Press Releases

Cape Wind Statement on Governor Romney's Energy Plan

The Romney/Healey Energy Plan contains some good ideas but it is disappointing that the Governor refuses to support Cape Wind as an important component of Massachusetts' energy future. The Governor should listen to the experts at the Massachusetts Energy Facility Siting Board who after almost three years of review and analysis approved Cape Wind because the power is needed and it would lower electric costs, provide regional air quality benefits, improve electric transmission reliabilty and contribute to the Massachusetts Renewable Portfolio Standard.

DIVERSE COALITION ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN TO URGE CONGRESS TO REJECT BACKROOM ATTACK ON OFFSHORE WIND POWER

American Wind Energy Association, Cape Wind, Clean Power Now, Conservation Law Foundation, Greenpeace USA, Lehman Brothers, National Ocean Industries Association, Natural Resources Defense Council, U.S. Public Interest Research Group

WASHINGTON D.C., April 20, 2006 – Leaders of a diverse group of labor, trade, industry and environmental organizations announced today the creation of a broad coalition working to strike language in a Coast Guard Bill unfairly targeting the Cape Wind project.

Cape Wind Press Conference

Cape Wind To Hold Press Conference To Expose Threat To Project From Last-Minute Legislative Attack From Alaskan Delegation

Boston, MA (April 2, 2006)  -- Cape Wind officials will hold a press conference at 11 a.m.

Warning about a fraudulent website

It has come to our attention that there is a new website, www.capewindenergy.com that has illegally used much of the content, pictures and graphics of the Cape Wind website (www.capewind.org) in an apparent effort to defraud potential investors. Cape Wind has reported this bogus website to law enforcement authorities.

As President Bush Seeks More Wind Energy, Backroom Deal in Washington Threatens to Kill Cape Wind

Alaska Rep. Tries 11th Hour Back Door Attempt to Stop First Offshore Wind Project in Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Mark Rodgers 508-237-6312

BOSTON, MA, February 21, 2006 – After four years of favorable regulatory review showing the project would lower energy costs, reduce air pollution and help wean the New England region off its dependence on imported oil and natural gas, Cape Wind’s future is now threatened because of Alaska Congressman Don Young’s backdoor attempt to kill America’s first offshore wind farm.

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Settlement Reached in Cape Wind's Defamation Lawsuit Against Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound's Former Research Director

CAPE WIND TO DONATE ALL SETTLEMENT FUNDS RECEIVED TO HELP LOCAL LOW-INCOME FAMILIES PAY RISING ENERGY BILLS

YARMOUTH PORT, MA, February 13, 2006 – Cape Wind today announced it has accepted a settlement offer from John Donelan of $15,000 to resolve a defamation lawsuit filed against him for a fraudulent act he committed while Technical and Research Director of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound.

Cape Wind Statement on Governor Romney's letter to Secretary Norton

Cape Wind Press Release

November 10, 2005

Contact Mark Rodgers, 508-237-6312

Cape Wind President Jim Gordon responds to Governor Romney's trip to Washington, D.C. to hand-deliver a letter to Interior Secretary Gail Norton that calls for additional delay to the Cape Wind permit review

"Everyone who pays an energy bill knows we have some serious energy challenges.

Offshore Wind Power Can Light Up the Northeast - Energy Department Report

Cape Wind seen as providing "momentum" to tapping clean energy source

BOSTON, MA, September 30, 2005 – There is as much wind power potential (900,000 megawatts) off our coasts as the current capacity of all power plants in the United States combined, according to a new report entitled, “A Framework for Offshore Wind Energy Development in the United States” (Framework), sponsored by the U.S.

Greenpeace Action Delivers Message to RFK, Jr.

Hyannis, Mass., United states — Greenpeace’s Global Warming and Energy Campaign challenged the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound today as it hosted Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. aboard the Spirit of Massachusetts. Two Greenpeace boats pulled alongside the event with banners reading "Bobby You Are On The Wrong Boat," "Wind Power Protects Nantucket Sound" and delivered a package to Kennedy, encouraging him not to abandon his environmental principles.