New Actions to Advance Offshore Wind in Virginia

U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Haaland Highlights Offshore Wind Opportunities in Virginia with former Governor Northam, Senator Kaine, BOEM's Director Lefton.


Governor Northam Announces Virginia’s Offshore Wind Project Among the First in the Nation to Use New Federal Permitting Initiative

Old Dominion University helped develop expanded review process that aims to accelerate offshore wind development

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Joint Governors’ Letter to the Biden Administration on Prioritization of Offshore Wind Development.

Watch the Offshore Wind Roundtable

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Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance

New College Institute has partnered with the Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy and Centura College to form the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Mid-Atlantic Wind Training Alliance. Build your career in the exciting field of wind energy and become a trained wind technician with Virginia’s recognized leaders in education, training, and certification.

Raise your hand if you want to be a part of Virginia’s offshore wind supply chain.

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Virginia's East Coast Advantage

Virginia’s unmatched port infrastructure, high-quality maritime workforce and thriving economy differentiate it from every other East Coast state.

If your business is part of Virginia’s massive maritime industry, you already have assets and capabilities prized by the offshore wind industry supply chain. To learn more, click here.

Click here to view the Offshore Wind Supply Chain Partnership Directory.

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Virginia's Offshore Wind Supply Chain Opportunity

Virginia is well-positioned to be the location of choice for the offshore wind supply chain and service industry along the East Coast.

Research and Commercial Offshore Wind Development

Virginia has been preparing to be a leader in the offshore wind sector for over a decade.

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Meet Virginia's Offshore Wind Team

Virginia’s team features experts with global experience focused on the long-term economic development opportunity to capitalize on Virginia’s logistical and workforce advantage.

Hampton Roads’ unmatched port infrastructure and high-quality maritime workforce make the region an ideal location for offshore wind energy development. Virginia should be the prime location for the offshore wind industry, from the supply chain to the full build-out of our offshore wind assets off the coast.
— Virginia’s Governor, Ralph Northam

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