• Block Island Wind Farm Nears Completion“The construction phase of the nation’s first offshore wind farm is nearly complete…
“The five turbines are 589 feet tall to the tip of each blade, and half a mile apart. The project, in Rhode Island state waters three miles from the Block Island coast, has a capacity of 30 megawatts, more than enough to meet the Block Island’s summer peak of around 4 megawatts for about 1,000 residents....”
Please visit this link to read the full article: Newsday
• Quinnipiac River’s Last Dam…Going..Going…“Fish and paddlers will soon be able to travel the upper 16 miles of the Quinnipiac River without getting stopped by a dam — something they couldn't have done since the late 1700s.
“Carpenter Dam, built across the river in the 1700s and enlarged over the decades, is being dismantled....”
Please visit this link to read the full article: HartfordCourant
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