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December 7, 2023

Offshore wind power comes to US grid

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Off the coast of eastern Long Island, an 800-foot tall turbine has begun sending electricity onto the U.S. grid from what's set to be the country's first commercial offshore wind farm.

It's a milestone many years in the making and at the same time a modest advance in what experts say needs to be a major build-out of this type of clean electricity to address climate change.


 
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