Green light for the largest offshore wind project in the US

Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project

Source: Stephen Boutwell/BOEM Wikipedia CC BY-SA 2.0

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the final air quality permit for Dominion Energy’s 2.6 GW Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project located off the coast of Virginia Beach, USA.

Issued on April 9 following a 30-day public comment period, the permit authorises the construction and operation of the project, which will feature up to 176 wind turbines located 26 to 38 nautical miles from the coast.

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