Tag: wind energy

By Stefanie Jackson A small group of Tangier watermen find themselves competing with Virginia’s biggest power company, Dominion Energy, for natural resources in an area just outside the Chesapeake Bay 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Dominion Energy is using a 2,135-acre site in federal waters – leased by...
Dear Editor: I read in the Post that a Virginia offshore wind farm has been approved, although I don’t recall any hearings involving commercial fishermen. Offshore wind farms change ocean currents and the vibrations drive away fish. This has happened off England. Wind farms, so far, do not lessen the need for conventional energy sources since there...