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Virginia Approves First Offshore Wind-Energy Turbine For US Waters 83

Posted by Soulskill
from the sic-semper-ventus dept.
New submitter mike2400 writes "According to the Virginian Pilot, the U.S. is closer to having offshore wind turbines. Gamesa, a Spanish manufacturer, has partnered with Newport News Energy, a subsidiary of Newport News Ship Building and Huntington Ingles Industries, to build the first offshore wind turbine in the U.S. It will be located in the Chesapeake Bay off the shore of Cape Charles, VA, which is located on Virginia's Eastern Shore. The prototype 5 MW unit (the article said 5 kW — that's a typo) should be up and running by next year."
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Virginia Approves First Offshore Wind-Energy Turbine For US Waters

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