A Portland, Oregon, company will start planning for widnmills off the coast in earnest now that it has finalized North Carolina’s first offshore wind farm lease. Avangrid Renewables of Portland, Oregon, submitted its $1.9 million bid for a 122,000-acre tract off the Outer Banks in March. The company’s parent, Spanish firm Iberdrola, already operates offshore […]
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A subsidiary of a Spanish energy conglomerate has won the rights to develop an offshore wind farm off Kitty Hawk with a $9 million bid to the federal government. Avangrid Renewables beat out three other bidders for the development rights. The company already is a known quantity in North Carolina as the developer and operator […]