Cape Wind Articles

Cynthia Stead's Cape Cod Times column on Cape Wind

...The project began more than 12 years ago, and literally hundreds of public meetings and opportunities to speak have been offered to the public, and heaven knows the public has taken advantage of them.  But it's over.  The lawsuits have been struck down again and again and now they flirt with being frivolous...

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Cape Wind Wins Major Legal Victories

March 14, 2014 

BOSTON, MA – In a set of major legal victories for the Federal Government and for Cape Wind, United States District Judge Reggie B. Walton today issued rulings against project opponents in their four lawsuits that had challenged Cape Wind’s permitting approval by the U.S. Department of Interior.

Cape Wind Signs Major Cables Contracts

BOSTON, MA, March 13, 2014 – Cape Wind announced today that South Carolina-based Prysmian Cables and Systems USA has been awarded the contract for the eventual supply of the intra array and export power cables for Cape Wind’s offshore wind farm and New Jersey-based Caldwell Marine International has been awarded the contract for the installation of the underwater cables.  The new contracts mark significant project milestones.

Cape Wind Secures $600 mln in financing from Danish agency

Feb 26 (Reuters) - Cape Wind said on Wednesday it has secured $600 million in financing for its proposed $2.5 billion wind power farm off the Massachusetts coast, and expects to have the rest locked up by the end of the third quarter.

Danish state-owned export credit agency EKF approved the loan pending due diligence, Cape Wind President Jim Gordon said at a power industry conference in Boston. EKF is the project's biggest financial commitment to date.

Court Upholds FAA Approval

Clean Energy Future Moves Closer -- Legal Victory for Cape Wind, FAA Approval Upheld

January 22, 2014              

BOSTON, MA – Cape Wind today again defeated the efforts of its opponents to block the country’s first offshore wind farm.  In a significant decision, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the FAA’s approval of the Cape Wind project, rejecting every argument that had been advanced by the project’s opponents.