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Deepwater Wind, First US Offshore Wind Farm Goes Live off Block Island

The great news is that the first US offshore wind farm is now online. Five 6 MW wind turbines installed by Deepwater Wind have begun commercial operation off Block Island, RI. The turbines should generate enough electricity for 17,000 homes. It … Continue reading

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U.K. Approves Hornsea Two, World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm

Recently, we posted about the first offshore wind farm in the US — the Deepwater Wind Project which is installing five turbines with an installed capacity of 30 MW off Block Island, RI.  While this is definitely progress, it is … Continue reading

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First US Offshore Wind Farm Off Block Island, an Island with a Long History of Wind Power

Last November, we posted Wind Power Returns to Block Island about a planned offshore wind farm.  The installation of America’s first offshore wind farm has finally come to pass.  America’s very first offshore wind turbine was erected recently off the coast of … Continue reading

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Largest offshore wind farm opens off Thanet in Kent

Off Kent, in the UK, the world’s biggest offshore wind farm has been officially opened.   With 100 turbines, the Thanet project  is expected to generate enough electricity to power 200,000 homes.  Currently the UK gets 3% of all its … Continue reading

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Cape Wind Project, the First US Offshore Wind Farm, Approved

The first offshore wind farm in the United States  has been approved by Washington.   The Cape Wind project is a proposed 130 turbine wind farm in Nantucket Sound.  It has been opposed for years by home owners in Cape … Continue reading

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