1st US Offshore Wind Plant

1st US Offshore Wind Plant1st US Offshore Wind Plant

The US recently began construction of its first offshore wind plant, a 30-megawatt (MW) farm consisting of five turbines, which is expected to start its operation in the fourth quarter of 2016. The feasibility of Block Island Wind Farm, located 18 miles from the coast of Rhode Island, is secured by a 20-year power purchase agreement, TradeArabia reported.