Winery Wind and Revolution Wind are set to be among the first industrial offshore wind farms within the US. Nevertheless, seven unexploded munitions have simply been found on the websites, which the builders should work round



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19 July 2022

The GE-Alstom Block Island Wind Farm stands in the water off Block Island, Rhode Island, U.S., on Wednesday, Sept, 14, 2016. The installation of five 6-megawatt offshore-wind turbines at the Block Island project gives turbine supplier GE-Alstom first-mover advantage in the U.S. over its rivals Siemens and MHI-Vestas. Photographer: Eric Thayer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

The US at the moment solely has small offshore windfarms, like this one close to Rhode Island

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Wind farm builders have discovered unexploded munitions at two websites set to be among the first industrial offshore wind farms within the US. After many years of navy dumping, weapons on the seabed aren’t unusual, however the builders should work round them.

Regardless of being a pacesetter in onshore wind farms, the US lags behind Europe and Asia in tapping windy, coastal areas for renewable vitality. President Joe Biden’s administration is hoping to alter …

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