Deepwater Opponents Look to Maine


Opponents of Rhode Island’s Deepwater Wind project claim bringing energy produced from a Maine wind farm to Block Island would be less expensive than purchasing electricity from Deepwater’s offshore wind farm, according to an article in the Block Island Times.

Energy distribution company National Grid has applied to the Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission to purchase power from Champlain Wind, LLC, which has proposed to build a 16-turbine land-based wind farm in central Maine.

Read more about the debate surrounding Rhode Island’s Deepwater Wind project.