documentary PremiereCelebrating with SouthCoast Community FoundationHabitat for Humanity Volunteer Day Falmouth Public Forum June 8th2022...

Project News – March

In this Issue: SouthCoast Wind 1 Virtual Open House on SouthCoast Economic Development Investments Benthic Survey Campaign Underway Falmouth Connection Virtual Tour of the Falmouth Project Rep. Fernandes Advances Community Aggregation for Cape & Islands March 24...

Project News and Thanksgiving Wishes

In this Issue: Thanksgiving Wishes to our Supporters, Partners, Customers, and Contractors First Office Hours Launched with Suppliers Talking Offshore Wind Farm Design and Cable Routing with IEEE Ocean Engineering Society U.S. BOEM Scoping Period Marks Key Permitting...

Project News – November

In this issue: US BOEM Opens Public Comment Period Nov. 1 Building SouthCoast Workforce and Supply Chain Opportunities with The SouthCoast Fund Gladding-Hearn of Somerset, MA to Design & Build Industry-Leading Vessel for Mayflower Wind Storm forces Cancellation of...

Project News – October

In this Issue: Transformative Jobs, Education, and Economic Development Package Tied to Massachusetts’ Offshore Wind Bids Talking About Industry Careers with Mass Maritime Cadets Support Energy Efficient Homes with Buzzards Bay Area Habitat for Humanity Gearing Up for...

Project News – September

In this Issue: Falmouth Road Race Runs to Another Successful Finish We’re Off Again at the Mayflower Wind Cape Cod Marathon Passive House Groundbreaking with Buzzards Bay Habitat for Humanity Summer G&G Surveys Continue Data Collection Falmouth Road Race Runs to...

Project News – July

In this issue: 2021 Survey Campaign Underway Falmouth Road Race Countdown Interviews with the Crew: Q&A with Mayflower Staff Real Time Metocean Data Available 2021 Survey Campaign Underway Geophysical and geotechnical (G&G) surveys that provide key data about...

Project News – June

In this issue: Mayflower Wind to Bring Offshore Wind Ashore at Brayton Point G&G Surveys Ongoing Mayflower Wind is Social! Real Time Metocean Data Available Mayflower Wind to Bring Offshore Wind Ashore at Brayton Point Supplements Cape Cod Efforts On May 27, 2021,...

Project News – April

In this issue: 2021 G&G Survey Campaign Underway Outreach Notes Interviews with the Crew: Q&A with Mayflower Staff Mayflower Wind In the News Real Time Metocean Data Available 2021 G&G Survey Campaign Underway Robust, science-driven decision making is...

Project News – February

In this issue: Virtual Town Hall Gathers Falmouth Input Geotechnical Surveys Conducted at Potential Landing Sites Outreach Notes Interviews with the Crew: Q&A with Mayflower Staff Mayflower Wind in the News News from Our Sponsors Virtual Town Hall Gathers Falmouth...

Project News – Week of January 18

Cost of Power from Mayflower Wind Project to Drop Even Lower The cost of power of the 804 megawatts of offshore wind energy to be generated by the Mayflower Wind Project is on track to drop even lower because of recent changes in federal tax law. This price reduction...

Project News – Week of November 16

In this issue, we’ll update you on: Ocean Winds Now Behind Mayflower Massachusetts Approves Offshore Wind Energy Contracts 2020 Geophysical & Geotechnical Surveys Demobilized 2019-2020 Aerial Surveys Completed Ocean Winds Now Behind Mayflower EDP Renewables and...

Project News – Week of August 17

In this issue, we’ll update you on: Mayflower Wind Signs Lease Agreement for New Bedford Marine Terminal Massachusetts Awards $1.3 million for Offshore Wind Workforce Training Programs Summer Benthic Survey Gets Under WayNews from the Sponsors Mayflower Wind Signs...

Project News – Week of August 3

In this issue, we’ll update you on: Geophysical & Geotechnical Survey Campaign Progress Port Hours and Fisheries Outreach Free COVID-19 Testing for Fishermen at Port of New Bedford Virtual State of City Event with New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell News from the...

Project News – Week of July 13

In this issue, we’ll update you on: Mayflower Wind CEO Transition Fisheries Port Hours Geotechnical Survey Vessels Launch Joint Statement on Vineyard Wind Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement We encourage your questions, comments, and feedback. Email us at...

Mayflower Wind Moves Ahead: Survey Vessels Launch from New Bedford

Mayflower Wind continues to make progress in developing its offshore lease area with the launch of a geophysical site survey on April 25th. In addition, Mayflower Wind anticipates the launch of a geotechnical survey in early summer. The geophysical and geotechnical...

Event Recordings

April 20, 2023 Somerset Open House

SouthCoast Wind hosted an open house for Somerset, MA and neighboring communities. Information about their SouthCoast Project from the offshore wind lease area, export cable route, converter station and grid connection at Brayton Point to...

MEPA ENF Public Consultation

SouthCoast Wind participated in a Public Consultation Session with the Massachusetts Environmental Policy Act Office (MEPA) regarding the Environmental Notification Form for SouthCoast Wind 1 located in Somerset, MA. An overview of the...

August 16 Virtual Community Forum

View the presentation slides: August 16 Open House Presentation PDF Portsmouth Community ForumSouthCoast Wind 1 The Future of Clean Energy is Here Open House Series Aired on Zoom: Tuesday, August 16, 2022 SouthCoast Wind, the developer of...

May 4 Virtual Open House

View the presentation slides: May 4 Open House Presentation PDF The Future of Clean Energy is HereOpen House Series Virtual Tour of the SouthCoast Wind 1 Wednesday, May 4, 20226:30 – 7:30 PMZoom Live Event SouthCoast Wind...

March 3 Virtual Open House

Virtual Open House: A Virtual Tour of the Falmouth, Massachusetts Project, 3/3/22 The Future of Clean Energy is Here Open House Series A Virtual Tour of the Falmouth, Massachusetts Project The event featured an animated 3D virtual tour of...

January 27 Virtual Open House

Virtual Open House: SouthCoast Economic Development Investments, 1/27/22 View the presentation slides: January 27 Open House Presentation PDF In this virtual event SouthCoast Wind provided information about its project and presented its...

May 18 Virtual Open House

Virtual Open House: The Future of Clean Energy is Here: Aired Tuesday, 5/18/21 https://youtu.be/4XvUN2O6TpY View the presentation slides: May 18 Open House Presentation PDF In this event, SouthCoast Wind presented the latest news on our efforts to bring clean energy...

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