As it seeks investors, a project off the Massachusetts coast that aims to be the nation’s first offshore wind farm must reach fast-approaching benchmarks or risk missing out on hundreds of millions in critical funding.
The 11-member Massachusetts congressional delegation has sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Energy urging him to approve a loan guarantee for the Cape Wind offshore wind power project.
The long-planned Cape Wind offshore wind farm is moving its headquarters to a Cape Cod marina as it nears its projected start of construction, project officials said Thursday.
The Massachusetts utility NStar has agreed to buy power from the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm for more than double what electricity from conventional sources is projected to cost.
Gov. Deval Patrick’s administration says Northeast Utilities and NStar have agreed to purchase power from Cape Wind as a condition of a proposed merger of the utilities.
A panel of experts appointed by the state says wind turbines do not pose serious health risks for nearby residents.
The long-planned Cape Wind offshore wind project is unlikely to be producing electricity by mid-2015.
The state’s highest court has upheld a deal in which the electric utility National Grid agreed to buy power from the planned Cape Wind offshore wind farm.
A Decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals said the FAA didn’t adequately determine whether the planned 130 turbines, each 440 feet tall, would pose a danger to pilots
The nation’s first offshore wind farm enjoys high-profile federal and state backing, but it hasn’t been able to win over one important party: the second-largest utility in Massachusetts.