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Siemens Gamesa plans to launch an offshore wind blade facility in Virginia

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has announced plans to develop its first US offshore wind turbine blade facility in Virginia. Siemens Gamesa will develop more than 80 acres/32 hectares at the Portsmouth Marine Terminal in Portsmouth, Virginia upon the execution of a firm order for the 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Commercial Project with Dominion Energy.

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Appalachian Power issues tender for 300 MW of renewable power with storage

Appalachian Power has issued a request for bids to develop 300 MW of solar or wind generating capacity. The projects to be developed must be least 50 MW in size and commercially operational by mid-December 2023. However, proposals with an operational date up to December 15, 2024 will be considered. The proposals may include projects with an option for a battery storage system.

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Virginia is all in for offshore wind

Virginia’s 12 MW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project, located about 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, was announced in 2017. Recently, in June 2020, the project reached a major milestone with the installation of turbines in the federal waters. It is expected to be commissioned by the end of 2020.

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