Budding U.S. offshore wind industry facing rough seas

By: - July 14, 2023 6:00 am
The GE-Alstom Block Island Wind Farm stands 3 miles off of Block Island on Sept. 22, 2016 New Shoreham, Rhode Island.

The GE-Alstom Block Island Wind Farm off the coach of Rhode Island, which became operational in December 2016, was the first commercial offshore wind farm in U.S. waters. New coastal wind projects are facing supply chain issues. (Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

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Robert Zullo
Robert Zullo

Robert Zullo is a national energy reporter based in southern Illinois focusing on renewable power and the electric grid. Robert joined States Newsroom in 2018 as the founding editor of the Virginia Mercury. Before that, he spent 13 years as a reporter and editor at newspapers in Virginia, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Louisiana. He has a bachelor's degree from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. He grew up in Miami, Fla., and central New Jersey.

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