Eastern CT Benefits from Offshore Wind Power

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Coming soon to eastern CT: offshore wind power. A new venture from Orsted Wind Power North America LLC and Eversource could soon bring innovation to the eastern CT region, and the potential impact is staggering:
  • 2,000+ megawatts of electricity generated from offshore wind
  • $147 million local economic impact
  • 300 local development/construction jobs
  • $32 million in investments to the New London area
  • $3 million grant to the Port of New London to improve its maritime facilities
  • $4.5 million in grants supporting workforce and supply change studies
Get the full details of what's in store by watching a video of the Chamber's recent Business Breakfast in which these figures were announced. Watch the full broadcast from CT-N at this link or click the image below:


Want to learn more? Visit this link to read a writeup about the Breakfast from The Day (online account with The Day required). 

Learn about our partners who helped bring information about offshore wind energy to eastern CT's business community: Stay tuned as more exciting details of eastern CT's clean, green, energy-efficient future are announced!