Virginia offshore wind project approved while others falter

(The Center Square) — The Biden administration announced its approval of the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind commercial project – the country’s largest – amidst significant challenges to projects in other states.
The $9.8 billion project will install 176 800-foot wind turbines almost 30 miles off the shore of Virginia Beach, which, at peak winds, can power up to 660,000 homes. After receiving a few more necessary green lights, Dominion Energy looks to begin construction sometime in 2024 and finish in 2026.
That’s if all goes according t …