22 Jul '11, 12pm

Where Will a U.S. Wind Farm First Get Into the Water?: Cape Wind, the offshore wind farm famous for its 10-yea...

Where Will a U.S. Wind Farm First Get Into the Water?: Cape Wind, the offshore wind farm famous for its 10-yea...

from the Stockton College survey Cape Wind, the offshore wind farm famous for its 10-year fight against Cape Cod’s most prominent NIMBYs, will likely be the first U.S. project in federal waters . But there are three smaller pilot projects slated for state waters off Rhode Island, New Jersey and Ohio that are more likely to settle regulatory , permitting and finance issues and start generating electricity sooner. As Dr. Lorry Wagner, President of the Lake Erie Development Corporation (LEEDCo), put it, “We don’t have the Department of Interior to deal with.” The most likely first U.S. project will be in New Jersey state waters adjacent to Atlantic City. Fishermen’s Energy, a New Jersey-based consortium of commercial fishing companies that decided in 2007 to join offshore wind instead of fighting it, is the developer. “The six-turbine project,” said Rhonda Jackson, Fishermen’...

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renewableenergyworld.com 22 Jul '11, 1pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 22 Jul '11, 8pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 22 Jul '11, 7pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 19 Jul '11, 4pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 13 Jul '11, 5pm

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greentechmedia.com 28 Jul '11, 5pm

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Wind of discontent | Energy | The Earth Times via @earthtimes

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earthtimes.org 18 Jul '11, 7am

The downside of the world's energy solution An environmentalist observing the steady rotation of the hundreds offshore win...

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renewableenergyworld.com 14 Jul '11, 4pm

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awea.org 15 Jul '11, 4pm

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renewableenergyworld.com 25 Jul '11, 1pm

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earth911.com 24 Jul '11, 5pm

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