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By Colin A. Young

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 11, 2019.....Gov. Charlie Baker joined legislative leaders and executives from two companies involved in the offshore wind industry Friday afternoon to celebrate the news that the Danish company MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has chosen Boston for its American headquarters.

Gov. Charlie Baker and Sen. Marc Pacheco tried to set up a model of a wind turbine before starting a Friday afternoon news conference with turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas. [Photo: Sam Doran/SHNS]

MHI Vestas, a turbine manufacturer, is partnering with Vineyard Wind on the 800-megawatt wind farm that utilities and the state tapped Vineyard Wind to construct 15 miles south of Martha's Vineyard and 34 miles from the mainland. Executives from the two companies said it will be the first "utility-scale" offshore wind farm in the United States.

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