Cape Wind Articles

Cape Wind Signs $15 Million Contract with Cape Cod Construction Contractor, Lawrence-Lynch Corp.

BOSTON, MA – Cape Wind has signed a $15 Million contract with Falmouth-based Lawrence-Lynch Corp. to provide the upland construction work required to bury Cape Wind’s electric cables.  Lawrence-Lynch Corp. will also be responsible for providing a conduit for connecting the buried electric cables on land to the submerged ocean submarine cables by using a ‘directional drill’ from the landfall point in West Yarmouth out to a temporary cofferdam they will construct in Lewis Bay. 

Joint Ocean Commission Initiative calls on Obama Administration to promote use of offshore wind

The bi-partisan Joint Ocean Commission Initiative is calling on the Obama Administration and Congress to make a "national investment" in offshore wind "through adequate and stable financial and tax incentives" to "position us as leaders in an emerging global industry". 

Their new report, 'Charting The Course, Securing the Future of America's Oceans', states: "The Administration's principles guiding domestic energy development include creating clean energy jobs and technologies, making America more energy independent, and reducing carbon emissions.  Renewable energy -- particu

Hannah Wood's Op Ed in the Cape Cod Times

I have worked in the offshore wind industry in Europe and have seen up close the ports full of activity and the nearby towns revitalized.

With the help of the 35,000 people working in the industry, Europe has constructed 55 offshore wind farms to date.

Derrick Jackson Boston Globe column: 'New Bedford looks to ‘Wind City'

BREMERHAVEN, Germany

City officials and business leaders of New Bedford came to the perfect place for inspiration last month, just before they broke ground on America’s first port terminal dedicated to the offshore wind industry. For all the lament in New Bedford about the city’s high unemployment rate, Bremerhaven, Germany, had it worse.

Cape Wind responds to misleading newspaper ad

Cape Wind response to misleading Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM)  / Massachusetts Competitive Partnership (MCP) newspaper ad

May 23, 2013

Big Picture:

Cape Wind has been reviewed carefully for 12 years, during which time it has earned the approval of 17 Federal and State agencies that have confirmed Cape Wind would create important economic and environmental benefits.  Cape Wind has also earned the support of the vast majority of Massachusetts residents and their elected representa