"Cape Wind, Government Sign Nation's First Offshore Wind Farm Lease"

"ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey -- U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Cape Wind President Jim Gordon signed the first lease for an offshore wind farm in the federal waters of the United States this morning at the American Wind Energy Association's Offshore Wind Conference in Atlantic City. ...

The lease authorizes Cape Wind to construct the 130 turbine offshore wind farm on Horseshoe Shoal in Nantucket Sound, and to operate the facility for a period of 25 years. "

Environment News Service had the story October 6, 2010.

Thursday, October 7, 2010