Environmental impacts cape wind would pose threats and risks to the rich environment cape wind's own studies show that in the event of a spill, oil would reach the shoreline of the cape and islands in less than five hours the project would also disrupt commercial and recreational. If it is successful, the cape cod wind project would be the nation's first-ever offshore wind farm and its largest renewable energy installation. Cape wind, touted as america's first offshore wind project, became one of america's most high-profile and controversial wind-energy projects fourteen years in the making, estimated at $26 billion for 130 turbines, covering 25 square miles in nantucket sound off the coast of massachusetts, the cape wind project has yet to install one. Cape wind project 21 likes in 2015, the cape wind project was terminated, including parts of rhode island, we need to bring it back for the great. After an extensive review process, mass audubon supports the development of cape wind and we have compiled extensive review comments and field research on the project. Cape wind, the first-ever us offshore wind farm, off cape cod, was finally given.
Cape wind is a factual account of the political and social conspiracy that continues to oppose an innovative and needed project having lived in a similar through-the-looking-glass world during the development of an energy project and grown up in southeastern massachusetts i was prepared to read about bad behavior by elected officials in. Kert davies, research director at greenpeace, in response to interior secretary ken salazar's announcement today that the cape wind offshore wind project will be allowed to move forward to construction after nearly a decade of debate and deliberation. Introduction and background the cape wind project could potentially lead to the breakthrough of alternative/renewable energy sources and be the impetus that guides the united states on a path to energy security and. Up to date information on cape wind offshore wind farm in us: power output, turbine statistics, water depths, developers and contractors, wind speed, project progress, maps, news articles, weather and discussion forum. Without the power contracts, it is unlikely cape wind would be able to finance and build the 130-turbine project.
The us government approved a big wind energy project off massachusetts last week after nine years of deliberations—a sobering fact suggesting investors shouldn't hold their breath waiting for the industry to take off, even though clean energy etf prices popped up on the news. The commonwealth of massachusetts is actively working on many aspects to site and develop potential offshore wind projects responsibly, reduce their risks, and cultivate jobs in the sector highlights of these efforts include. Minerals management service office of public affairs efforts to reach a decision on the cape wind energy project project description cape wind associates, llc proposed to construct and operate a commercial wind energy.
The cape wind project aims to put 130 wind turbines across 24 square miles of horseshoe shoal almost five miles offshore of massachusetts' cape cod. A court order will lead to further environmental analysis of the moribund cape wind project but a key opponent to the proposed 130-turbine wind farm in nantucket sound says the original analysis is outdated and needs to be scuttled―not supplemented the environmental impact statement is obsolete, said audra parker, president of.
Op-ed article by robert f kennedy jr says he supports wind power on high seas and on wind farms in appropriate landscapes, but not on nantucket sound, which energy management co is trying to do with its cape wind project says project would privatize 24 square miles of heavily used waterway says project is financially feasible only because. Cape wind associates announced today that it has ceased the development of its proposed offshore wind farm and is surrendering its federal lease for 46 square miles in nantucket sound, officially putting an end to a 16-year effort to build the controversial project cape wind has confirmed to the bureau of ocean energy management that it has.
We are an independent service provider offering professional construction and o&m services for the wind energy industry home about services select projects contact west cape contact west cape wind farm project: west cape, 102 mw role: development, construction management. The cape wind project's goal is to develop additional sources of wind energy in the nantucket sound learn why it has faced very strong opposition for more than 10 years from some stakeholders, even after gaining the last of the necessary permits and approval from the federal level in 2010. The cape wind project was a proposed offshore wind farm on horseshoe shoal in nantucket sound off cape cod, massachusetts, united statesit was approved but then lost several key contracts and suffered from several licensing and legislative setbacks the developer, jim gordon of energy management inc, eventually terminated the lease rights for. Cape cod's offshore wind farm: yay or nay posted on april 29, 2010 by courtney image credit: herbert proepper/ap but by going in this direction it can only get better i'm 14 and i definately agree with the cape wind project.
Perhaps it's because we are exhausted from fighting cape wind for so long, perhaps we are tired of the specious arguments against appropriately sited offshore wind, or perhaps we are frustrated by the small minority of people who would delay or even stop a project that benefits the common goodwhatever the reason, we are not going to oppose. Save our sound: the alliance to the historic body of water that lies between cape cod and the islands of martha's vineyard and nantucket the boston globe letter to the editor: as wind projects advance, nantucket sound remains read more. America's first-ever offshore wind farm is going over-budget before construction even begins, critics say the $26 billion cape wind project, a private project benefiting from millions in federal subsidies, plans to pioneer offshore wind energy in pursuit of an eco-friendly, sustainable energy supply. Cape wind's long-running quest to both sides claiming victory after latest ruling on cape wind 3 court decisions that had found regulators complied with environmental and endangered species laws in permitting the project cape wind celebrated that the higher court had not.