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CIP won, Ørsted lost – but the big question remains

The first US offshore wind tender ended up being larger than expected, with 800 MW awarded to Vineyard Wind and 400 MW to US developer Deepwater Wind in the neighboring state, Rhode Island. However, this hardly means that the future of US offshore is certain.

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The offshore wind industry in the US was finally launched on Wednesday evening. After a decade of failures such as the cancelled Cape Wind project and false starts in the form of the Block Island pilot project, the starting pistol has finally been fired with the announcement of Vineyard Wind's winning bid for the first offshore tender.

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