06 Mar '12, 10pm

Victory: Offshore wind gets $180 million in federal funding!

Victory: Offshore wind gets $180 million in federal funding!

Offshore Wind Gets a $180 Million Push Posted Tue, Mar 6, 2012 by MattH to clean energy , energy , new jersey , offshore wind energy , wind , wind turbines © Oceana Offshore wind development got a huge boost last week when the Department of Energy announced that it would provide $180 million in funding to support four planned offshore wind farms off the U.S. Atlantic coast. To get the ball rolling, $20 million of this funding is being released in 2012, which is great news for offshore wind development at a time when Congress has been floundering on clean energy. These funds will be used to support innovative strategies that, in the long-term, will help cut the costs of developing offshore wind . The Department of Energy’s support for offshore wind comes at a time of strong public support for offshore wind in coastal states, such as in New Jersey, where it has a 77% approva...

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