United States

United States

Ørsted and US utility join forces for 900MW Revolution 2 proposal

Ørsted and US utility Eversource have submitted a joint proposal in response to Rhode Island’s state’s offshore wind solicitation for the 884MW Revolution 2 project. 

A state law, enacted in July 2022, requires a procurement for between 600MW-1GW of new offshore wind capacity. A request for proposals for 1GW was announced in October. Proposals were due on 1 February 2023.

In July 2022, Rhode Island Governor Dan McKee announced the state’s second competitive offshore wind solicitation. 

Permitting has started for Revolution 1, at 704MW and also developed by Ørsted and Eversource. Electricity from 304 MW of Revolution 1 will go to neighbouring Connecticut and 400 MW to Rhode Island.

Rhode Island, in New England, is home to the nation’s first offshore wind farm, 30MW Block Island. The state has a climate goal of 100 per cent renewable energy by 2033. 

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in