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Cape Wind


Offshore Wind May Finally Be Here (Really)

New low prices for offshore wind energy projects in Europe have excited policymakers up and down the East Coast about prospects in the U.S. and emboldened some to finally pull…


One Step Back, One Step Forward for U.S. Offshore Wind

Though offshore wind is becoming increasingly important in Europe, with many hundreds-of-megawatts projects in service, the sector has stagnated in the U.S., with no operational facilities—and some high-profile failures. In…


Cape Wind in Jeopardy as Utilities Cancel Power Purchase Contracts

The controversial Cape Wind power project planned for development off Nantucket Island in Massachusetts has suffered what may be a fatal blow, The Boston Globe reported today. According to the…


DOE Takes Steps to Offer Cape Wind $150M Loan Guarantee

The much-delayed Cape Wind offshore wind project could be the latest recipient of a federal loan guarantee from the Department of Energy (DOE). The agency on Tuesday announced the first…


Federal Court Upholds FAA "No Hazard" Determination for Cape Wind

A federal court on Wednesday upheld the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA's) 2012 determination that the 130-turbine Cape Wind offshore wind farm proposed for Nantucket Sound, south of Cape Cod, Mass.,…