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Wind turbines approved for Port of Providence

EcoRI News reports that the Narragansett Bay Commission has approved a $12 million construction contract to build three wind turbines at the Port of Providence.

The turbines should be operational by March of next year.

In other wind turbine news, WPRI reports that Deepwater Wind has submitted new plans for a 200 turbine wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island and Massachusetts.


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6 Responses to Wind turbines approved for Port of Providence

  1. Jef Nickerson October 6, 2011 at 10:44 am #

    WPRI story in which they use the word “Towering” a dozen times:

    Wind turbines planned for Providence: wpri.com

  2. Andrew October 6, 2011 at 4:35 pm #

    They’re interrupting my views out the bay, which I use during religious ceremonies.

  3. Jef Nickerson October 6, 2011 at 5:45 pm #

    NOW I WON’T BE ABLE TO SEE THE STATE HOUSE FROM THE SCRAPYARD!!!11!

  4. David Rocha October 8, 2011 at 2:19 pm #

    YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!

  5. David Rocha October 8, 2011 at 2:25 pm #

    Sadly, I just found out they’re made in China. Booo.

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