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Biden gives helping hand to Vineyard Wind

Referring to the US president's executive order to support offshore wind, authorities have agreed to pick up the delayed project where it left off.

Photo: Illustration: Vineyard Wind

Vineyard Wind is back on track. The US federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Wednesday resumed processing of the project's Construction and Operations Plan (COP), and partners Avangrid and CIP thereby don't have to see the process start from scratch.

"Offshore wind has the potential to help our nation combat climate change, improve resilience through reliable power, and spur economic development to create good-paying jobs," says newly appointed BOEM Director Amanda Lefton on the decision.

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