Inherit the wind
- Oct 15, 2021 4:49 pm GMT
The arrangement, announced at the
"For decades, offshore wind steel fabrication jobs were located overseas," Hardy added. "So, we are particularly excited to bring these sustainable, good-paying jobs here to America as part of our buildout of a new 21st century American industry."
Crystal Steel workers, who will see their workforce increase by 30 percent thanks to the deal, will manufacture large-scale steel components fundamental to the implementation of turbine foundations based off the
Construction on the new, state-of-the-art facilities will begin this month, according to a news release.
"Ørsted is a cutting-edge company that has made it their mission to create a world that runs on green energy, and they are progressing toward that goal by continuing to invest in
Other state and local officials were present for the announcement. State Sen.
"We appreciate all that you bring," Eckardt said to the two joining companies. "You are certainly pioneers and trailblazers, and that's what we need."
The announcement at the
"We've been promising to try to leave our state in better shape for future generations, and that means adding more jobs," said Hogan, whose term as governor ends in
"We're seeing all of those things in action here today."
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