Wind Power

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The Long Island Power Authority says its average customer would see their bills go up by about $1.50 per month to help pay for the South Fork Wind Farm. They say the low increase is due to less expensive wind technology.

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The president of Orsted North America, the Danish company that will build offshore wind farms in the U.S., broke ground on its new office in New London, Connecticut, yesterday.

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Monday was the deadline for bids on proposals for offshore wind farms to supply power to Connecticut.

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The planned offshore wind farm in eastern Long Island will require cables to come to shore to transport electricity from the turbines to homes. But residents and activists don’t want construction in their neighborhoods. 

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New England commercial fishermen have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. Now, they’re worried new offshore wind farms will make things worse. Construction is set to begin this year on the country’s first large scale offshore wind project. Most of the attention has focused on jobs and the economy, but the fishermen say they’re also worried about safety.

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