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Renewable Energy Bill
The Massachusetts House Energy Committee is sending a bill to the full House that would jumpstart the renewable energies industries in the state. The bill calls for utilities to solicit longterm contracts of 15-20 years with providers of hydropower and offshore wind, allocating 1,200 megawatts of en…
Big Day On Monday
The New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will welcome its first cargo ship on Monday.
The vessel Thorco Svenborg  is delivering wind turbine components for a land-based project in Plymouth.
The Baker Administration has been critical of the $113-million, state-funded terminal project because offsh…
How Dead Is Cape Wind?
Earlier this week, the Mass. Clean Energy Center and Cape Wind mutually agreed to terminate a lease agreement at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal.
If the project ever got off the ground, Cape Wind would have used the terminal as a staging area before erecting the turbines off Nantucket Sound.…
Cape Wind Out
Cape Wind and the Mass. Clean Energy Center have mutually agreed to end their lease that would have allowed Cape Wind to use the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford as a staging area for its offshore wind project.
A spokesperson for the Clean Energy Center says the agreement was terminated becaus…
Can It Happen Here?
City officials say they're disappointed that financial issues have stalled the Cape Wind project, and its plan to use New Bedford as a staging area for its offshore wind turbines. But Mayor Jon Mitchell feels New Bedford is still very much in the picture for other wind projects in the Atlantic.…
Cape Wind Setback
Two major utilities have terminated their contracts to buy power from the proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound, saying project managers had missed a crucial deadline.

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