Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind

From offshore wind turbines to onshore transmission, Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) is paving the way to a clean energy future.

Next Generation of Carbon-Free Energy

Scheduled to begin offshore construction in 2024, CVOW is a 2.6-gigawatt offshore wind energy project that will consist of 176 wind turbines located 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, three offshore substations, undersea cables and new onshore transmission infrastructure to deliver emissions-free wind power to homes and businesses.

Key Benefits of CVOW

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Renewable Generation

Harness the power of the wind to generate enough clean, reliable energy to power up to 660,000 homes

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Avoids the carbon dioxide emissions equivalent of removing more than 1 million cars off the road each year

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Energy Diversity

Diversifies our customer's energy supply, which is essential for energy security, reliability and lowering fuel costs

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Economic Development

Attracts manufacturing and service companies seeking an east coast hub to support an emerging U.S. offshore wind industry

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Job Creation

Creates hundreds of direct and indirect jobs and tens of millions of dollars in pay and benefits annually

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Revenue Growth

Provides millions of dollars in local and state tax revenue annually as a result of hundreds of millions in economic output

An Economic Driver in Virginia

CVOW is transforming the economy by attracting economic development opportunities that will create hundreds of good-paying clean energy jobs, millions in tax revenues and hundreds of millions in economic benefits annually.

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