The Block Island Wind Farm is now operational, the first offshore wind farm to deliver energy to the American power grid. Developer Deepwater Wind said commissioning is now complete and commercial operations have begun to deliver electricity into the New England region’s grid on a regular basis. The energy produced from the Block Island Wind Farm is linked to the New England grid by National Grid’s new sea2shore submarine transmission cable system.
The 30 MW installation is capable of providing power to about 17,000 homes.
“Rhode Island is proud to be home to the nation’s first offshore wind farm, and I’m proud to be the only governor in America who can say we have steel in the water and blades spinning over the ocean,” said Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo. Read on.
You’ll be happy to know that the Orange Hitler is “personally offended ” by ‘awful’ wind turbines“. He surely would have killed this project as he hates renewable energy sources. If Exxon and Putin aren’t going to profit from it, Hitler isn’t interested. This son of a bitch is going to destroy the planet, likely in a number of ways. All you Trumpanzees must be so proud. – ed.