offshore wind farm

Feds Put Positive Spin on Offshore Wind Farm, Critics Persist

Feds Put Positive Spin on Offshore Wind Farm, Critics Persist

BOSTON, Massachusetts, January 19, 2009 (ENS) – America’s first offshore wind farm has moved closer to the construction stage now that the federal government has released a favorable Final Environmental Impact Statement on the project. The Minerals Management Service Friday issued a 2,800-page FEIS on the Cape Wind project planned for Nantucket Sound off the…

New Jersey to Develop First East Coast Offshore Wind Farm

New Jersey to Develop First East Coast Offshore Wind Farm

NEWARK, New Jersey, October 15, 2008 (ENS) – Garden State Offshore Energy has won a $4 million grant from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to develop what will be the first offshore wind farm on the East Coast. It will be located southeast of Atlantic City, at least 16 miles off the coast.…

First U.S. Sale of Offshore Wind Power Signed

First U.S. Sale of Offshore Wind Power Signed

NEWARK, Delaware, June 24, 2008 (ENS) – The first offshore wind farm to be developed in the United States has already sold one-third of the power that will be generated during its first 25 years of operation before a turbine is even placed in the water. Delmarva Power agreed Monday to buy up to 200…

Britain Budgets for Future Low-carbon Economy

Britain Budgets for Future Low-carbon Economy

LONDON, UK, March 7, 2008 (ENS) – In its budget for 2008-2009, the British government has allocated hundreds of millions of pounds for clean energy technologies over the next three years. Secretary of State for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Hilary Benn, MP, Thursday announced an increase in funding for clean energy technologies, investments and…