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Cape Wind Project

Major Offshore Wind Project Faces Funding Deadline

AP | By JAY LINDSAY | Posted 01.30.2014 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — As it seeks investors, a project off the Massachusetts coast that aims to be the nation's first offshore wind farm must reach fast-app...

Huffington This Week: Headwinds

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green
Arianna Huffington

Twelve years after Jim Gordon, a New England developer of natural gas plants, launched his effort to build the country's first offshore wind project, the effort is mired in a bureaucratic tangle of permits, sign-offs and lawsuits.

Why We Need to Fight for Cape Wind. Now.

John B. Kassel | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green
John B. Kassel

For Massachusetts, Cape Wind is the most important clean energy project. For the nation, it's a bellwether of what's to come. Will we chose to create a clean energy future, or to repeat our dirty energy past.

FAA Under Scrutiny For Offshore Wind Project

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 09.17.2012 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — Two powerful congressmen asked the Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday to answer whether it ruled that a Massachusetts offshore...

FAA Employees Allegedly Called Wind Project 'Highly Political'

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 08.15.2012 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — Federal Aviation Administration employees felt political pressure to approve a wind farm planned off Cape Cod and did so amid internal...

Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Cape Spin provides an in-depth look into the well-funded political tug-of-war that has transpired since the original 2001 proposal for Cape Wind's energy project.

2 New England Utilities Agree To Buy Offshore Wind Power

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 04.17.2012 | Green

BOSTON (AP) — Energy companies Northeast Utilities and NStar have agreed to buy more than a quarter of the power produced by the long-planned Cape W...

Feds Approve Building Plan For First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm

AP | By STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 06.19.2011 | Green

BOSTON -- A federal agency approved a construction and operations plan for the Cape Wind project off the Massachusetts coast, clearing the way for wor...

Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Proposed For Rhode Island

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A renewable energy company has proposed what it says would be the largest offshore wind farm in the United States: a 200-turb...

"Drill, Baby, Drill?" That's What Got Us Into This Oily Mess

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

As Americans, we're lucky to have the choices that come with prosperity. It shouldn't take an epic man-made disaster like the BP oil spill to help us make the right ones.

A Very Mighty Wind

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

hat happens when millions of gallons of oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico, threatening environmental destruction and the loss of thousands of jobs? You'd think that a move toward renewable energy would be met with much fanfare.

Cape Wind Project (VIDEO): The Arguments On Both Sides

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Cape Wind, the first-ever U.S. offshore wind farm, off Cape Cod, was finally given government approval Wednesday after being hotly contested for nine ...

Cape Wind Project Challenges: Lawsuits, Financing

AP | JAY LINDSAY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BOSTON — With federal approval behind them, developers of what would be the nation's first offshore wind farm still have a tough journey ahead b...

Cape Wind Project: Everything You Need To Know (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After 9 years of federal review, the Obama administration has approved Cape Wind, the nation's first offshore wind farm which will be built in the Nan...

Cape Wind Project Should Move Forward: NYT Editorial

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Given the country's need for alternative energy sources -- and the administration's commitment to promoting them -- it would be dismaying if he did no...

The Real Cost of Cape Wind

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susan Deily-Swearingen

I don't see how we can, in good conscience, oppose a project that could lead our country towards a greener economy and lifestyle.