Commonwealth Magazine takes a close look at Cape Wind President Jim Gordon and Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound Chairman (and coal and petroleum coke billionaire) Bill Koch. Bill Koch reveals his strategy is to tie up the courts while trying to elect anti-wind power politicians. Jim Gordon opens up on why this project is so important to him, to his company, to Massachusetts and to the nation.Click here to read this article in Commonwealth Magazine
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Quote from Cape Wind President Jim Gordon reacting to the news that the entire Massachusetts Congressional Delegation has submitted a letter asking the Department of Energy to approve Cape Wind's Loan Guarantee as soon as possible:
"I am grateful to Congressman Bill Keating and to the entire Massachusetts Congressional Delegation for their leadership and vision in pursuit of a cleaner and more prosperous energy future for Massachusetts and for helping launch the U.S. offshore wind industry".
On WBUR's website series on Climate Change, three people including Cape Wind President Jim Gordon were invited to submit essays on how renewable energy can help fight climate change. Here Jim writes about how Cape Wind can help kickstart the U.S. offshore wind industry and help Massachusetts have a clean energy future:
U.K. renewable power generation surged 20 percent last year, boosted by new offshore wind farms, the Department of Energy and Climate Change said.
...“The largest absolute increase in generation was from offshore wind,” the department said. “This was largely due to increased capacity.”
The U.K. aims to get 30 percent of its electricity from clean sources by 2020 as part of efforts to meet an EU target of deriving 15 percent of all energy, including for heat and transportation, from renewables.
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March 19, 2013
BOSTON, MA – Completing a financing milestone, Cape Wind has signed a term sheet to engage The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU) as its Coordinating Lead Arranger of the commercial bank portion of the total debt financing for the 468-megawatt offshore wind farm.
Today’s announcement finalizing this selection follows remarks by Cape Wind President Jim Gordon at a renewable energy finance conference in New York last month in which he stated tha
Conservation Law Foundation's Cape Wind Now campaign generates substantial support in favor of Cape Wind's loan guarantee request to the Department of Energy.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar gave the keynote speech at the Greenpower Offshore Wind USA Conference in Boston and he spoke with the news media afterwards.
Asked by a reporter, "Opponents of Cape wind keep suing in court and are suing your agency now, what’s your message to them?"
The Huffington Post has published a 7,000-word-deep-dive into Cape Wind by Tom Zeller, Jr., that asks if permitting and legal reviews of clean energy projects like Cape Wind need to be streamlined to better protect the public interest.