Online information session on next offshore wind project

Thu, 11/12/2020 - 5:30pm

The public is invited to an online discussion about the next large-scale offshore wind farm project, Revolution Wind, that will bring energy to more than 350,000 homes in Rhode Island and Connecticut.

The information sessions will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 1 p.m. and again on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. Both sessions will be held live. Participants can go to to access the registration link. Once registered, Eventbrite will provide details on how to join the session. According to Ørsted, which is developing the project with Eversource, a recording of the sessions and an opportunity to comment will remain available until Dec. 31.

According to Ørsted, the project’s wind turbines will be located more than 15 miles south of the Rhode Island coast and 22 miles southeast of the Connecticut coast. An underground transmission cable from the wind farm will land in North Kingstown.