Virginia Joint Permit Application and Project Description for Gamesa G11X Offshore Wind Turbine Project- Lower Chesapeake Bay, Cape Charles, Virginia

Gamesa Energy USA, LLC
ESS Group, Inc.; Center for Applied Marine Science and Technology (CMST)

Gamesa Energy USA, LLC, in joint development with Newport News Shipbuilding, intends to install and operate a single 5 MW offshore wind turbine generator prototype and its supporting infrastructure approximately 3 miles southwest of Cape Charles Harbor in the nearshore waters of the lower Chesapeake Bay. The purpose of the project is to advance the demonstration of Gamesaメs new offshore technology, the G11X. The project description and environmental impact assessments were submitted as part of the Virginia Standard Joint Permit Application to be reviewed by the Town of Cape Charles Wetlands Board, Virginia Marine Resource Commission (VMRC), Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) ヨ Norfolk District. A Coastal Zone Consistency Statement was also included with the application to demonstrate compliance with the Virginia Coastal Zone Management (CZM) Program.

Publication Date: 
Thursday, January 26, 2012
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