Rhode Island Sound Wind Farm Proposed

Providence Journal: A second wind farm proposed in waters off Rhode Island cleared a major hurdle on Wednesday when the public utility on Long Island approved a long-term contract to buy power from developer Deepwater Wind.

The board of trustees of the Long Island Power Authority unanimously approved a 20-year agreement to purchase energy from the 90-megawatt South Fork Wind Farm, which would be triple the size of the demonstration project off Block Island that Providence-based Deepwater completed last fall.

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