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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Virginia coast may be home to new wind energy projects

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US agency seeks to auction off land for wind energy projects Virginia’s coast may soon be home to an offshore wind energy system, if the U.S. Department of the Interior’s plans receives necessary support. The federal agency has announced the first auction that will seek to lease land off of Virginia’s coast that will be used for wind energy projects. The land up for lease is located approximately 23 miles from Virginia Beach in an area that the agency considered to be home to strong wind energy potential. Land boasts…

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