Dominion files construction plan for 2.6GW, $7.8 billion Virginia offshore wind project

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享Virginia Business:Richmond-based Dominion Energy Inc. announced Friday it has filed the required construction and operations plan (COP) with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to build the utility’s proposed $7.8 billion, 2,640-megawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.“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,” Joshua Bennett, Dominion Energy’s vice president of offshore wind, said in a statement. “We look forward to working with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management as the CVOW commercial project moves through the permitting process.”Under the CVOW project, Dominion will erect 180 to 190 wind turbines, each 800 feet tall, 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach by 2026. When complete, the project will be capable providing enough to power 660,000 homes during peak winds. Construction is expected to begin in 2024.Dominion announced on Dec. 16 that construction has begun on its oceangoing vessel, the Charybdis, which will ferry construction materials and workers for the project, as well as assisting with installing and raising the wind farm’s turbines.The COP includes construction, operations and conceptual decommissioning information and plans for the wind farm to be installed within the 112,800-acre commercial lease area off the coast of Virginia Beach, which Dominion Energy acquired rights to in 2013.In October, Dominion announced that its two turbine, 12-megawatt, $300 million CVOW pilot project successfully completed reliability testing. The entire CVOW commercial project is tracking to start being constructed in 2024 and completed in 2026. At its completion, it will provide enough energy for up to 660,000 homes.[Sydney Lake]More: Dominion files construction, operations plan for $7.8B offshore wind farm Dominion files construction plan for 2.6GW, $7.8 billion Virginia offshore wind projectlast_img read more

Derrick Henry credits Titans teammates for record game

first_img“Tony Dorsett – that’s a legend,” Henry told Fox after the game. “That’s somebody I looked up to.”I’m just so blessed. Credit to all my teammates, it’s the whole group, not just me. I just had to go out there and do what I do and make a play.” Related News Three takeaways from the Titans’ dominant win over the Jaguars ANGRY. RUN. CHAMPION. @[email protected]_2 99 YARDS TO THE HOUSE! pic.twitter.com/FCCLpgDVA0— Tennessee Titans (@Titans) December 7, 2018Henry also broke a franchise record for rushing yards – 238 off 17 carries – and could have become the first Titans or Houston Oilers player to score five touchdowns had he not encouraged coach Mike Vrabel to instead use Dion Lewis late in the game. Derrick Henry paid tribute to his Titans teammates after he tied the NFL record for the longest rushing touchdown against the Jaguars on Thursday.The running back enjoyed an extraordinary night in the Titans’ 30-9 win, running 99 yards for one of his four touchdowns to equal Cowboys great Tony Dorsett’s long rush from 1982. “We’ve all gotta eat. I wanted to see [Lewis] get a touchdown – I got four,” he said. “I just care about my teammates and I want to see them get a touchdown when we work so hard throughout the week. That’s that relationship we have, that I want to see everybody eat.”I’m not being selfish. Records come and go. I didn’t [know the record was on the line], and if I did, I still would have let him go in.”We’re like family and I want to see him get a touchdown. We’re teammates and that’s what team-mates do.”last_img read more

March Madness 2019: Virginia tops Auburn after devastating foul call on 3-pointer

first_img“NCAA needs to get some new refs.” – @AuburnMBB’s Bryce Brown after controversial call at the end of their #FinalFour game vs Virginia pic.twitter.com/uHC0hbYcyV— Brandon Velaski (@bvelaski) April 7, 2019Guy, an 81.8 percent free throw shooter, went on to hit three straight from the charity stripe to seal the deal for Cavaliers.KYLE GUY WAS FOULED.He head to the line with a chance to WIN THE GAME. pic.twitter.com/DuF7NEQd32— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) April 7, 2019Virginia is headed to its first ever national championship appearance one year removed from losing to a 16 seed.It will play the winner of the Texas Tech and Michigan State game in the championship. KYLE GUY WAS FOULED.He head to the line with a chance to WIN THE GAME. pic.twitter.com/DuF7NEQd32— CBS Sports (@CBSSports) April 7, 2019It was a devastating moment for Auburn because Guy’s shot bounced off the front of the iron and off into space. Had Samir Doughty simply not left his feet, the Tigers may have won the game.It was a controversial play in that the referees essentially influenced the outcome by handing the Cavaliers three free throws, but upon further review, it may have been the right call.CBS rules specialist Gene Steratore provided some clarification on the call, saying Doughty jumped into Guy’s landing space.Despite Steratore’s evaluation, Auburn’s Bryce Brown was not in aggreement with his assessment. The national coordinator of officiating confirmed the call was correct.Statement from JD Collins, national coordinator of officiating, on the foul call at the end of the Virginia-Auburn game: pic.twitter.com/t5P8y1kTgC— George Schroeder (@GeorgeSchroeder) April 7, 2019″NCAA need some new refs,” Brown was heard saying on his way to the locker room after the game. Auburn lost to Virginia in unfortunate fashion in its Final Four matchup on Saturday.The Tigers led the Cavaliers 62-60 with just 1.5 seconds left in regulation. But they committed a foul on Virginia’s Kyle Guy as he was taking what could have been the game-winning shot.last_img read more