Port projects to support offshore wind gain federal financial backing

By Renewable Energy World The U.S. Department of Transportation awarded more than $100 million for infrastructure projects to support offshore wind energy projects in and around the Atlantic Coast and Great Lakes.

The awards were part of more than $703 million in funding to improve port facilities through the Maritime Administration’s Port Infrastructure Development Program. The funding was made possible by the 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law and additional Congressional appropriations.

Awards that target offshore wind and related renewable energy deploying include:

Connecticut: Bridgeport Port Authority Operations and Maintenance Wind Port Project ($10,530,000). The project encompasses design and construction of an operations and maintenance wind port. Project elements

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