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CAUTION SIGNAL: Fred Mattera, executive director of the Commercial Fisheries Center of Rhode Island, warns of the potential for loss of life and loss of vessels because the 1-mile-wide transit lanes allocated for traveling around wind turbines don’t provide enough room to safely maneuver vessels in high winds and storms when visibility is low. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

POWERING UP: Offshore wind sector gains momentum despite pandemic

Stark white walls, blank computer screens and empty desk chairs weren’t what the executives at Denmark-based wind-energy firm Orsted had in mind when they...
THE SOUTH QUAY Marine Terminal in East Providence, at right, will receive up to $15 million in Rebuild Rhode Island tax credits to support development of facilities for offshore wind projects. / COURTESY RI WATERFRONT ENTERPRISES LLC

Development of East Providence marine terminal gains $15M in Rebuild Rhode...

EAST PROVIDENCE – A city waterfront area called the South Quay Marine Terminal will be redeveloped to support offshore wind developments, using up to...
POWER PLAYER: Matthew Morrissey, head of Northeast markets for Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind Power, says Rhode Island businesses could play a big part in offshore wind power in the coming years. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

Orsted capitalizing on R.I.’s wind-farm experience

The large Danish renewable energy company Orsted swept into Rhode Island less than two years ago, acquiring Deepwater Wind LLC and its Block Island...
PERMITTING DELAYS: The Revolution Wind, South Fork Wind Farm and Vineyard Wind offshore wind projects in waters off the coast of southern New England are all currently in various stages of the permitting process. / SOURCE: R.I. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT / PBN GRAPHIC/ANNE EWING

Waiting on more offshore wind

Three major offshore wind projects are in various stages of complicated permitting processes in southern New England waters. Revolution Wind is a joint effort between...
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP said he is not willing to risk U.S. wealth derived from energy sales on wind energy. Above, the Block Island wind farm. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Trump says he’s unwilling to risk U.S. energy wealth for windmill...

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said he was not willing to sacrifice the abundant energy wealth of the United States on “dreams” such as...
ORSTED, a global wind energy developer, has announced plans to locate a national innovation hub in Providence. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ ERIC THAYER

Orsted and Eversource submit proposal for second Mass. wind farm

PROVIDENCE – Orsted U.S. Offshore Wind and Eversource have submitted a proposal to the second request for proposals by Massachusetts for an offshore wind-energy...
OPPORTUNITY LOST? The decision by the U.S. Department of the Interior to extend an environmental review of the Vineyard Wind project puts the potential construction of the Revolution Wind wind energy farm in jeopardy. Here, the demonstration project Block Island Wind Farm. 
 / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

Delayed review of wind energy project won’t stall rising temps

Two stories within the last two weeks have not contained good news for the Ocean State. Most recently, The Washington Post crunched the numbers and...
A FRESH BREEZE: With state approval of the power-purchase agreement for the Revolution Wind project, Rhode Island is one step closer to having a utility-scale wind farm to go along with the Block Island Wind Farm pictured above.
 / BLOOMBERG 
NEWS FILE PHOTO/ERIC THAYER

The future of energy starts now off Rhode Island’s shores

Nearly 11 years after Gov. Donald L. Carcieri and his administration chose Deepwater Wind to be the developer of Rhode Island’s first large-scale offshore...

Rhode Island approves state’s first major offshore wind energy contract


PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Public Utilities Commission on May 28 unanimously approved a 20-year “power purchase” agreement between National Grid Rhode Island and DWW...

Rhode Island approves state’s first major offshore wind energy contract

PROVIDENCE – State regulators Tuesday approved what was described as a historically significant agreement in the movement away from fossil fuels, clearing the way...

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