SPARROWS POINT — Off-shore wind energy is coming to Maryland, thanks to a partnership announced by Tradepoint Atlantic and Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind at the former site of the historic Bethlehem Steel in Sparrows Point last week.

The collaboration will be the first-ever offshore wind energy center in Maryland. The Tuesday presser featured speeches by elected and corporate officials, including Lieutenant Governor Boyd Rutherford, County Executive John Olszewski, Jr., District 6 leaders Sen. Johnny Ray Salling, Del. Bob Long, Del. Robin Grammer, Del. Ric Metzgar and District 7 Councilman Todd Crandell. Also in attendance were local and regional stakeholders, such as Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Vicki Young and Dundalk Renaissance Corporation’s Amy Menzer.

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