Category Archives: offshore wind

FLOATING WIND TURBINES COULD POWER THE WEST COAST

A wind farm using promising new technology is proposed for deep ocean off the California coast BY PAUL RAUBER | JAN 13 2017  | Sierra Club.org Martha’s Vineyard, it turns out, wasn’t the best place to launch the first offshore … Continue reading

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America’s First Offshore Wind Farm May Power Up a New Industry

A just-completed project off the coast of Rhode Island, though relatively tiny, is at the forefront of a sea-based transition to renewable energy. The Block Island Wind Farm recently finished construction of wind turbines. They will start capturing wind power … Continue reading

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One step closer: First American offshore wind turbines installed

Installation is now complete at the new Block Island wind power facility. On August 8, one member of the team tweeted, “I think it now qualifies as a ‘farm’ -2nd turbine completed last night #BlockIslandWindFarm@DeepwaterWind ” From the blog of … Continue reading

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