Cape Wind Articles

Electric Grid Manager Validates Benefit of Cape Wind

According to an article in the State House News Service, Independent System Operator New England Vice President of System Planning Stephen Rourke compared the value to the electric grid of Cape Wind connecting into Cape Cod with power projects located in northern New England:

Cape Wind Rally & Concert

At the culmination of the 70-mile Energy Exodus march from coal to Cape Wind, Better Future Project and 350.org Massachusetts held a rally and concert in support of Cape Wind.

Wind Farms Take Root Out at Sea

...The training center, which pushes through around 2,500 people a year, is fully booked these days because Siemens is staffing up as it fills orders for building and operating offshore and onshore wind farms. The center, which now has eight trainers, plans to add an additional one this year and next year.

“We have to keep hiring,” said Ralph Knödler, a trainer, because the wind business is getting “bigger and bigger.”

World's largest offshore windfarm opened by David Cameron

Prime minister David Cameron has today cut the ribbon on the London Array, the world's largest offshore wind farm, in a move that serves to underline Number 10's support for the UK's burgeoning wind energy sector.

The 175 turbine project located in the Thames Estuary, owned by DONG Energy, Masdar and E.On, boasts 630MW of capacity, making it comfortably the largest offshore wind farm in the world.