South Fork Wind Farm

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New York regulators have approved a proposal to build a transmission cable under a beach in Wainscott, Long Island. The cable will bring power from the state’s first offshore wind project: South Fork Wind.

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A group of residents have sued the Town of East Hampton, Long Island, to block developers of an offshore wind project from burying a high-powered transmission cable under Wainscott Beach.

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On Long Island, the East Hampton Town Trustees met this week to hear comments from community stakeholders on draft agreements with the developers of the South Fork Wind Farm.

Deep Water Wind
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Developers of an offshore wind farm in eastern Long Island say they don’t expect the project to be operational until the end of 2023.