Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project, US
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Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project, US

By Carmen 12 Nov 2021

Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project is a 2,500MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Atlantic Ocean, North Carolina, the US. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2024 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2030.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 2,500 2,500 Permitting North Carolina, the US Avangrid Renewables

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Avangrid Renewables.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 700,000 households. The project will be spread over an area of 495.355km².

Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project (Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project Phase I) consists of 69 turbines.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2030.

About Avangrid Renewables

Avangrid Renewables LLC (Avangrid Renewables) a subsidiary of Avangrid Renewables Holdings, Inc., is a renewable energy company that carries out electricity generation from renewable energy sources including wind, biomass, solar energy and thermal energy. The company also offers services such as balancing, scheduling and transportation of natural gas. It operates various renewable energy projects to generate electricity. The company serves to federal and state agencies, institutional retail, investor owned utilities, joint action agencies, wholesale customers, commercial and industrial customers and other public. Avangrid Renewables is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the US.

Methodology

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