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Offshore Wind: Discussion on Local & Regional Economic Opportunities

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Chamber of Commerce Executives, Business Leaders, and Policymakers to Discuss Local & Regional Economic Opportunities of Offshore Wind

About this Event

Offshore wind has a unique opportunity at this moment in time to benefit the US economy and environment. The pipeline of offshore wind projects is estimated to deliver approximately $100 billion in economic investment, more than 80,000 jobs, and provide enough electricity to power millions of homes.

New England stands at the forefront of this new American energy industry with multiple large projects in development that will deliver thousands of megawatts of clean energy to the grid. One developer, Vineyard Wind, has secured projects in both Massachusetts and Connecticut, with its first project Vineyard Wind 1 planning to receive final permits by the end of 2020 and its Connecticut project, Park City Wind, entering the permitting process this year. These projects will not only deliver competitively priced energy to the Massachusetts and Connecticut ratepayers but will also bring thousands of high-paying jobs, considerable economic investment, and demand for a deep, regional supply chain.

Join your chamber colleagues, business executives, and policy makers to learn more about how this emerging industry will deliver economic benefits to the regional, state, and local economies and how businesses can benefit from the vast supply chain needed to support offshore wind developments. Attendees will also get an update on the regulatory status of projects as Vineyard Wind 1 plans to begin construction this year.

Speakers to be announced shortly but will include offshore wind industry experts and key stakeholders.

Additional webinar details, i ncluding the webinar links and passwords to come soon.

Please reach out to Ryan Evans, revans@chambersforinnovation.com with questions or if your chamber would like to be a co-host for this webinar

Co-hosted by:

  • Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce
  • Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut
  • Bridgeport Regional Business Council
  • One SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce
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Date:
June 23
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Date/Time Information

6/23/2020 1:00-2:00PM

Fees/Admission

Free

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