EnergyWatch

Maryland approves 368 MW of offshore wind power

The US state of Maryland has decided to approve not just one but two offshore wind farms. The total cost will reach almost USD 2 billion.

The  state government of Maryland in the US has given the go ahead for not just one but two offshore wind farms. The offshore wind farms from US Wind and Skipjack Offshore Energy will each a combined 368 MW and will solidify offshore wind as a US industry.

The decision means that Maryland waters could be home to some of the first — and by far largest — offshore wind farms in the US. It had been expected that Maryland would choose only one of the proposed wind farms. But having now chosen two wind farms, this means that Maryland will see investments of no less the USD 1.7 billion over coming years flow into the state.

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Read the whole article

Get access for 14 days for free.
No credit card is needed, and you will not be automatically signed up for a paid subscription after the free trial.

  • Access all locked articles
  • Receive our daily newsletters
  • Access our app
An error has occured. Please try again later.

Get full access for you and your coworkers.

Start a free company trial today

More from EnergyWatch

Ørsted aims to be number one on carbon capture

The utility hopes to win the Danish carbon capture and storage tender with a plan to capture 400,000 tonnes of CO2 by 2025 from the company’s biomass-fired combined heat and power stations.

Nordex downgrades forecast

The German turbine manufacturer has had a rougher start to 2022 so far than expected, prompting the company to downgrade guidance by EUR 200m at minimum.

Further reading

Related articles

Latest News

See all jobs