Portland, Ore. — James P. Torgerson, CEO of AVANGRID, Inc. (NYSE: AGR), issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) declaration of Avangrid Renewables as the preliminary winner of today’s auction for 122,405 acres off the coast of Kitty Hawk, N.C., for development as an offshore wind energy facility.
ORANGE, Conn. — Spanning farm fields in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties, the Amazon Wind Farm US East, powered by Avangrid Renewables at Desert Wind, is now the first commercial-scale wind farm in North Carolina and one of the first in the southeastern United States. The facility reached full commercial operation this month and began delivering power in December 2016.
SEARSBURG, Vt. — Avangrid Renewables representatives, joined by Governor Shumlin and local elected officials, broke ground on the Deerfield Wind Farm today. Once operational, Deerfield will produce enough energy each year to power around 14,000 average Vermont households with clean, renewable electricity.