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VA Offshore Wind Auction Ends, Winner TBA

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - A federal auction of a vast expanse of ocean off Virginia and designated for wind development has ended.
    
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced the auction concluded Wednesday about three hours after it started.
    
The bureau said it will announce the winner of the bidding at 3 p.m.
    
Bidding had reached $1.142 million before the auction was closed.
    
Eight energy companies qualified to bid, including Dominion Virginia Power.

 

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