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US Wind to build turbines at Sparrows Point | PHOTOS

The Francis Scott Key Bridge rises behind a banner tied onto a drydock which reads "THE FUTURE SITE OF SPARROWS POINT STEEL" as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard.
(Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
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A Maryland-based wind farm developer wants to bring steel making back to Sparrows Point as part of a manufacturing hub to expand the firm’s offshore turbine plans for Ocean City.
(Lloyd Fox)
US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership
From left, U.S. Rep. Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD02), Adrienne Jones, Maryland house speaker, and Jim Strong of United Steelworkers smile as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard site for turbine assembly and steel fabrication as well as labor agreements with several unions.
From left, U.S. Rep. Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD02), Adrienne Jones, Maryland house speaker, and Jim Strong of United Steelworkers smile as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard site for turbine assembly and steel fabrication as well as labor agreements with several unions. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Jeff Grybowski
Jeff Grybowski, US Wind CEO, speaks while Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan sits as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard site for turbine assembly and steel fabrication.
Jeff Grybowski, US Wind CEO, speaks while Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan sits as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard site for turbine assembly and steel fabrication. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Ernie Greco
Ernie Greco attends the press conference announcing the partnership between US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic.
Ernie Greco attends the press conference announcing the partnership between US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership
Bill P. Doyle, left, with Port of Baltimore and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan ere in attendance for the news conference.
Bill P. Doyle, left, with Port of Baltimore and Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan ere in attendance for the news conference. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership
The drydock awaits its chance to regain a purpose as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard.
The drydock awaits its chance to regain a purpose as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership
A banner tied onto a drydock reads "THE FUTURE SITE OF SPARROWS POINT STEEL" as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard site for turbine assembly and steel fabrication.
A banner tied onto a drydock reads "THE FUTURE SITE OF SPARROWS POINT STEEL" as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard site for turbine assembly and steel fabrication. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership
The old steel mill location serves as a backdrop while attendees and dignitaries gather at the news conference.
The old steel mill location serves as a backdrop while attendees and dignitaries gather at the news conference. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership
The Francis Scott Key Bridge rises behind a banner tied onto a drydock which reads "THE FUTURE SITE OF SPARROWS POINT STEEL" as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard.
The Francis Scott Key Bridge rises behind a banner tied onto a drydock which reads "THE FUTURE SITE OF SPARROWS POINT STEEL" as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement to lease 90 waterfront acres at the old Sparrows Point shipyard. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Jeff Grybowski
Jeff Grybowski, US Wind CEO, speaks at the news conference.
Jeff Grybowski, US Wind CEO, speaks at the news conference. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership
Attendees stand in the shadow of cranes that loom above a drydock.
Attendees stand in the shadow of cranes that loom above a drydock. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership
A building at Tradepoint Atlantic Shipyard as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement.
A building at Tradepoint Atlantic Shipyard as US Wind and Tradepoint Atlantic announce a partnership agreement. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Bill P. Doyle
Ernie Greco (left) and Bill P. Doyle with Port of Baltimore speak at the news conference.
Ernie Greco (left) and Bill P. Doyle with Port of Baltimore speak at the news conference. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Kerry Doyle
Kerry Doyle, Tradepoint Atlantic managing director, speaks.
Kerry Doyle, Tradepoint Atlantic managing director, speaks. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun)
Michael Thompson
Michael Thompson with Turner Station Conservation teams takes a photo as Baltimore County Johnny Olszewski speak about the partnership between US Wind and TradePoint Atlantic to return steel production to Sparrows Point, offshore wind and union jobs.
Michael Thompson with Turner Station Conservation teams takes a photo as Baltimore County Johnny Olszewski speak about the partnership between US Wind and TradePoint Atlantic to return steel production to Sparrows Point, offshore wind and union jobs. (Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun)
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