Construction begins on first U.S. offshore wind project in federal waters

By Michelle Froese Dominion Energy has begun construction on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, which will bring an important new source of renewable energy to Virginia customers. The company is breaking ground to install a half-mile conduit, which will hold the final stretch of cables connecting the turbines, 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach to a company substation near Camp Pendleton.
A groundbreaking event took place today with Virginia Governor Ralph Northam, other elected officials, and stakeholders to mark the start of onshore construction activities for the CVOW project.
This activity marks the first work at the project site to facilitate

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