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Mayor Mitchell Anticipates More Business After Offshore Wind Announcement

Mayor Jon Mitchell is hoping the efforts the city has taken to break into the offshore wind industry pay off.

The state announced Tuesday four additional leases of over 700,000 acres in Nantucket Sound to be used for offshore wind

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Getty Images Europe
Getty Images Europe

State Announces More Commercial Wind Energy Leases

Gov. Deval Patrick and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell say more than 742,000 more acres off the Massachusetts coast are being opened for commercial wind energy leases.

Patrick said Wednesday the state ``is poised to lead the charge in offshore wind energy development,'' and gain economic and environmental benefits

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Getty Images

Danish Firm Invests In Cape Wind Project

The board of a Danish export credit agency has approved a $600 million loan to the Cape Wind offshore energy project.

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Nuon, flickr
Nuon, flickr

Cape Wind Signs Deal With Siemens Energy Inc.

 The developers of a project off the Massachusetts coast that aims to be the nation's first offshore wind farm have signed a contract with Siemens Energy Inc. to make, install and maintain the project's turbines

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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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tsm - Cape Wind's Jim Gordon at UMass Dartmouth
tsm - Cape Wind's Jim Gordon at UMass Dartmouth

Cape Wind President Says Project “Fully Permitted” And Ready To Go

A gathering of state and local elected officials and business leaders at UMass Dartmouth on Friday, reviewing prospects for economic development. 

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