Topic: wind farm

The 400 MW wind farm will be located 15 miles off the coast of R.I. The Deputy Commissioner of the Office of Energy Resources estimates the farm will reduce the carbon equivalent of 100,000 passenger cars on the road.

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National Grid to distribute energy from offshore wind farm

February 15, 2019 1 comment

Amid an effort to tackle both climate change and mounting energy costs, National Grid has finalized a twenty-year contract to buy and distribute energy from Revolution Wind, which will become the largest offshore wind farm to provide electricity in Rhode Island. The 400-megawatt wind farm, which will be located 15 […]

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management requires that offshore wind companies hold public comment meetings in Rhode Island because of its impact on economic activities like fishing. With the delay of the public meetings, many fishermen are concerned they have lost their chance to voice concerns.

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Government shutdown delays public hearings on Vineyard Wind project

January 28, 2019 0 comments

Despite the partial federal government shutdown ending, public comment meetings led by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management regarding Vineyard Wind’s plan to construct an offshore wind-turbine farm have been indefinitely postponed.