First offshore wind farm in federal waters inches closer

Ørsted will built the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project. It recently opened the Walney Extension in the Irish Sea

SEPTEMBER 23, 2018 — What could be the first offshore wind farm in federal waters took a major step forward last month when Dominion Energy applied to the Virginia State Corporation Commission for approval to build two 6 MW wind turbines and the project’s grid infrastructure.

Called the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project (CVOW), it would located about 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach on 2,135 acres of federal waters leased by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy. The...

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