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Testing One, Two: RadioIQ Gets Up Close with First Offshore Wind Turbines

WVTF & RADIO IQ | Aug 09, 2022

Setting out from a dock off Virginia Beach, passengers on board the Rudee Angler couldn’t even see the test turbines – even when one blade stretched 620 feet up. Dominion spokesman Jeremy Slayton was not surprised.

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Dominion Energy receives approval from Virginia State Corporation Commission for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project

Dominion Energy | Aug 05, 2022

Dominion Energy reached a major milestone in the development of the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project by receiving approval from the Virginia State Corporation Commission for the project to be constructed 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach.

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DEME’s Orion to install Virginia wind turbine foundations

WorkBoat | Jun 06, 2022

DEME Marine’s new state of the art vessel Orion will be deployed to U.S. waters in 2024 to install 176 monopile foundations for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind turbine array.

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Offshore wind is a climate priority, but state officials see jobs and economic development, too

WFAE | May 04, 2022

Two wind turbines 27 miles off the coast of Virginia are generating climate-friendly electricity and providing data that's being used to plan for a much larger offshore wind farm there. It's a budding industry that officials eventually hope to see off North Carolina, though planning here is years behind.

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Wind turbines still on track east of Virginia Beach

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Apr 22, 2022

Dominion appears poised to scale up offshore wind dramatically. The two turbines it currently operates are the pilot structures involved in its Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project ... [and] plans to go big, with 176 new turbines extending outward an additional 15 miles by the end of 2026.

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