Why Block Island

Good Jobs

Employing 200 workers during project construction, and dozens more in long-term maintenance and operations. Major construction activities in Rhode Island ports – turbine assembly, foundation fabrication and more – building workforce skills for our larger projects. Independant ananlysts predict the project will generate over $100 million in economic activity in Rhode Island.

Clean Energy

Connecting Block Island to the mainland grid for the first time via the Block Island Transmission System – reliable, renewable energy that will reduce island electric rates by an estimated 40 percent and diversify Rhode Island’s power supply.

Healthy Communities

No longer will this beautiful island community have to rely on diesel energy. The Block Island Wind Farm will reduce harmful emissions and provide clean energy for one of America’s Last Great Places.

Press Releases
Block Island Wind Farm Receives First Major Project Permits

First of Two Required State Permits Issued; Projec...

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New Video: Block Island Wind Farm Fishing Surveys
Leading Environmental and Conservation Groups and Deepwater Wind Announce Agreem...

Agreement Will Reduce Noise Impacts on North Atlan...

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Deepwater Floats Long Island Offshore Wind Power to LIPA

Deepwater Wind LLC, the company building what may ...

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In the News
Deepwater Floats Long Island Offshore Wind Power to LIPA

Deepwater Wind LLC, the company building what may ...

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CNN, Popular Science: Block Island Wind Farm One of 2014′s Top Innovation...

As scientists look to find alternatives to traditi...

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Deepwater Wind Top Bidder in First U.S. Wind-Power Lease Sale

Deepwater Wind New England LLC submitted high bids...

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Providence’s Deepwater Wind among nine companies set to bid on offshore wind p...

PROVIDENCE — An auction that starts Wednesday mo...

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