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Alstom Haliade 150-6MW Offshore Wind Turbines part of innovative demonstration project off the coast of Virginia

Alstom announced that it is part of a team to receive a $47M grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE) for phase II of the Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project (VOWTAP) led by Dominion Virginia Power. This next phase includes the completion of Front End Engineering Design (FEED), installation and testing of two … Continue reading Alstom Haliade 150-6MW Offshore Wind Turbines part of innovative demonstration project off the coast of Virginia

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Alstom wind turbines selected for offshore wind power in Virginia

Alstom announced that it is part of a team to receive a $47M grant from the US Department of Energy (DOE) for phase II of the Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project (VOWTAP) led by Dominion Virginia Power. This next phase includes the completion of Front End Engineering Design (FEED), installation and testing of two … Continue reading Alstom wind turbines selected for offshore wind power in Virginia

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Dominion awarded $47m for wind turbines off Virginia Beach coast

Dominion Virginia Power has been awarded $47 million from the Department of Energy to help fund the construction of two wind turbines off the coast of Virginia. The Department of Energy announced Wednesday that Dominion was one of three companies, out of seven finalists, that will receive the funding. The Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement … Continue reading Dominion awarded $47m for wind turbines off Virginia Beach coast

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AXYS to provide consultation for Virginia offshore wind power project

AXYS Technologies Inc (AXYS) is pleased to have been chosen by the Timmons Group as a member of their team recently awarded a research project funded by the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) to explore new methods of metocean and offshore environmental monitoring. Governor Terry McAuliffe announced on March 26, 2014 that … Continue reading AXYS to provide consultation for Virginia offshore wind power project

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Milestone Cleared for Second Wind Energy Research Lease Offshore Virginia

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced today it has taken another important step toward issuing a wind energy research lease to the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME), after … Continue reading Milestone Cleared for Second Wind Energy Research Lease Offshore Virginia

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Virginia groups call for legislative support of offshore wind power

As Congress considers extending critical federal incentives for wind energy this month, leaders from the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority, the City of Norfolk, and the Virginia Ship Repair Association joined Environment Virginia to detail the economic and environmental benefits of supporting offshore wind power and its related supply chain industries. America

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Independent grid operator study confirms wind power’s economic, environmental value

New research released by an independent grid operator confirms that wind energy is drastically decreasing both the price of electricity and emissions of harmful pollutants. The study was led by PJM, the independent grid operator for all or parts of 13 Mid-Atlantic and Great Lakes states (Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, North … Continue reading Independent grid operator study confirms wind power’s economic, environmental value

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Offshore wind energy proposal advances in Virginia

Plans for an offshore wind farm moved forward last week as Dominion Virginia Power won the right to lease nearly 113,000 acres off the Virginia coast to generate power with wind turbines. The utility outbid Apex Virginia Offshore Wind in a six-round auction held by the Interior Department, paying $1.6 million for the right to … Continue reading Offshore wind energy proposal advances in Virginia

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Virginia Company Adds to Major Wind Energy Investment

Virginia-based Apex Wind Energy Inc. has purchased an additional 44,000 acre northeast Indiana wind farm from Missouri-based Wind Capital Group LLC. The company is planning a two-phase project that could generate up to 300 MW of wind power. A company spokesperson tells Inside INdiana Business he expects investment in the combined Wells County Wind Farm … Continue reading Virginia Company Adds to Major Wind Energy Investment

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Gamesa secures 10-year O&M agreement for 264 MW wind farm in Virginia, USA

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured a 10-year, full service operation and maintenance (O&M) agreement with NedPower, to service their 264-megawatt Mount Storm Wind Farm in West Virginia, USA. The 264 MW Mount Storm Wind Farm is one of the largest wind farms in operation in the eastern United States, featuring … Continue reading Gamesa secures 10-year O&M agreement for 264 MW wind farm in Virginia, USA

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Governor McDonnell Applauds Award for Offshore Wind Turbine Technology Demonstration to Virginia Utility

Governor Bob McDonnell applauded the award of an offshore wind technology demonstration grant to a Virginia utility and announced today the beginning of a geological survey of the Virginia Wind Energy Area (WEA), encompassing 112,799 acres 23.5 nautical miles offshore Virginia Beach and the Port of Hampton Roads. Governor Bob McDonnell applauded the award of … Continue reading Governor McDonnell Applauds Award for Offshore Wind Turbine Technology Demonstration to Virginia Utility

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Map and Assess Virginia’s Offshore Wind Energy Resources on your iPad

Under the direction of the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, Timmons Group collaborated with researchers and scientists from the Virginia Center for Wind Energy at James Madison University and WeatherFlow Inc. to develop the Wind, Weather and Energy Viewer on the recently deployed Virginia Offshore Wind Website http://wind.jmu.edu/offshore. The Wind, Weather and Energy … Continue reading Map and Assess Virginia’s Offshore Wind Energy Resources on your iPad

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