Clean, Renewable, Affordable
The Skipjack Wind Farm is the low cost option to deliver clean, renewable offshore wind energy to Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Just Over the Horizon
The Skipjack Wind Farm is located just over the horizon, which minimizes any potential visual impacts from the Ocean City shoreline. Skipjack the best option for the local tourism economy.
Jobs and Investment
The Skipjack Wind Farm will invest approximately $200 million in Maryland and bring hundreds of new jobs, benefitting the local economy.
SKIPJACK WIND FARM
WHAT: A new offshore wind farm and state-of-the-art subsea transmission system. Capable of delivering 120 mega-watts of clean energy to Maryland’s Eastern Shore, it will generate enough energy to power 35,000 homes.
WHERE: The Skipjack Wind Farm is located in the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Ocean City, 19.5 miles away from its closest point in Maryland and 26 miles away from the Ocean City Pier. At those distances, and because it is located northeast of the Maryland coast, Skipjack is the best option to minimize visual impacts from the Ocean City shoreline.
WHEN: Offshore construction is planned to start as early as 2021, with the wind farm coming online in 2022.
Deepwater Wind Opens Maryland Office and Expands Skipjack Wind Farm Team
Firm Opens New Office in Annapolis; Taps Skipjack Construction Lead and Top Engineering & Compliance Professionals Annapolis, Md. – September 7, 2021 – Deepwater Wind is expanding its footprint in Maryland by opening a project office in Annapolis and adding top construction, engineering, ...Read More
Deepwater Wind Accelerates Skipjack Wind Farm with Multi-Million Dollar Ocean Floor Survey
Months-Long Scientific Study Will Create 3D Map of Offshore Wind Site Ocean City, Md. – July 31, 2021 – Deepwater Wind is beginning a new intensive phase of work on its Skipjack Wind Farm. This week, the company deployed cutting-edge oceanographic vessels and dozens of experts tasked with compl...Read More
Deepwater Wind Outlines Industry-Leading Approach to Prevent Damage to Fishing Gear at its Offshore Wind Farms
First U.S. Offshore Wind Developer to Adopt Plan to Prevent Impacts on Fishing Gear Providence, R.I. – July 12, 2021 – Deepwater Wind today adopted a first-of-its-kind procedure designed to prevent impacts to commercial fishing gear from offshore wind energy activities. The procedure was develo...Read More
Deepwater Wind Ramps Up Skipjack Wind Farm Development With New Local Hires, Cutting-Edge Environmental Surveys
Deepwater Wind Names Local Project Leads, Environmental Research Team; Annapolis Project Office Opening Soon Ocean City, Md. – January 24, 2021 – Deepwater Wind is accelerating development of the Skipjack Wind Farm with key local hires and a suite of cutting-edge environmental surveys...Read More
Deepwater Wind Plans Offshore Wind Farm to Serve Maryland
Skipjack Wind Farm Will Deliver Affordable Offshore Wind Energy Far Below State Estimates, Saving Ratepayers Millions of Dollars Ocean City, Md. – November 22, 2020 – America’s leading offshore wind company Deepwater Wind today announced plans for the Skipjack Wind Farm, a new offshore wind f...Read More
Request for Proposals
Seeking companies based in Maryland
Skipjack Offshore Energy, LLC (Client) desires to obtain a proposal from (Contractor) to perform design and analysis of foundation structures for the Wind Turbine Generators (WTGs) associated with the proposed Skipjack Wind Farm (SJWF) project. Work scope includes design and analysis or foundation structures, project management, due diligence and technical support during all phases of construction and installation.
Contact Peter Lee at [email protected] for additional information and scope of work.