Some assembly of Block Island wind farm to take place at ProvPort

SOME OF THE ASSEMBLY WORK for Deepwater Wind's Block Island 30-megawatt offshore project is to be done at the Port of Providence, in addition to work already being done at the Quonset Business Park. The wind energy developer began installation work earlier this week off Block Island on the nation's first offshore wind energy farm. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/SHIHO FUKADA
SOME OF THE ASSEMBLY WORK for Deepwater Wind's Block Island 30-megawatt offshore project is to be done at the Port of Providence, in addition to work already being done at the Quonset Business Park. The wind energy developer began installation work earlier this week off Block Island on the nation's first offshore wind energy farm. / BLOOMBERG NEWS PHOTO/SHIHO FUKADA
PROVIDENCE – The Providence Mayor’s Office on Friday confirmed a report that the Port of Providence would host at least a portion of Deepwater Wind LLC’s offshore wind turbine assembly work for its 30-megawatt Block Island project. Deepwater Wind is slated to receive five Alstom 6-megawatt Haliade 150 offshore wind turbines from Europe this fall.…
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