Vineyard Wind Charts Course; Pledges Jobs and Cheap Power
Vineyard Wind plans to make the Island its operations and maintenance hub for the offshore wind development project. It hosted a recent jobs fair at the regional high school.
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Wind Farms’ Helicopter Hangar, Undersea Cable Approved by MVC

Two offshore wind farms planned for waters south of Vineyard cleared key hurdles last week when the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted to approve a helicopter hangar for Vineyard Wind 1, and separately, an undersea cable connector for New England Wind 1.

Both projects are being developed by conglomerates that have secured federal lease blocks some 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, as the race to develop offshore wind power heats up in Massachusetts.

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Windfarm Maintenance Facility Wins Approval in Vineyard Haven
A project from Vineyard Wind to build a maintenance and operations facility in Vineyard Haven to support its proposed wind farm 15 miles south of the Island took a step forward on August 25.
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Select Board Gives Green Light to Marine Terminal Project
A massive plan to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal on Beach Road in Vineyard Haven cleared another regulatory hurdle on Wednesday, when the town select board unanimously approved a harbor use permit for the project.
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Commercial Redevelopment Projects Have Vineyard Wind Ties
Commercial real estate redevelopment projects are beginning to proliferate along Beach Road in Vineyard Haven, with properties changing hands at a steady clip in the densely built, flood-prone harborfront corridor running from the head of Main street to the drawbridge.
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MVC Approves Massive Tisbury Marine Terminal Development
The commission voted unanimously Thursday night to approve a project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal as a maintenance staging area for the Vineyard Wind project.
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Tisbury Marine Terminal Project Breezes Through Public Hearing
A massive project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal on Beach Road flew through its public hearing process at the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday, seeing no opposition.
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Coalition Challenges Vineyard Wind in Federal Court
A national coalition of fishing organizations and fishermen is asking a federal appeals court to review the federal government’s approval of Vineyard Wind 1.
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Vineyard Wind Proposes Plan to Redevelop Tisbury Marine Terminal
The MVC is reviewing a large, complicated project to redevelop the Tisbury Marine Terminal into a vessel staging facility for Vineyard Wind.
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Nantucket Group Sues to Block Vineyard Wind Project
A group of Nantucket residents filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Management and others, claiming federal officials did not adequately consider the adverse effects on the North Atlantic Right whale and other marine life.
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