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Opinion: Offshore Wind Project Shows Power, Potential
The Virginian Pilot, August 25, 2019

Virginia’s offshore wind demonstration project is a step towards significant long-term benefit for the state, and will result in many important lessons learned leading up to full commercial build out of the existing lease area.

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Letter to the Editor: Chamber Leaders Express Support for Economic Benefits of Wind
The Coastland Times, August 19, 2019

Chamber of Commerce leaders in Northeastern NC attest to the benefits they’ve seen from wind energy development, and are excited about the potential for even more economic opportunity from offshore wind.

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What Happened to Wilmington’s Offshore Wind Plan?
Star News Online, August 12, 2019

While leasing may be a few years away, BOEM intends to identify new Wind Energy Areas off the coast of the Carolinas in the near future.

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An Effort To Restrict Eastern N.C Wind Farms Appears Dead In the Legislature
WUNC, August 02, 2019

SEWC appreciates the compromise efforts that took place in the NC General Assembly this year, and are glad these restrictions on wind energy will not be put in place.

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Wind Farms Could One Day Power New Orleans
The New Orleans Advocate, July 31, 2019

A panel of wind energy experts, including SEWC’s Jaime Simmons, presented to the New Orleans City Council’s Smart and Sustainable Cities Committee on the potential for wind development in the Gulf of Mexico.

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