Nantucket Sound

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 econom…
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.
 
    Cape Wind has been cleared to build a $2...
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 S…
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...