Companies Signal Interest in Offshore Va. Winds - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Companies Signal Interest in Offshore Va. Winds

Posted:
(Photo: WBOC) (Photo: WBOC)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - An energy company developing the nation's first offshore wind project is among the growing number of companies with an interest in developing wind farms 27 miles off Virginia's coast.

Energy Management Inc. is the developer of the Cape Wind project in federal waters off Massachusetts' Cape Cod. Another energy company, Sea Breeze Power Corp., has also alerted the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management that it might join the bidding later this year to develop wind energy in the 133-square-mile area off Virginia Beach.

They join Dominion Virginia Power and seven other energy companies.

The development area was carved out of the Atlantic after extended negotiations with the Navy, Coast Guard and port officials, among others, that make this section of the coast 1 of the busiest on the eastern seaboard.

 

  • Delmarvawide NewsDelmarvawide NewsMore>>

  • Trimper's Rides Sued

    Trimper's Rides Sued

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:09 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:09:38 GMT
    Friday June 28, 2012 started out as a normal day at the amusement park for J and his family until they rode the Hampton I, a mini car and truck ride.More
    Friday June 28, 2012 started out as a normal day at the amusement park for J and his family until they rode the Hampton I, a mini car and truck ride.More
  • Baltimore Could Host 2016 NAACP Convention

    Baltimore Could Host 2016 NAACP Convention

    Friday, August 1 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-08-01 05:12:30 GMT
    The NAACP says the site of its 2016 national convention, reported to be Baltimore, has not yet been selected.More
    The NAACP says the site of its 2016 national convention, reported to be Baltimore, has not yet been selected.More
  • USDA Overhauls Decades-old Poultry Inspections

    USDA Overhauls Decades-old Poultry Inspections

    Thursday, July 31 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 02:44:29 GMT
    The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year.More
    The Obama administration is overhauling poultry plant inspections for the first time in more than 50 years, a move it says could result in 5,000 fewer foodborne illnesses each year.
    More
Powered by WorldNow

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service