Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority (Virginia)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place Virginia


Applies to States or Provinces Virginia
Name Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority (Virginia)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Industry Recruitment/Support
Affected Technologies Wind energy
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province














Program Administrator James Madison University
Primary Website http://wind.jmu.edu/offshore/vowda/index.html


Last Review 2014-09-15



Summary

The Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority is a public body, established for the purposes of facilitating, coordinating, and supporting the development, either by the Authority or by other qualified entities, of the offshore wind energy industry, offshore wind energy projects, and associated supply chain vendors. The Authority is tasked with collecting relevant metocean and environmental data, identifying existing state and regulatory or administrative barriers to the development of the offshore wind energy industry, working in cooperation with relevant local, state, and federal agencies to upgrade port and other logistical facilities and sites to accommodate the manufacturing and assembly of offshore wind energy project components and vessels, and ensuring that the development of such projects is compatible with other ocean uses and avian and marine resources. In cooperation with the relevant state and federal agencies as necessary, the Authority will recommend ways to encourage and expedite the development of the offshore wind energy industry. The Authority is also responsible for consulting with research institutions, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and stakeholders as the Authority deems appropriate.


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Policy Contact

Department Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority
Address James Madison University
Address 2 800 S. Main St.
Place Harrisonburg, Virginia
Zip/Postal Code 22807
Phone (540) 568-6211


Website http://wind.jmu.edu/offshore/vowda/index.html


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Va. Code 67-12


















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