Wind Farms’ Helicopter Hangar, Undersea Cable Approved by MVC

Two offshore wind farms planned for waters south of Vineyard cleared key hurdles last week when the Martha’s Vineyard Commission voted to approve a helicopter hangar for Vineyard Wind 1, and separately, an undersea cable connector for New England Wind 1.

Both projects are being developed by conglomerates that have secured federal lease blocks some 15 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, as the race to develop offshore wind power heats up in Massachusetts.

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