Two Offshore Wind Projects Are Proposed

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Floating wind generator
Floating wind generator

AW Hawai`i Wind LLC has submitted applications for two offshore wind generating facilities, which will be the subject of a meeting Wednesday, June 3, in Honolulu. For more information on the meeting, including how to register, see

http://www.boem.gov/Renewable-Energy-Program/State-Activities/Hawaii.aspx

The proposals anticipate installing a grid of 51 floating turbines, capable of generating 400 megawatts of electricity, 12 miles northwest of Ka`ena Point and another, similarly scaled, about 12 miles due south of Diamond Head.

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