Ocean Protection, Ocean Energy
December 10 2010

Largest U.S. Wind Turbine Project Proposed Off Rhode Island Coast

by Rick Wilson

Deepwater Wind has submitted an application to the Department of the Interior for a 200-turbine, 1,000-megawatt offshore wind energy project with a goal of starting construction in 2014. The project is estimated to cost between $4 and $5 billion and would include an undersea transmission network to send power to Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, and Connecticut.



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