State clarifies Port of Davisville deep enough for wind industry

NORTH KINGSTOWN – The Port of Davisville is deep enough to accommodate ships that would serve an envisioned wind turbine assembly facility, a state official clarified Tuesday. A consultant last week urged the General Assembly to exercise caution in its financial support of the offshore wind industry. Providence-based Deepwater Wind has plans to build a…

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  1. I am not sure what the State paid for this report, but it is clearly not worth the paper it was printed on. The offshore Wind Farm is a situation where we need a clear vision form the leaders of the state and then ignore all the noise aroung it. Oil will not last forever! Wind is clearly a viable option today as compared to all of the alternate energy resources and it is on our doorstep.

    Let us not be the typical Rhode Island that studies things to death while the worls moves on without us! The Davisville port has been in discussion for decades.

    Someoine please take a stnd that has the ability to do so and drive this to conclusion.