Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Treehugger Tuesday

A 1 Gigawatt New England Offshore Wind Farm Inches Forward

As reported in "Renewable Energy World" the company Deepwater Wind "has officially submitted plans to develop a 1,000-megawatt wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island and Massachusetts".

"Deepwater Wind says its massive project, dubbed the Deepwater Wind Energy Center (DWEC), represents the “second generation” of offshore wind farms in the United States. No wind farms have yet been built off American waters. However, those that have been proposed and approved — such as Cape Wind in Nantucket Sound — are much smaller."

Read the entire article here.

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