Offshore wind in the U.S.:
No longer a matter of if but when
Orlando/ October 28, 2019
Now, its quickly becoming a reality. With Siemens Gamesa’s first U.S. project going in the waters next year, it’s full speed ahead. The U.S. is an emerging market for offshore wind. The shape of the industry will radically change in a matter of years.
Next year, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind, a first of its kind project, will come online off the coast of Virginia featuring two SG 6.0-154 wind turbines. As the first offshore wind project in U.S. Federal waters., this project marks a major milestone and a gateway to something bigger.
Fast forward 2024, we will have over 1.7 GW installed off the coast of Virginia, Rhode Island and New York. And this is just the start. States all along the East Coast have set ambitious energy targets that can only be achieved with offshore wind. In fact, the industry pipeline is estimated at an impressive 25 GW.
It’s no secret that the industry shows a lot of potential and promise, and we are ready to rise to the challenge. To learn more about offshore wind, click here.