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Offshore Clean Energy

Wind

for the

South Fork

Cost Effective
Advances in technology
allow utility-scale offshore
wind to be cost-competitive
with a new fossil plant

New turbines, such as


the Siemens 6.0-154
shown here, produce
much more energy than
turbines made only a
few years ago.

First Offshore Wind Farm in Europe


Vindeby, Denmark
Installed 1991
Still in Operation

First Offshore Wind Farm in China


Installed in 2007

First Offshore Wind


Farm in Japan
Installed 2013
Designed to replace
Fukushima

First Offshore Wind Farm in America


Installed 2015
Block Island, RI

{make this Slide #8 from the DGS Ins. Deck.}

Extensive
Stakeholder
Engagement

Environmental Groups

Native American Tribes

Commercial Fishing

Perfect
Environmental
Compliance
Record
-

Extensive permit and


environmental compliance
plans
No deviations from approved
plans in 2015
-

Expectation is zero
deviation in 2016

Third Party environmental


compliance monitor in place

Protected Species Observer (PSO)


Block Island Wind Farm Foundation Installation

Precedent-setting
Offshore Species
Mitigation Program
Number of PSOs:

10

Hours worked:

2,311

300

Local
Jobs

Local firms and workers involved


in every phase of project

Design and development


Fabrication
Installation
Service
Four RI ports used

Excellent
Safety
Record

2.05 Total Project Recordable Incident Rate

3.60

U.S. Construction Average Rate

4.80

Fabricated Metal Manufacturing Average Rate

Total man hours on project to date: 571,107

No serious injuries
Detailed project plans:
-

BIWF HSE Plan

BIWF Emergency Response Plan

Offshore Minimum PPE Requirements

Offshore Minimum Training Requirements

HSE Bridging Plan between all Major Contractors

Major Contractor HSE Plans

Major Contractor Emergency Response Plans

All
Foundations
Installed

Each foundation placed within 0.5 meters of


planned location

All welds 100% tested and confirmed

All repairs completed and verified

Inspections confirm that all work performed


according to design criteria

U.S. Vessels and


Workers Completed
Installation

1. Lift and set jacket on sea bed


2. Insert and drive piles into foundation
legs
3. Lift and set transition deck on jacket
and weld the two pieces together

Cable Installation
in Process

Horizontal directional drills for cable landing


on Block Island and mainland completed

First turbine connected to Block Island

Cable connecting Block Island to mainland


now being laid

Cable
Installation
Vessel
-

Big Max arrived in RI in February

Final outfitting work in Quonset

Offshore installation began in April

Turbine
Manufacturing on
Schedule

GE Turbine
Manufacturing
Facility in ProvPort
GE assembling turbine components

in ProvPort
Three levels of electrical and

mechanical equipment in each tower

Offshore
Service Vessel
Built in RI

Deepwater contracted with Rhode Island Fast Ferry (Quonset, Rhode Island) to build
a state of the art crew transfer vessel
Rhode Island Fast Ferry contracted with Blount Boats (Warren, Rhode Island) to
build the vessel
The crew transfer vessel is a 70 catamaran with a tier 3 engine and custom bow to
safety and efficiently transport workers from the Quonset to the Block Island Wind
Farm

Heavy Lift
Vessels for
Turbine
Installation

No U.S. Vessel has the capacity to install the 6MW GE Haliade turbines

DWW contracted with Fred Olsen (Norway) to use the Bold Tern to
install turbines at the Block Island Wind Farm site

DWW contracted with Montco Offshore (Houston, Texas) to use two


jack-up vessels to shuttle components from the Logistic Hub in ProvPort
to the offshore site.

Wind Turbine
Installation
Approximately 30
days in ~August
2016

The Opportunity
The Block Island Wind Farm
is the first step to larger
regional projects.

90 MW
Offshore
Wind Farm

5,000
4,500
4,000
3,500
3,000
2,500
2,000
1,500
1,000
500
0

200
180
160
140
120
100
80
60
40
20
0
0

12
16
20
Hour
Zone K (MW)
Offshore LI (MW)

24

Est. Deepwater ONE Production


(MW)

Zone K Load (MW)

Deepwater ONE delivers Energy when its Needed

Lowers Emissions and Power Prices


Upstate gets more Price Suppression than Downstate

This effect, called price


suppression has been well
documented by NYSERDA for
wind farms upstate
z
Because Long Island has higher
emissions and energy prices,
offshore wind will have an even
greater benefit than wind farms
upstate

0.25
Price in Cents/kWh

Wind energy will reduce


emissions and energy prices

Upstate Avg.

0.2
0.15
0.1

Downstate

0.05
0

Consolidate Edison
Orange and
Co-NY Inc.
Rockland Utils Inc.

Central Hudson
Gas and Elec.
Corp.

Niagra Mohawk Rochester Gas and


Power Corp.
Electric Corp.

Heat Map of New York State Energy Prices

A majority of voters statewide and on Long Island strongly support the


development of offshore wind power at least 12 to 15 miles off the coast of
Long Island

Q.
90
80
70

Would you support or oppose the development of offshore wind power in the ocean at least 12 to 15 miles
off the coast of Long Island?

82% Support

90
80

21%
Smwht

70

60

60

50

50

40

40

30

61%
Strongly

30

85% Support
22%
Smwht

63%
Strongly

20

12% Oppose

20

11% Oppose

10

8% Smwht

10

7% Smwht

4% Strongly

New York

4% Strongly

Long Island

Methodology: Public Policy Polling (PPP) conducted a phone poll of registered voters in New York from September 18-20, 2012. The
survey reached a representative sample of 601 voters statewide, plus an additional representative sample of 383 voters on Long Island.
At the 95% confidence level, the margin of error is +/-6.0% points for statewide results and +/-5.0% points for Long Island results.