Second US Offshore Wind Project Finishes Construction Off Virginia

GreenTech Media: Dominion Energy and its partner Ørsted have completed installation of the second offshore wind facility ever built in U.S. waters, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind pilot located 30 miles off Virginia Beach.

Dominion, a large utility group based in Virginia, announced Monday that both 6-megawatt (MW) Siemens Gamesa turbines are now in place, following the recent installation of the two monopile foundations that stick into the seabed. The turbines will undergo testing in the coming weeks before the project is fully energized later this summer, generating enough power for 3,000 homes in the state.

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