Morrison Readies for Delivery of Vertical Tower Stands for U.S. First Commercial-Scale Offshore Wind Project
GE Renewables US, LLC and GE Renewable Energy have selected Chet Morrison Contractors, LLC (Morrison) to provide wind turbine components for the Vineyard Wind Offshore Wind Project. This large-scale wind farm will be located 15 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. Vineyard Wind is an 800-megawatt wind farm that will generate electricity for more than 400,000 homes and businesses in the area by reducing carbon emissions by more than 1.6 million metric tons per year.
Morrison is proud to be a provider of these vertical tower stands for the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the US. Morrison will utilize a number of its facilities to meet project demands. The scope of work includes the supply, fabrication, testing and delivery to New Bedford, Massachusetts, of multiple vertical tower stands designed to transport and store the Haliade-X tower sections.
The Vineyard Wind project is a milestone in renewable energy and is creating an entirely new era in how consumers get their power. Partners like Morrison and GE Renewables provide the leadership and skills to make this happen.
About GE Renewable Energy: GE Renewable Energy is a 10 billion dollar start-up that brings together one of the broadest product and service portfolios of the renewable energy industry.
About Vineyard Wind: Vineyard Wind LLC, an offshore wind development company 50 percent owned by funds of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and 50 percent owned by Avangrid Renewables, LLC, is currently building Vineyard Wind 1, the first commercial-scale offshore wind energy project in the United States.
About Morrison: Chet Morrison Contractors, LLC (Morrison), an energy service company, delivering infrastructure projects to clients in the oil and gas and renewables sectors. Clients continue to rely on our specialized services and practical approach toward project execution.