Virginia Offshore Wind Farm, US
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Virginia Offshore Wind Farm, US

By Carmen 12 Nov 2021

Virginia Offshore Wind Farm is a 2,640MW offshore wind power project. It is planned in Atlantic Ocean, Virginia, 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 2026.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Offshore 2,640 2,640 Permitting Virginia, the US Dominion Energy

Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Dominion Energy.

The project is expected to supply enough clean energy to power 650,000 households. The project will be spread over an area of 1,128km². The turbines will be mounted on a fixed type foundation.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2024. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

Contractors Involved

Virginia Offshore Wind Farm (Virginia Offshore Wind Farm Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SG 14-222 DD turbines.

Virginia Offshore Wind Farm (Virginia Offshore Wind Farm Phase II) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SG 14-222 DD turbines.

Virginia Offshore Wind Farm (Virginia Offshore Wind Farm Phase III) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SG 14-222 DD turbines.

About Dominion Energy

Dominion Energy Inc (Dominion) is an integrated energy utility. It offers electricity, natural gas, and related services. The company generates, transmits and distributes electricity; transmits, distributes, stores, and processes gas; and carries out LNG import and storage operations. Dominion produces electricity using natural gas, oil, coal, nuclear, hydro, biomass, wind, fuel cell and solar sources. Under long-term power purchase agreements, it purchases and sells electricity. The company serves residential, commercial, industrial and governmental customers across the eastern and Rocky Mountain regions in the US; and has offices in various cities across the country. Dominion is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, the US.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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