Gulf Island Fabrication gets offshore wind farm contract

Deepwater Wind awarded Gulf Island Fabrication, Inc. a contract for the fabrication of five jacket/piles for the Block Island Wind Farm off the coast of Rhode Island.

The Block Island Wind Farm is a shallow water wind turbine project located in the Atlantic Ocean and is the first offshore wind project for the US. 

“We are excited to be a part of the Block Island Wind Farm, as the industry continues to explore alternative energy solutions to meet the increasing demands for power,” says Kirk Meche, president and CEO.

Image from Deepwater Wind.

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