WSP AND WOOD THILSTED AWARDED CONTRACT TO DESIGN OFFSHORE WIND FOUNDATIONS FOR VINEYARD WIND IN US
WOOD THILSTED AND WSP USA HAVE BEEN AWARDED THE CONTRACT TO PROVIDE DETAILED DESIGN OF FOUNDATIONS FOR VINEYARD WIND’S OFFSHORE WIND PROJECT. Vineyard Wind will be the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S. and the largest offshore wind development in the country. The project will provide 800MW of electricity—enough to produce a reliable supply of energy for more than 450,000 homes in Massachusetts. The design will be undertaken by a joint team that combines WSP’s capabilities and Wood Thilsted’s extensive expertise and capabilites in design of offshore structures. WSP will provide regulatory assistance and overall project management and Wood Thilsted will provide specialist knowledge in structural and geotechnical design of offshore wind turbine foundations. We are excited to bring our world-leading expertise in design of monopile foundations for offshore wind turbines to the US. Delivering detailed structural design services for a project of this size has been one of our central aims, and it’s satisfying to fulfill it for Vineyard Wind. Please see the full press release here.