Seafloor Disturbances Monitored by Block Island Wind Farm

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Block Island Times: The condition of the seafloor appears to be a component of the Block Island Wind Farm project that is requiring close attention of late.

While the shallow burial depth of a portion of National Grid’s undersea cable off the Town Beach is being addressed, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, and Deepwater Wind, the project’s developer, are using new technology to monitor “seafloor disturbance” at the base of the wind farm’s turbines.

Read more about the monitoring of seafloor disturbances at the Block Island wind farm.