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  • 30 December 2010

    As Massachusetts prepares to review a proposed utility merger between NStar (NYSE: NST) and Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU), outgoing Patrick… By Kyle Alspach (bizjournals) [mappress] Source: bizjournals, December 30, 2010

  • 29 December 2010

    The Obama administration has stuck a huge “for lease” sign in vast swaths of federal waters south of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket.   By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, December 29, 2010

  • 29 December 2010

    Residents of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket better get used to a lot of wind farms surrounding their resort islands.   By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, December 29, 2010

  • 29 December 2010

    Life on the green front has been admittedly glum in 2010. A series of deadly spills and explosions, only the least of which was the BP Gulf mess, haven’t yet led to serious reforms; what’s more, the climate bill died a tortured death in the U.S. Senate this summer. All while we are on track […]

  • 24 December 2010

    A controversial radio ad attacking Governor Deval Patrick’s support for an offshore wind farm that aired during the final days of the governor’s race was funded in part with a donation from a prominent fund-raiser for Patrick’s Republican rival, Charles D. Baker. The fund-raiser, Christopher F. Egan, was cochairman of Baker’s finance committee, according to […]

  • 23 December 2010

    The Patrick administration is signaling it will hold hostage the proposed Nstar-Northeast Utilities merger unless the two electric companies agree to buy Cape Wind power and prove they have “outstanding track records” on clean-energy issues. In a recent speech to utility insiders, Gov. Deval Patrick’s outgoing environmental and energy czar Ian Bowles said the regulatory […]

  • 21 December 2010

    A broken campaign pledge by Gov. Deval Patrick could end up costing Massachusetts ratepayers big bucks if yet another massive wind farm is built off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard. When he first ran for governor in 2005, the then-relatively unknown Patrick broke out of the Democratic pack by endorsing the controversial Cape Wind project. […]

  • 20 December 2010

    Offshore windmills used to create energy are unfamiliar territory to most in south Louisiana. But some say the technology, which is undergoing a big push for development by the Obama administration, could be a new growth area for shipbuilding and fabrication companies. Trade associations, including the Shipbuilders Council of America, say clusters of wind turbines […]

  • 17 December 2010

    Greenpeace, the global environmental advocacy group, has filed a formal complaint with the Internal Revenue Service asking the agency to… (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, December 17, 2010

  • 14 December 2010

    The enhanced federal tax cut package expected to be voted on next week could include a windfall for Cape Wind and other renewable energy…   By Mark Arsenault and Beth Daley (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, December 14, 2010

  • 14 December 2010

    The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, the nonprofit group that has spearheaded opposition to the nation’s first offshore wind farm for… (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, December 14, 2010

  • 13 December 2010

    Two parties have filed an appeal with the state Supreme Judicial Court of the decision approving the rate for half of the power from Cape…   By Kyle Alspach (bizjournals) [mappress] Source: bizjournals, December 13, 2010

  • 10 December 2010

    A larger and more expensive wind farm than the controversial Cape Wind project is proposed for an area off the coasts of Massachusetts and…   By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, December 10, 2010

  • 3 December 2010

    Goodwin Procter LLP, a national Am Law 50 firm, will present “Offshore: The Next Frontier in Wind Energy,” a new conference to take place in New York City on December 8, 2010. Industry executives from companies including GE, Bechtel Power Corporation, Great Lakes Wind Energy, Garrad Hassan America, Inc., and Apex Offshore Wind will provide […]

  • 30 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    NOW THAT utility regulators have approved National Grid’s deal to buy half the electricity generated by the Cape Wind project, another major… (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, November 30, 2010;

  • 23 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Utilities has approved the $2.7 billion electric rate deal between Cape Wind and National Grid, providing Cape Wind… By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, November 23, 2010;

  • 22 November 2010

    Massachusetts could soon be home to the nation’s first offshore wind farm – and state officials are hoping to use the Cape Wind project to… (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, November 22, 2010;

  • 22 November 2010

    In company announcement No. 40/2010 of 26 October 2010, Vestas informed about its considerations in relation to a potential change in accounting policies, which could have a significant effect on previous as well as future financial statements. As illustrated in this announcement, the consequence of the new policy regarding recognition of revenue for supply-and-installation projects […]

  • 15 November 2010

    Wind power off Rhode Island’s coast will be the subject of a conference intended to draw representatives of industry, government and…   (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, November 15, 2010;

  • 1 November 2010

    Cape Wind foes have filed a lawsuit against the Patrick administration seeking documents showing coordination between project developers… (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, November 01, 2010;

  • 28 October 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Patrick administration started crafting a plan last May to buy a $91 million, publicly funded ship whose main job would be to plant wind… By Christine McConville (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, October 28, 2010

  • 26 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    A month ago, as the battle over a proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound was being heard by state regulators, William I. Koch, the fossil fuel magnate and Cape Cod summer resident, donated $100,000 to the Republican Governors Association. Koch, a longtime opponent of Cape Wind and cochairman of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, […]

  • 21 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Stung by criticism over the high cost of the Cape Wind project, Gov. Deval Patrick will announce today that some of the jobs for the…   By Jay Fitzgerald  (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, October 21, 2010;

  • 19 October 2010

    A local company will make foundations and metal components for the controversial Cape Wind project in Nantucket Sound.Middleboro-based Mass… By Thomas Grillo (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, October 19, 2010;

  • 12 October 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Google and a New York financial firm have each agreed to invest heavily in a proposed $5 billion transmission backbone for future offshore… (boston) [mappress] Source:boston  ,October 12, 2010;

  • 22 September 2010

    Gov. Deval Patrick said in an interview that the election of either of his two main opponents would be a “giant step backward” for the… By Kyle Alspach (bizjournals) [mappress] Source: bizjournals, September 22, 2010;