The “Park City Wind” project Pederson wants to building in the city is one of three proposals to bring wind offshore. Connecticut has a standing order for 2,000 megawatts of clean energy. The project, which involves an investment of $85 million, could generate upward of $1.6 billion in direct economic benefits and “create as many as 12,000 direct, indirect, and induced full‐time equivalent job years” across Connecticut. “Park City Wind” is one of three companies vying for Connecticut’s 2,000 megawatts of offshore wind. Eversource Energy and Orsted, the Integrated energy company based in Fredericia, Denmark, and Mayflower Wind, backed by Shell and EDP Renewables North America.