The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) issued the following statement on Connecticut’s Announcement on the Park City Wind Project.
“All Connecticut residents will benefit from today’s selection of the Park City Wind Project,” said Laura Morton, AWEA’s Senior Director, Policy and Regulatory Affairs, Offshore. “It will bring $890 million of direct economic development to Connecticut, including meaningful opportunities in the local supply chain and coastal communities like Bridgeport Harbor. As the lowest cost publicly announced offshore wind project in U.S. history, Park City Wind also proves we can power our homes and businesses with electricity that is both clean and affordable. Congratulations to Governor Lamont and Commissioner Dykes for their commitment to advancing the progress of the offshore wind industry and bringing the power of wind energy to the people of Connecticut.”