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Orsted Calls for States to Expand Ports for Offshore Wind Developers

April 26, 2018, 7:31 PM

Orsted A/S is calling for East Coast states to expand their ports to allow the offshore wind power industry to build wind farms with imported components too large for many existing ports, Thomas Brostrom, Orsted North America president, said April 26.

Orsted, formerly the Danish oil and gas firm DONG Energy, envisions two major regional offshore wind hubs being built in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions, each with port and supply chain support to enable large wind farms to be developed offshore, Brostrom told Bloomberg Environment in an interview during a meeting of the Atlantic Council in Washington ...