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Deepwater Wind turbine components arrive in RI

Deepwater Wind turbine components arrive in RI

PROVIDENCE – The first components of Deepwater Wind’s offshore wind turbines arrived at the Port of Providence on Wednesday. Deepwater Wind (DWW) CEO Jeff Grybowski tweeted the arrival of the firsts -first wind turbine components to arrive- for the first offshore wind farm in the country. Arrived! #providence welcomes 1st components for @DeepwaterWind turbine from […]

Rhode Island Fast Ferry, Deepwater Wind sign accord

Rhode Island Fast Ferry, Deepwater Wind sign accord

NORTH KINGSTOWN – Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island- based offshore wind developer signed an agreement on Monday that will create more than 70 local jobs at two local marine companies. Rhode Island Fast Ferry, the high-speed catamaran company located at Quonset Point entered into an agreement with Deepwater Wind (DWW) to contract, commission and manage services […]

Coastal Communities Feel the Reality of Climate Change

Coastal Communities Feel the Reality of Climate Change

The Matunuck Controversy South Kingstown – Coastal communities, residents, business and property owners are feeling the adverse effects of climate change due to sea level rise, coastal inundation, severe storm events, flooding and coastal erosion. Once known in the abstract as a global warming, big picture issue, the ill effects of carbon emissions and warming […]

Deepwater Wind Gives Back to Block Island

Deepwater Wind Gives Back to Block Island

New Shoreham – On Tuesday, Deepwater Wind, developer of the Block Island Wind Farm (BIWF) in partnership with the Block Island Historical Society and Southeast Lighthouse Foundation, announced a “collaboration to strengthen historic preservation and heritage tourism efforts on Block Island.” In a press release from Cultural Heritage Partners, PLLC, the partnership was touted as a collaboration that will  “advance programming that […]

Deepwater Wind Receives Final Federal Approval

Deepwater Wind Receives Final Federal Approval

Block Island – Deepwater Wind cleared one more hurdle in its quest to become the first offshore wind farm in the United States. In a press release on Friday, Deepwater Wind (DWW) announced that it was fully permitted, receiving final federal approval to build the 30 Megawatt, 5 turbine wind farm in Rhode Island waters, approximately […]

Video – Grybowski Talks Accountability, CVA Moves Forward

Jeff Grybowski Talks Accountability from Tracey O’Neill on Vimeo. East Providence – The  Rhode Island Coastal Resources Council on Tuesday met to hear presentation from the American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) presented by Deepwater Wind, LLC as candidate for the position of Certified Verification Agent. Offered as Deepwater Wind, LLC’s nomination to fulfill the position […]

Block Island Wind Farm Advances to be First in RI, First in Nation

Block Island Wind Farm Advances to be First in RI, First in Nation

Providence, RI – In a unanimous vote on Tuesday evening, the Coastal Resources Management Council adopted and approved subcommittee recommendations advancing  Deepwater Wind‘s 30-megawatt Block Island Wind Farm to design and development phase. An unprecedented project, the five turbine demonstration project wind farm is slated to be the first offshore wind farm built in Rhode Island […]