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
Deepwater Wind CEO Named to Top Wind Industry Association’...

Providence, R.I. – May 20, 2015 – Deepwater Wi...

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Block Island Wind Farm Now Fully Financed

First U.S. Offshore Wind Project to Reach Financia...

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Deepwater Wind Names Block Island Wind Farm Foundation Fabri...

Agreement Brings Jobs for Local Workers at Quonset...

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Deepwater Wind, Stony Brook University and AWS Truepower Lau...

Collaboration advances Stony Brook’s ongoing stu...

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In the News
Deepwater milestone: R.I. work begins on wind farm project

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Seven years after first ...

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Bloomberg Business: Deepwater to Begin Construction on First...

Deepwater Wind LLC, the developer planning wind pr...

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UPI: Pioneering U.S. offshore wind farm funded

Project planned off the coast of Rhode Island set ...

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Energy company says it has secured funding for wind farm

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For The Media

For all media inquiries, please call Meaghan Wims at (401) 274-0001 ×434 or email

media@dwwind.com