Connecticut joins the offshore wind rush

25 Jun 2018

Economic Development

Connecticut has officially entered the offshore wind energy world.

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Wednesday awarded its first offshore wind project to Deepwater Wind for a 200-megawatt installation in the area it owns about half-way between Montauk, N.Y. and Martha’s Vineyard. It could begin providing electricity to the state by 2023 – enough to power about 100,000 homes.

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