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Vineyard’s new offshore wind project sets up camp for US industry

Vineyard Wind has been awarded the contract for its 804 MW Park City Wind project which will be situated off the coast of Connecticut. With the infrastructure surrounding the project already fairly sound, Vineyard has stated its intentions of turning Connecticut into “a hub for the offshore wind industry in the United States for decades to come,” as the nation ramps up its ambitions. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to the solicitation last Thursday, stating that the contract was awarded to Vineyard, who fought off competition from Shell and Orsted by offering a price below that of any other current project in North America. According to Vineyard, the project will be commissioned in 2025, although the…

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