Sunrise Wind project earns final approval from federal agency

THE SUNRISE WIND project, which received final approval from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Friday, is expected to power over 300,000 homes in New York when completed. / COURTESY ORSTED U.S. OFFSHORE WIND
THE SUNRISE WIND project, which received final approval from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Friday, is expected to power over 300,000 homes in New York when completed. / COURTESY ORSTED U.S. OFFSHORE WIND

PROVIDENCE – The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management gave its final approval Friday to the 924-megawatt Sunrise Wind project off the coast of Rhode Island, clearing the way for construction to begin the offshore turbines later this year. While located east of Block Island and south of Martha’s Vineyard, Sunrise Wind is slated to

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