America's first offshore windfarm set for construction this summer

Hopes that the US could finally build its first commercial offshore wind farm have grown after Deepwater Wind secured $290m financing for a scheme off Rhode Island.

Following the announcement late last week, Alstom on Monday confirmed it will be supplying five of its Haliade 6MW offshore wind turbines to the project, known as the Block Island Wind Farm.

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/mar/10/americas-first-offshore-windfarm-set-for-construction-this-summer?CMP=edit_2221

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