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The Block Island Wind Farm is a 30-megawatt offshore wind farm to be located approximately three miles southeast of Block Island consisting of 5 turbines. The wind farm will be located entirely in Rhode Island state waters. The wind farm will generate over 125,000 megawatt hours annually, enough to power over 17,000 homes. Power will be exported to the mainland electric grid via the 21-mile, bi-directional Block Island Transmission System, a submarine cable proposed to make landfall in Narragansett, Rhode Island.
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Deepwater Wind plans to begin transmission construction as early as 2014 and offshore construction in 2015.
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