The competition provides networking and hands-on experience for “the next generation of the wind energy workforce.”
Projects give Virginia an edge as an industry hub, the utility’s vice president of construction explains in an interview.
The recently issued request for proposals is a “signal to the offshore wind industry that North Carolina is open for business,” one observer said.
A roughly $2 billion proposal in the works calls for AEP utilities to acquire three planned Oklahoma wind farms.
The study was approved as part of the legislature’s budget, which was vetoed by the governor over other matters.