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US starts environmental prep for country's largest offshore wind farm

Dominion Energy expects to invest around EUR 6.6bn in the project, which will start generating electricity by 2026, if everything goes to plan.

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On Thursday, the Biden Administration took the first step in an environmental study which will pave the way for the largest offshore wind farm in US waters. Dominion Energy wants to build the 2.6 GW farm off of the coast of Virginia.

Bloomberg News reports that the potential environmental impact of the project will be documented through the investigation, which is an important step before a final decision is made.

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