Here are some frequently asked questions about the Ocean Wind project. If you do not find an answer to your question, please contact us at email@example.com.
Turbines are designed to weather 1,000-year storms and remain operational until ~60 mph. Once the wind reaches above that speed, the turbines are placed in a protective mode. The Block Island Wind Farm, which Ørsted operates has successfully weathered several hurricanes and strong nor’easters since coming online in December 2016.
Turbines for the U.S. market are designed to comply with the most recent Tropical Storm design class (“T-class”), design standards used in areas with cyclones.