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Offshore Wind Farm

Kate Sheppard

Coal Power Giant Wins Lease For Offshore Wind Farm

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A giant of coal-fired power won a $1.6 million lease to build the first wind farm off the coast of Virginia on Wednesday, a development ...

Is Offshore Wind Coming To The U.S.?

AP | By MICHELLE R. SMITH | Posted 10.04.2013 | Green

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — It will be a few years before energy is generated by any offshore wind farm in the United States, but efforts to get more of...

U.S. To Sell First-Ever Offshore Leases For Wind Farms

Reuters | Posted 08.04.2013 | Green

The U.S. Department of Interior said Tuesday its Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will hold the first ever competitive lease sale for renewa...

Is This The Key To Offshore Wind?

Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: Offshore wind power, attractive for so many reasons but right now rather expensive, could get another notch in its...

Will U.S. See Offshore Wind By 2014?

Posted 10.06.2012 | Green

From Earth Techling's Pete Danko: While Cape Wind in Massachusetts -- still at least two years from beginning ocean construction -- can surely clai...

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...

Jordan Howard

Salazar Promotes Offshore Wind

HuffingtonPost.com | Jordan Howard | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Wednesday announced the federal government will move forward with plans to accept applications to...

John Kerry Urges Cape Wind Approval

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BOSTON — U.S. Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts is urging federal officials to approve a key portion of Cape Wind's financing plan. Kerry and al...

Cape Cod Wind Farm, First Offshore, A Go: AP

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE From The Associated Press: A coalition of groups that oppose the construction of a wind farm in Nantucket Sound say they will sue "immediately"...

Cape Wind Project Would Save Billions, Report Says

The New York Times | SINDYA N. BHANOO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

An offshore wind farm in the Nantucket Sound could save the New England region billions of dollars over 25 years, according to a new report....