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  • 16 January 2012

    New England’s power grid manager said that the Cape Wind offshore wind project is unlikely to start producing electricity by mid-2015, even though Cape Wind officials think otherwise, reports The Associated Press. Proposed in 2001, Cape Wind is still seeking buyers for the unsold half of its power. For the sold part of projects power, […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates might suffer another setback in their efforts to build a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, after the state’s energy agency recommended that the company’s permit for two underwater power lines should not be extended for two additional years, according to The Boston Globe. The developer said that the decision reached by the […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Driving home the point that the end of Cape Wind is near, the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound launched a new radio campaign across the Cape and the Islands. The radio spots highlight the costly threats associated with the proposed massive wind turbine project that would be located in Nantucket Sound – threats to fishermen, […]

  • 24 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind Communications Director Mark Rodgers releases statement on news of NSTAR land-based wind contracts. “Cape Wind, taken together with all of the planned land based wind and solar projects in the region, still do not satisfy the demand for clean energy in New England. NSTAR’s new contracts represent only a modest portion of the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Technology

    CAPE Holland will open its doors to celebrate the product launch of the Vibro Lifting Tool on Friday, 22nd May and Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at their facility in Beilen, the Netherlands. Last year CAPE Holland introduced The CAPE Vibro System™ with the main component being the Register’ certified Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT). Equipped with […]

  • 11 July 2010
    R&D

    A new report on the financial threat posed by Cape Wind to consumers makes it even more clear that Attorney General Martha Coakley is taking the right steps by demanding more answers about the true cost — and true profits — of this beleaguered project. The Attorney General is demanding that Cape Wind and National […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Environment

    The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) has condemned a decision by the Department of Public Utilities to approve a contract between Cape Wind and NStar, saying that it would cost ratepayers an additional one billion dollars in added electricity costs for only 27.5 percent of Cape Wind’s overpriced power.   NStar has received approval […]

  • 6 June 2011

      The Crown Estate’s investment of £1 million in the Inch Cape offshore wind site, part of the Scottish Territorial Waters leasing round, has secured the future of the project after the dissolution of the consortium initially awarded the lease. The £1 million sum has enabled work on the site to continue to plan, and […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates will not get a two-year extension on its permits for two underwater power lines in Nantucket Sound, the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board decided on Wednesday. The final decision follows the board’s recommendation that the permits should not be extended by May 2017, as earlier requested by Cape Wind Associates. The board justified the decision by […]

  • 29 May 2012

    As the Cape News reported, more than 100 people attended the Department of Public Utilities hearing regarding Cape Wind on Wednesday night, which took place in the Knight Auditorium at Barnstable High School. Proponents for Cape Wind were outnumbered by three to one. State regulators will hold a total of three hearings for the Nstar […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction of the Cape Wind project could start by the end of the year, the U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told the Associated Press in an interview. Cape Wind, a USD 2.6 billion offshore wind project in Massachusetts, has been delayed for more than a decade due to environmental and financial issues. […]

  • 15 May 2014

    An interdisciplinary group of doctoral students who study wind energy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, conducted a case study on the subject of Cape Wind, a project which could become America’s first offshore wind farm. They reviewed the development, as well as the current status of the project, and looked into the factors that […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind Associates has dismissed its appeal against a decision by the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board to deny the company a two-year extension on permits for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland, according to local media. Cape Wind has reportedly instructed its attorneys not to proceed […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has affirmed its issuance of the existing lease to Wind Cape Associates for the Cape Wind Energy Project (CWEP) offshore Massachussets.

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Energy Management Inc. has abandoned the development of the 468MW Cape Wind offshore wind farm and notified the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) that it terminated the development lease, Bloomberg reports.

  • 7 October 2010
    Authorities

    The developers of a planned wind farm off the Massachusetts coast have signed a 28-year lease with the federal government. U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Cape Wind President Jim Gordon signed the first lease for an offshore wind farm in the federal waters of the United States this morning at the American Wind Energy […]

  • 12 March 2013

    A deal between Cape Wind and Middleboro-based Mass Tank is dead, reports the Associated Press. In 2010, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced that the Mass Tank would build foundations and other steel components for the Nantucket Sound wind farm comprising of 130 wind turbines. Carl Horstmann of Mass Tank commented on Cape Wind’s application for […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    What was set out to be the US first offshore wind farm raised more doubt in the last week. The 468-MW Cape Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts has been suspended from participating in New England’s wholesale electricity markets by ISO New England. A New England ISO spokeswoman said: “In general, suspensions are a […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Town of Barnstable, local businesses, residents, and the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound (APNS) filed a lawsuit to the U.S. District Court yesterday against NSTAR’s no-bid contract to purchase electricity from Cape Wind offshore wind farm. The lawsuit against Massachusetts regulators, NSTAR, and Cape Wind says that the State discriminated against out-of-state power companies – […]

  • 21 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    The nation’s first wind farm, planned off Cape Cod, Mass., fought a bruising battle for approval. Now, it faces another challenge in selling its power. The 130-turbine Cape Wind project has sealed a deal with the utility National Grid for half its power. But the other half is available with no apparent takers — raising […]

  • 26 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate and SeaEnergy PLC are pleased to confirm developments concerning SeaEnergy Renewables Limited’s (SERL) interest in the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm (Inch Cape). In February 2009, The Crown Estate awarded the Inch Cape site to a consortium comprised of SERL, SeaEnergy’s 80% owned subsidiary, and RWE npower renewables as a part of […]

  • 12 May 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Cape Wind has announced that a team including three companies based in New Bedford, Massachusetts, is involved with completing geophysical surveys of the project site and offshore cable routes. Survey vessels with a suite of geophysical instruments are surveying the seafloor and subsea geology on Horseshoe Shoal and along the offshore cable route. New Bedford […]

  • 30 December 2010

    Now that Ted Kennedy is no longer able to halt the Cape Wind project in the waters off of Cape Cod, the Department of Interior has approved… (canadafreepress) [mappress] Source: canadafreepress, December 30, 2010

  • 24 August 2012

    The Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound filed an appeal in federal court challenging the recent Federal Aviation Administration’s “no hazard” determination regarding Cape Wind’s proposed wind turbines in Nantucket Sound. “The FAA ruling shows a complete and utter disregard for public safety and flies in the face of last year’s decision by the US Court […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following the NSTAR / Cape Wind long term Power Purchase Agreement with the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, the Cape Wind President Jim Gordon released the stetement :  “Today’s filing of the Cape Wind/Nstar Power Purchase Agreement is about moving forward to deliver energy, environmental and economic benefits to Massachusetts and New England electric consumers. […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound released statement regarding the NStar agreement to buy 27.5% of Cape Wind. “Ratepayers, municipalities, and businesses will be saddled with increased electric bills because of the state’s arm-twisting to force NStar to purchase power from this wildly overpriced project. Gov. Patrick has forced NStar to agree to this purchase as […]