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Siemens Gamesa’s first U.S. offshore wind energy installation

As the United States prepared to mark its 244th year of independence on July 4, there was another historical U.S. milestone celebrated that week.In Federal waters off the coast of Virginia, Siemens Gamesa installed its first U.S. offshore wind turbines in what promises to be the foundation for a new generation of wind energy.The teams … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa’s first U.S. offshore wind energy installation

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Dominion Energy has completed the installation of the two Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines at the 12MW Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm

Dominion Energy has completed the installation of the two Siemens Gamesa 6MW turbines at the 12MW Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm pilot project off the coast of the US state of Virginia. The company said the turbines will now undergo acceptance testing before being energised later this summer. Installation, 43km off Virginia Beach, was carried … Continue reading Dominion Energy has completed the installation of the two Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines at the 12MW Coastal Virginia offshore wind farm

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Siemens Gamesa will install its 14 MW offshore wind turbines in a gigantic 2.6 GW wind energy project in the United States

The new SG 14-222 Direct Drive wind turbine, launched a week ago, is the model of choice for this wind energy project by Dominion Energy, located in the State of Virginia.Siemens Gamesa already announced in January 2020 that it had been selected as the preferred supplier for this enormous wind project.The installation of the wind … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa will install its 14 MW offshore wind turbines in a gigantic 2.6 GW wind energy project in the United States

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Wind Turbines Shipped for Virginia’s Offshore Wind Farm

Dominion Energy, along with Ørsted, is getting closer to being able to construct wind turbines off Virginia’s coast. Dominion announced that the turbine components and monopolies for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) pilot project have shipped from Germany and Denmark, and are on the way to Canada. “This is a monumental step toward the … Continue reading Wind Turbines Shipped for Virginia’s Offshore Wind Farm

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Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for largest U.S. offshore wind power project to date at 2.64 GW

Dominion Energy selects Siemens Gamesa for USA’s largest offshore wind energy project.  Installations of Siemens Gamesa Direct Drive offshore wind turbines expected to be completed by end of 2026. Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been named as the preferred turbine supplier for the massive 2,640-MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project in the USA. … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa named preferred supplier for largest U.S. offshore wind power project to date at 2.64 GW

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75 MW Rocky Forge Wind farm to Drive Significant Economic Investment in Southwest Virginia

Governor Ralph Northam and Apex Clean Energy today announced that the Commonwealth of Virginia has entered into an agreement to purchase the output of the approximately 75 megawatt Rocky Forge Wind, located in Botetourt County. The agreement represents the purchase of the full capacity of the project, which will become Virginia’s first operating onshore wind … Continue reading 75 MW Rocky Forge Wind farm to Drive Significant Economic Investment in Southwest Virginia

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Dominion Energy plans America’s largest offshore wind farm

Wind energy proposal could help grow Virginia’s economy and meet ambitious renewable energy goals set this week by Governor Northam.  Dominion Energy’s proposal to build the single largest offshore wind project in the U.S. presents a huge economic opportunity for the State of Virginia, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) said today.   “We applaud … Continue reading Dominion Energy plans America’s largest offshore wind farm

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Dominion Energy proposes 2,600 MW offshore wind energy project

Dominion Energy announced plans Thursday to build what would be the nation’s largest wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean. The proposal calls for a 220 wind turbines wind farm that would produce over 2,600 megawatts of renewable energy that would power more than 650,000 customers. It’s an investment of $7.8 billion. “Offshore wind power is … Continue reading Dominion Energy proposes 2,600 MW offshore wind energy project

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Virginia’s first offshore wind power project gets underway

Virginia’s first offshore wind energy project began construction Monday morning at an unexpected place: onshore. Eventually, two massive turbines will be erected by Danish company Ørsted Energy 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach as part of Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project. But the July 1 groundbreaking for the project focused on … Continue reading Virginia’s first offshore wind power project gets underway

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Dominion Energy Moving Swiftly Toward Renewable Energy Goal

The company has already taken several steps in the three months since announcing the goal: Surveying non-residential customers about their renewable energy needs Seeking bids for up to 500 megawatts of solar and onshore wind Requesting approval for 240 megawatts of solar generation in Virginia Receiving approval for a Community Solar Pilot for residential, commercial, … Continue reading Dominion Energy Moving Swiftly Toward Renewable Energy Goal

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Dominion Energy Seeks Solar and Onshore Wind Energy Generation Proposals

Dominion Energy is seeking bids for up to 500 megawatts of solar and onshore wind generation as part of a plan to develop 3,000 megawatts of additional solar and wind power under Virginia’s new Grid Transformation & Security Act (GTSA).   The GTSA, which became law on July 1, 2018, paves the way for the … Continue reading Dominion Energy Seeks Solar and Onshore Wind Energy Generation Proposals

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Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines. Demonstrating that the offshore wind industry is gaining significant momentum in the United States, Ørsted and Siemens Gamesa today announced the signing of a subcontract to supply wind turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project founded by Dominion Energy. … Continue reading Ørsted will develop Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Farm using Siemens Gamesa wind turbines

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Dominion Energy Advance Offshore Wind Power Development

Approval sought to build two, 6-megawatt wind turbines off Virginia’s coast- $300 million project would be first constructed in a federal lease area- Research vessel to perform underwater studies before construction begins- Unique project one of many enabled by the Grid Transformation & Security Act. Dominion Energy Virginia and Denmark-based energy company ?rsted took significant … Continue reading Dominion Energy Advance Offshore Wind Power Development

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Virginia pushes to attract offshore wind power

Virginia currently doesn’t have any offshore wind turbines. Dominion Energy is working on two offshore wind turbines that are part of a pilot program the state’s largest utility says could eventually lead to the development of a much larger wind farm. Virginia has picked a consultant to help boost its chances of becoming the east … Continue reading Virginia pushes to attract offshore wind power

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Dominion Energy Virginia to power new Facebook data center with renewable energy

Dominion Energy Virginia will add new solar generation to the power grid to serve a new state-of-the-art data center Facebook plans to build in suburban Richmond, Virginia. Facebook announced Thursday it has selected a location in eastern Henrico County as home to its eighth data center in the United States. This was made possible through … Continue reading Dominion Energy Virginia to power new Facebook data center with renewable energy

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Dominion, DONG Seal Deal on Two Offshore Wind Turbines

Dominion Energy Virginia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with DONG Energy, the world’s largest offshore wind-power company, to build two 6-megawatt turbines off the Virginia Beach coast — a critical step toward opening up 2,000 megawatts of off-shore wind to development. Dominion will own the $300 million project, while Dong has committed to … Continue reading Dominion, DONG Seal Deal on Two Offshore Wind Turbines

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