Ørsted's smallest US offshore project delayed until 2026

Skipjack of 120 MW off the US Eastern Seaboard was supposed to enter operation in 2022, but now it's expected to not undergo grid connection until 2026.

Ørsted must wait a little longer to finalize Skipjack. | Photo: Ørsted

There was uncertainty about the future of offshore wind in the US under former president Donald Trump, but despite changing winds in the White House, Ørsted's smallest project offshore off the Eastern Seaboard, Skipjack of 120 MW, still suffers additional delay, reports Recharge.

The sector media writes that Ørsted has decided to postpone Skipjack's grid connection to 2026. The wind farm was originally set for commissioning toward the end of 2022, but this date has been changed on a number of occasions.

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