04 Apr '11, 2pm

How Real Can U.S. Offshore Wind Get?: In a major step toward lighting up Eastern Seaboard cities with wind-gen...

How Real Can U.S. Offshore Wind Get?: In a major step toward lighting up Eastern Seaboard cities with wind-gen...

In a major step toward lighting up Eastern Seaboard cities with wind-generated electricity, Atlantic Grid Development (AGD) has filed for a right-of-way to build its the Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC), an offshore transmission backbone that would streamline ocean wind power delivery. Watching the AWC unfold is surely what it must have been like watching the interstate highway system or the internet become realities. Something incredible is being born. “Our project is designed to facilitate large-scale development,” said Markian Melnyk, president of AGD, “by reducing the time it takes for individual wind farm developers to connect to the grid.” AWC will be a 300-mile, high voltage, direct current transmission line in the seabed beneath federal waters from the northern New Jersey/New York City metropolitan area to Virginia, with nine above-sea platforms along the way. At the...

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