Information on wind energy in Rhode Island: current market, programs, incentives, and resources to learn more.

Learn about Wind

Do you have questions about the use of wind energy in Rhode Island? Want to learn about the benefits, impacts, and facts? Click here to view our answers to some common questions about wind energy.

Offshore Wind

In 2016, Rhode Island became home to the first offshore wind project in the nation with the successful installation of the 30 MW Block Island Wind Farm. Click here to learn more about offshore wind in Rhode Island.

Wind Siting

A number of public-private partnerships and state initiatives have evaluated siting considerations associated with offshore and onshore wind in Rhode Island. Click here to learn more about wind siting in Rhode Island.

Programs & Incentives

Want to learn if wind power is right for your home or business? Wind is an eligible technology under the Rhode Island programs listed below. Click here for more information on Rhode Island’s energy programs and incentives.