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First Ever US Offshore Wind Farm Gets First "Steel In Water," No Turning Back Now

<b>Published on</b> July 28th, 2015 | <i>by Tina Casey</i><p>17<p>First Ever US Offshore Wind Farm Gets First “Steel In Water,” No Turning Back Now<p>July 28th, 2015 by <b>Tina</b> …

Wind Power

Deepwater Wind's Block Island Wind Farm a Win for People and Wildlife - National Wildlife Federation

<i>National Wildlife®</i><p>Our award-winning flagship publication blends spectacular photos with in-depth articles about wildlife.<p><i>Ranger Rick®</i><p>Bringing the …

Getting on board with offshore wind a reality in Rhode Island

I am proud to announce that construction on the nation’s first offshore wind farm is officially underway in Rhode Island!Today, incoming Conservation …

Rhode Island

A milestone for wind energy: Work underway on first offshore platforms in U.S. waters

With the lowering of giant steel legs to the sea bottom off Rhode Island, construction has officially begun on the country’s first offshore wind farm, starting what U.S. officials hope will be a race to harness a vast energy resource capable of powering millions of homes along the East Coast.<p>The …

Renewable Energy

Nation’s first offshore wind farm under construction, opportunity in NW

Workers set the steel foundation of the nation’s first offshore wind farm Sunday about three miles off the coast of Block Island, a 1,000-person …

Celebrating 'steel in the water', Deepwater ferries officials to offshore wind farm site off Block Island + photos / Storify

Aboard the Ava Pearl, with the first foundation of the nation’s first offshore wind farm rising from the Atlantic Ocean waters behind her, U.S. …

Deepwater Wind breaks ground on the U.S.'s first offshore wind farm (finally)

While offshore wind farms have been operational in Europe since the 1990s, efforts to establish any such projects off the U.S. coast have stalled …

Renewable Energy

'First Steel In The Water' For Wind Farm Off Block Island

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — Construction has begun off Rhode Island's coast on the nation's first offshore wind farm, a milestone that federal and state …

Offshore wind power gets foothold in U.S. with Rhode Island project

NEW SHOREHAM, Rhode Island (Reuters) - Rhode Island’s Deepwater Wind will start installing the foundations for North America’s first offshore wind farm on Monday, a milestone the company says could pave the way for an industry long established in Europe but that is still struggling with opposition …

Hydroelectric Power

Offshore Wind Farm Positions Rhode Island As A Leader

Deepwater Wind has installed the first of five steel foundations for a wind farm that will sit three miles off the coast of Block Island. The project …

Laying the foundation: Deepwater Wind project hailed as national model

ABOARD THE AVA PEARL — With the first foundation of the nation’s first offshore wind farm rising from the Atlantic Ocean waters behind her, U.S. …

A Lobsterman’s Thoughts on the Deepwater Wind Block Island Wind Farm Project

<i>Next week, the country’s first offshore wind farm will begin construction in Rhode Island. Deepwater Wind is a five turbine, 30-megawatt renewable</i> …

How R.I. broke down barriers to wind power

Development of the nation's first offshore wind farm is under way off Block Island, with Deepwater Wind constructing a project to power 17,000 …

Ocean Planning Spurs Offshore Wind in Rhode Island

The first offshore wind farm in the United States will begin construction (“steel in the water”) in late July 2015. The five turbine, 30-megawatt …

Pioneer wind farm ‘breaks water’ off Rhode Island coast

Plans for offshore wind farms have fallen flat for years in the U.S.<p>But a Rhode Island-based company is about to begin installation of what promises to be the first such venture in the nation.<p>Deepwater Wind expects delivery this week of foundations that will support five wind turbines off Block …

Hydroelectric Power