Clean, Renewable, Affordable
The Skipjack Wind Farm is the low cost option to deliver clean, renewable offshore wind energy to Maryland’s Eastern Shore.
Just Over the Horizon
The Skipjack Wind Farm is located just over the horizon, which minimizes any potential visual impacts from the Ocean City shoreline. Skipjack the best option for the local tourism economy.
Jobs and Investment
The Skipjack Wind Farm will invest approximately $200 million in Maryland and bring hundreds of new jobs, benefitting the local economy.
SKIPJACK WIND FARM
WHAT: A new offshore wind farm, consisting of 15 wind turbines and a state-of-the-art subsea transmission system. Capable of delivering 120 mega-watts of clean energy to Maryland’s Eastern Shore, it will generate enough energy to power 35,000 homes.
WHERE: The Skipjack Wind Farm is located in the Atlantic Ocean northeast of Ocean City, 19.5 miles away from its closest point in Maryland and 26 miles away from the Ocean City Pier. At those distances, and because it is located northeast of the Maryland coast, Skipjack is the best option to minimize visual impacts from the Ocean City shoreline.
WHEN: Offshore construction is planned to start as early as 2021, with the wind farm coming online in 2022.
Deepwater Wind Ramps Up Skipjack Wind Farm Development With New Local Hires, Cutting-Edge Environmental Surveys
Deepwater Wind Names Local Project Leads, Environmental Research Team; Annapolis Project Office Opening Soon Ocean City, Md. – January 24, 2018 – Deepwater Wind is accelerating development of the Skipjack Wind Farm with key local hires and a suite of cutting-edge environmental surveys...Read More
Deepwater Wind Plans Offshore Wind Farm to Serve Maryland
Skipjack Wind Farm Will Deliver Affordable Offshore Wind Energy Far Below State Estimates, Saving Ratepayers Millions of Dollars Ocean City, Md. – November 22, 2016 – America’s leading offshore wind company Deepwater Wind today announced plans for the Skipjack Wind Farm, a new offshore wind f...Read More