Developers partner to build new offshore wind energy system in Virginia

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New offshore wind energy system will be taking form off the coast of Virginia Beach Dominion Energy Virginia has entered into an agreement with Dong Energy to develop a new offshore wind energy system off the coast of Virginia Beach. Dominion Energy will be the sole owner of the new wind farm, but it will work with Dong Energy for engineering purposes. The companies believe that Virginia has significant promise when it comes to offshore wind energy due to the strong wind currents that can be found off of the…

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DOE announces winners for its offshore wind energy competition

Three companies to receive $47 million annually from the Department of Energy The U.S. Department of Energy has announced the winners of its offshore wind energy initiative. The winning organizations are to be awarded $47 million each over the next four years. This funding will be used to aid in the deployment of new offshore wind energy systems that will be ready to be connected to the country’s energy grid by 2017. The projects coming from the winning organizations are based in New Jersey, Oregon, and Virginia. Fishermen’s Energy to…

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