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  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts state officials are trying to find a user of the New Bedford marine terminal, initially meant to be used for the Cape Wind project.  However, current options could bring in a lower return on investment than what Cape Wind would have brought, writes Isaac Orr, a research fellow for energy and environmental policy at The Heartland Institute. The Cape Wind […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 19 July 2011

    Over the past eight years Robert F Kennedy, Jr. has been attacking the Cape Wind project, while also calling for the greater use of wind and solar power as alternatives to coal. In so doing, Mr. Kennedy has been derided by those across the political spectrum who say his misleading objections mask an entitled and […]

  • 8 December 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    On October 11, an offshore meteorological mast was installed at the Inch Cape offshore wind farm site, which will gather accurate wind resource, wind direction and wind velocity data.  Our reader Marc Pearce has sent some recently taken photographs of the Inch Cape met mast to Offshore WIND. The complete structure of the 169.5 m high met mast […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 June 2014
    Grid Connection

    Tekmar Energy has marked a major business milestone after winning a contract on the first US offshore wind farm, Cape Wind. The contract award underlines the cable protection specialist’s industry-leading track record for delivering custom cable protection solutions to the offshore industry. At Cape Wind, Tekmar will design, manufacture and supply over 200 of its […]

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

    Cape Wind Associates has filed a court appeal against the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s decision not to extend the company’s permit for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland. The board decided not to extend the permit by May 2017 based on the developer’s inability to demonstrate that the project will enter construction phase by mid-2017, […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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.

  • 7 August 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Cape Wind Energy Project offshore Massachusetts.

  • 18 November 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Red Rock Power has appointed Adam Ezzamel as Project Director of the Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. According to Red Rock Power, Ezzamel will engage with the project’s key stakeholders in the coming weeks. This June, the Scottish government approved the proposed changes to the wind farm which allow for the installation of […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]