Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind project begins environmental impact study

By WPED Staff The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) gave the approval to prepare an Environmental Impact Study (EIS) for Kitty Hawk North, the first offshore project within the company’s Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area (WEA).
“Kitty Hawk can transform the energy mix of Virginia and North Carolina while delivering a triple-win for the environment, coastal communities and the region’s economy,” said Alejandro de Hoz, president and CEO of Avangrid Renewables. “We look forward to continuing our work with state and local leaders, BOEM and communities to begin the formal environmental review and ultimately deliver this transformational project.”
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