WASHINGTON - The Long Island Power Authority may issue bonds if it decides to take and ownership interest in an offshore wind farm that it plans to develop with Consolidated Edison Inc. more than 13 miles off the coast of New York City's Rockaway Peninsula, LIPA officials said last week.

The proposed offshore wind farm, which would provide power to both entities, has the potential to be the largest in the country, according to the utilities. LIPA and Con Edison have formed a public-private partnership to develop the wind farm.

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