Cape Wind Articles

Commonwealth Magazine on Jim Gordon & Bill Koch

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.

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Entire MA Congressional Delegation asks DOE to approve Cape Wind loan guarantee quickly

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".

Jim Gordon writes about Cape Wind for WBUR website series on climate change

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 Grows 20 Percent on New Offshore Wind Farms

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.

Cape Wind Finalizes Engagement of Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ for Debt Financing

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