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Siemens to make early splash in US offshore supply chain

Siemens Gamesa has been selected as the preferred turbine supplier for Dominion Energy’s 2,640 MW offshore wind farm in the waters off the US state of Virginia. The project will be located 27 miles off the coast on 112,800 acres which Dominion Energy secured by lease from the Bureau of Ocean Management in 2013. Construction will come in three 880 MW phases – one in 2024, one in 2025, and one in 2026. Surveying will begin this year, with a construction and operations plan to be submitted by the end of the year. The size of the project exceeds Virginia’s former 2,500 MW target for offshore wind and makes it a leading state in the USA’s nascent offshore wind industry.…

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