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Offshore wind coworking space opens in Norfolk

Virginia Business

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Jason Roop

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May 13, 2021

The growing offshore wind industry in Hampton Roads caught another gust Wednesday with the opening of a coworking and networking space in Norfolk's World Trade Center.

Wind farm off Outer Banks to create nearly 200 full-time jobs in Virginia, North Carolina

The Virginian Pilot

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Jeff Hampton

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December 15, 2020

An economic study by alternative energy developer Avangrid Renewables calculated the project would add $2 billion to the region’s economy over the next 10 years.

Kitty Hawk Wind Project Moves Forward

Coastal Review Online

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Staff Report

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December 15, 2020

Renewable energy company, Avangrid Renewables, is moving ahead with the Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind project.

Avangrid Opens Offshore Wind Office in Virginia

Offshore Wind Biz

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Adnan Durakovic

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September 15, 2020

Avangrid Renewables, the developer of the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project, has opened a new Virginia field office to support project development and help ignite a new industry off the coast of Virginia and North Carolina.

Offshore Wind Assessment Technology Deployed to Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area

Energy Central

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July 16, 2020

LiDAR technology provides real-time meteorological data to support project development

Michael Coleman: Port workers keeping Virginia well supplied

The Virginian Pilot

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Michael Coleman

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May 17, 2020

Literally just over the horizon, offshore wind development is beginning off Virginia’s coast.

Letter to the Editor: Let’s create a cleaner, stronger Outer Banks economy

The Coastland Times

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Tim Beacham

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May 4, 2020

Avangrid Renewables Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind project, proposed to be more than 27 miles off the coast of Corolla, will bring hundreds of construction jobs as well as permanent jobs following construction. But why the Outer Banks? As it turns out, our area of the North Carolina coast produces faster and steadier winds, more so than anywhere else on the east coast.

Wind farm company to install weather buoy off Outer Banks as project moves forward

The Virginian Pilot

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Jeff Hampton

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March 24, 2020

The Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind project plans to install its first visible piece of equipment off the Outer Banks — a buoy that can measure the winds nearly 800 feet above the surface.

Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project Moving Forward

OBX Today

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OBX Today

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March 4, 2020

Geophysical surveys are nearly complete at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind project — and the enterprise just moved another step forward with approval from Virginia Beach for land to build a substation.

Wind farm off NC coast closer to reality as firm presses forward

Triangle Business Journal

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Lauren Ohnesorge

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February 27, 2020

The possibility of a wind farm off the Carolina outer banks is closer to being a reality as the company behind the first leased tract has taken a big step forward.

Energy company to conduct surveys of ocean bottom off Corolla

The Virginian Pilot

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Jeff Hampton

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June 28, 2019

Avangrid Renewables plans to conduct surveys of the ocean bottom this summer and fall in preparation to building a wind farm offshore from Corolla.

Offshore Wind Lease Area Surveys Underway

Coastal Review Online

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Staff Report

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June 27, 2019

Avingrid Renewables through Oct. 15 will be conducting high-resolution geophysical survey work at the Kitty Hawk offshore wind area.

Fishing Interests to Get Say On Offshore Wind

Coastal Review Online

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Mark Hibbs

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March 28, 2019

Federal officials say North Carolina will benefit from a new partnership that brings together local and regional fishing interests with federal regulators to collaborate on the science and process of offshore wind energy development.

Offshore Wind Energy Lease Finalized

Coastal Review Online

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Staff Report

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October 18, 2017

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, or BOEM, has finalized a lease with Avangrid Renewables, the Portland, Oregon-based company behind the Amazon Wind Farm project in Perquimans and Pasquotank counties, for a 122,405-acre wind area off the coast of North Carolina.

Avangrid Renewables wins bid for Kitty Hawk offshore wind farm lease

The Virginian Pilot

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Jeff Hampton

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March 16, 2017

Avangrid Renewables won the bid Thursday to lease 122,405 acres off the Outer Banks coast for a wind farm.

Avangrid Renewables' Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project Advances in BOEM Permitting Process

Environmental review to proceed for Kitty Hawk North, the first project located within the company's offshore wind lease area off Virginia and North Carolina

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Avangrid Renewables Submits Construction and Operations Plan for Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project

Project to generate $2 billion in economic impact and nearly 800 jobs in Virginia and North Carolina during construction.

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Avangrid Renewables Expands Local Presence In Virginia Beach for the Kitty Hawk Offshore Wind Project

New office welcomes a growing team to help ignite a new U.S. industry.

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Offshore Wind Assessment Technology Deployed to Kitty Hawk Wind Energy Area

LiDAR technology provides real-time meteorological data to support project development.

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