Block Island Wind Farm Delayed to 2015

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Block Island Times: While Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm had previously been predicted to finish by 2014, its turbines are now estimated to be constructed and fully operational by 2015.

Several factors have played into this delay, explained Deepwater CEO Jeff Grybowski, including opposition to the project, particularly legal challenges by those on-island and upstate. And a lengthy permitting process with state and federal agencies — the company’s current step — has required extensive research and reams of public documentation.

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