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Dominion files plans for Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project

Dominion Energy announced Friday that the company has filed with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management of the federal Department of the Interior the required Construction and Operations Plan to build the 2,640-megawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind commercial project, the largest planned offshore wind farm in the United States.

“This is an important step in the process toward bringing commercial-scale offshore wind to the commonwealth and shows Dominion Energy is committed to delivering the clean, renewable and reliable energy our customers expect from us,” said Joshua Bennett, DE’s vice president of offshore wind.

The overall plan includes information about the construction, operations and conceptual decommissioning plans for Dominion Energy’s proposed offshore wind farm to be installed within a 112,800-acre lease area located 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach, which Dominion Energy obtained in 2013. Information about onshore and support facilities is included in the pl...

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