BOEM will be auctioning off the Kitty Hawk WEA on March 16th. This will be North Carolina’s first lease and serves as a milestone for both the state and the region.
SEWC co-hosted a tour of the Amazon Wind Farm with State Rep. Bob Steinburg and SEWC Board Member Avangrid Renewables for the North Carolina General Assembly. NCGA members got up close and personal with the first utility-scale wind farm in the region and learned about all of the economic benefits associated with the project.
April Montgomery Elected SEWC Board Chair for 2017
By Adam Forrer,
December 19 2016
April Montgomery, founder of the development firm REAP, was unamiously elected SEWC’s Board Chair for 2017. April joined the Board this year, and will succeed Henry Campen, who was SEWC’s Board Chair for the past four years.
SEWC will head to Warwick Rhode Island on October 25th - 26th with hundreds of stakeholders during this historic time as the first U.S. wind farm connects to the grid.
This month, the American Wind Energy Association hosted the Virginia State Wind Energy Forum at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia in collaboration with partners and colleagues in the state.