Interior Sec. to reveal Cape Wind details in Mass.
The project, to be located in Nantucket Sound, still faces hurdles, including legal challenges from opponents who have long battled the project. ...Developers of the 468-megawatt project are still shopping for a buyer for about half the power the turbines are expected to generate.
April 18, 2011
by Dina Cappiello
in Associated Press
BOSTON -- U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is heading to Boston to reveal more details Tuesday about the progress of what would be the nation's first offshore wind farm.
Salazar will unveil a final operation and construction plan for the proposed 130-turbine Cape Wind project, an individual briefed on the announcement told The Associated Press.
The individual declined to be identified because he was not authorized to discuss the announcement ahead of the event.
The Cape Wind project has been in the works for more than 10 years, but received its final federal permit in January from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,... [continue via Web link]