Unexploded munitions found at first large US offshore wind farm sitesJuly 19, 2022
Vineyard Wind and Revolution Wind are set to be some of the first commercial offshore wind farms in the US. However, seven unexploded munitions have just been discovered at the sites, which the developers will have to work around
19 July 2022
Wind farm developers have found unexploded munitions at two sites set to be some of the first commercial offshore wind farms in the US. After decades of military dumping, weapons on the seabed aren’t uncommon, but the developers will have to work around them.
Despite being a leader in onshore wind farms, the US lags behind Europe and Asia in tapping windy, coastal areas for renewable energy. President Joe Biden’s administration is hoping to change …