The Block Island Wind Farm now appears delayed until 2016, but Alstom turbines could give it a capacity factor of 47 percent, the developer says.
A Deepwater Wind opponent’s critique of offshore wind power is ruled false by the PolitiFact truth squad.
Deepwater Wind says the area off southern New England where it plans to build a 1 gigawatt wind farm “is the best site … in the United States, bar none.”
A five-turbine, 30-megawatt project in Rhode Island waters files for final permits to begin building the first offshore wind farm in the United States.
Offshore Wind Wire’s Peter Brennan sees a possible silver lining if the production tax credit expires: a sturdier foundation on which to build the industry.
Deepwater Wind says a court ruling backing its power-purchase agreement with National Grid means Rhode Island will get the nation’s first offshore wind plant.
Deepwater Wind Energy wants to build a giant wind farm farther off the Atlantic Coast than usual, producing 1,000 megawatts that would go to several states.