Right now, it is a 28-acre field with a dramatic waterfront view of New Bedford Harbor and Buzzards Bay. But within a few years, and with $35 million in public funds, city officials here plan to convert the site into a bustling hub of activity, with hundreds of workers assembling giant wind turbines and loading them on ships bound for Cape Wind, the Nantucket Sound wind farm; and eventually, for even larger offshore wind energy developments.
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