Latest event on South Fork - Deepwater Wind

On October 12, 2017, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management approved the Site Assessment Plan (SAP) for Lease OCS-A 0486 (Deepwater Wind New England LLC). The SAP approval allows for the installation of an AXYS FLiDAR 6M™ meteorological buoy within the lease area. Read more

Latest Update: 12 October 2017

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Project Details for South Fork - Deepwater Wind
General Information Name South Fork - Deepwater Wind correct
Other names correct
Country name United States correct
Region Rhode Island/Massachusetts correct
Comments This project will be the first phase of the regional offshore wind farm.

Deepwater Wind is also proposing to build 15MW of lithium-ion battery storage technology designed and installed by General Electric.
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Round (or category) Rhode Island and Massachusetts Auction, Long Island Power Authority correct
Development status Concept/Early Planning correct
Power & Turbines Project capacity 90 MW - 96 MW correct
Turbine model 12 x 8MW favoured over 15 x 6MW correct
Turbine capacity 6 MW - 8 MW correct
Number of turbines 12 - 15 correct
Total turbine height correct
Hub height correct
Rotor diameter correct
Foundation Grounded: correct
Windspeed 10 year mean wind speed (2000-2009) Available online now
Costs Stated project cost USD(mill) 740.00 correct
Location & Environment Sea name Atlantic Ocean correct
Centre latitude 41.103° correct
Centre longitude -71.210° correct
Area 36 km2 correct
Depth range (Chart Datum) 31 m - 36 m correct
Depth range stated by developer correct
Distance from shore (reported) 48 km correct
Distance from shore (computed from centre) 39 km correct
Ports Installation base New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal correct
Ops and maintenance correct
Grid Converter/Collector platforms correct
Offshore transformers 1 correct
Grid connection point 69 kV bus at the East Hampton substation correct
Cable landing point Napeague correct
Export Cables
Please note that export cables connect the offshore transformer (substation) to either; shore or an offshore HVAC-HVDC converter station for onward transmission via HVDC cabling. Please see the converters page for planned converter stations and transmission cables.

The export cable length does not generally include the onshore component. The exception is when the onshore substation is close to shore.
Number of export cables 1 correct
Average length per cable 80.5 km correct
Transmission type (e.g. HVAC) AC correct
Nominal voltage 138 kV correct
Maximum voltage correct
Power rating correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section area correct
Insulation correct
Number fibre optics correct
Export minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Burial depth correct
Comments correct
Onshore Cables Number of onshore cables correct
Average length per cable correct
Comments correct
Array Cables Array cable length correct
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Transmission type (e.g. MVAC) MVAC correct
Nominal voltage correct
Maximum voltage correct
Burial depth correct
Number of cores correct
Conductor type correct
Section correct
Insulation correct
Power rating correct
Number of fibre optics correct
Minimum bend radius (MBR) correct
Comments correct
Benefits Homes powered annually 67993 correct
CO2 reduced per year 137413 tonnes correct
SO2 reduced per year 3196 tonnes correct
Expected life correct
Other Website Visit correct

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