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Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Planned in New York Waters

  • Project off Montauk would produce 90 megawatts when complete
  • Deepwater Wind selected to build its second offshore project
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The Long Island Power Authority plans to approve a 90 megawatt wind farm off the coast of New York that would become the largest in the U.S. when completed.

Deepwater Wind LLC was selected to install 15 offshore turbines about 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Montauk for a project that the utility’s board expects to approve at a meeting on July 20, said Sid Nathan, a spokesman for the state-owned utility, which is operated by Public Service Enterprise Group Inc.