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TSM - Ben Hellerstein of Environment Massachusetts (R) speaks with reporters in New Bedford while Mayor Jon Mitchell listens in.
TSM - Ben Hellerstein of Environment Massachusetts (R) speaks with reporters in New Bedford while Mayor Jon Mitchell listens in.

Wind Supporters Urge Congress To Act On Incentives

 

Environmental groups, elected officials and offshore wind develpers are urging continued growth in wind energy production, and they're asking the Federal government to do its part. 

Environment Massachusetts is a citizens group committed to supporting wind projects across the commonwealth, including offshore wind development in New Bedford. 

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Nuon, flickr
Nuon, flickr

BCC Offering Turbine Training Courses

Bristol Community College is taking the lead, offering young people opportunities for advancement in the burgeoning offshore wind industry.

BCC is offering courses for offshore wind construction and maintenance of the turbines to be assembled in the city's South Terminal

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Nuon, flickr
Nuon, flickr

Cape Wind Could Threaten Fishing Industry

Cape Wind is expected to place 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound once preparations are complete.

According to Capewind.org, the project is currently in the financing stage, but construction on the turbines will begin by the end of the year.

Among some of the most concerned about the project's impacts ar

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Rendition from Cape Wind
Rendition from Cape Wind

Cape Wind Moves Forward On Deal With Falmouth Firm

The Cape Wind offshore wind project has signed a $15 million deal with a Falmouth company to do the upland construction work needed to bury the project's electric cables.

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Danish Firm To Invest In Cape Wind

The Cape Wind offshore wind project has secured a $200 million investment from a Danish pension fund in what its president says is a milestone for the proposed 130-turbine project.

The $2.6 billion Cape Wind project aims to be the nation's first offshore wind farm

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Photo - Cape Wind
Photo - Cape Wind

Business Group Backs Cape Wind

A Massachusetts business group is strongly backing the Cape Wind offshore wind project, after two other business groups recently attacked the project in newspaper ads.
 
    The Alliance for Business Leadership called Cape Wind ``an historic opportunity'' in a statement Wednesday

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Business Groups Take On Cape Wind

Two business groups are saying Massachusetts can't afford the Cape Wind offshore wind project.

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Economic Development Director Matt Morrissey speaks with residents at a South Central Neighborhood meeting.
Economic Development Director Matt Morrissey speaks with residents at a South Central Neighborhood meeting.

Trade Mission Promotes City’s Marine Commerce Terminal

A recent trade mission to Europe for the South End Marine Commerce Terminal was the subject of a South Central neighborhood meeting Tuesday.

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Litecontrol's Official Flickr Page, flickr
Litecontrol's Official Flickr Page, flickr

Keating Writes Lawmakers Supporting Cape Wind Loan Guarantee Bid

The 11-member Massachusetts congressional delegation has sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Energy urging him to approve a loan guarantee for the Cape Wind offshore wind project.

The Department of Energy is currently considering a loan guarantee for the 130-turbine project planned for Nantucket Sound

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Elite Ayrshire Business Circle, flickr
Elite Ayrshire Business Circle, flickr

Cape Wind Builds Support For Federal Loan

 

Supporters of the Cape Wind offshore wind project say they've submitted a petition with nearly 1,200 signatures in support of a Department of Energy loan guarantee for the project.

The petition was posted online by Cape Wind Now. The

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