State energy regulators to begin final review of cable burial plans for Revolution Wind

THE RI ENERGY FACILITY SITING BOARD will begin final hearings on Oct. 12 on the cable burial and onshore transmission lines planned for Revolution Wind Farm. Pictured above is the Block Island Wind Farm. / COURTESY ORSTED U.S. OFFSHORE WIND
WARWICK – Developers of the Revolution Wind Farm are seeking to avoid the problems with undersea cables resurfacing that plagued Block Island. Unlike on Block Island, where a jet plow was initially used to bury wind farm cables that later resurfaced, the two, 23-mile-long underwater electric lines connecting Revolution Wind to the mainland power grid…

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