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Success Story | Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project

This USD 60 million project involved installation of two offshore wind turbine generators off the Virginia coast. As one of the first offshore jacket substructure wind turbine generator installations in the United States, the project will demonstrate the cost-effectiveness of offshore wind energy, particularly the savings associated with innovative foundations and substructures.

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All About Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

In regards to wind energy, the onshore wind industry has grown for decades and has been adapted by many countries around the world. The offshore wind industry is relatively newer; however, it has witnessed rapid expansion in the United States, Europe, and Asia in recent years. Furthermore, the cost of offshore wind has fallen dramatically, and it is speculated that this will become the cheapest form of energy in the industrialized world.

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