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Published on April 5th, 2012 | by Zachary Shahan


$7.2 Billion in Electricity Savings from Offshore Wind Power Farm Cape Wind, Study Finds

April 5th, 2012 by

Cape Wind could be the first offshore wind farm in the US, but it has been threatened by rich NIMBYs for over a decade. A new study shows how much the region would be missing if it didn’t move forward with this pioneering offshore wind power project — that would be $7.2 billion in electricity savings. Here’s more from sister site CleanTechnica:

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is the director of CleanTechnica, the most popular cleantech-focused website in the world, and Planetsave, a world-leading green and science news site. He has been covering green news of various sorts since 2008, and he has been especially focused on solar energy, electric vehicles, and wind energy since 2009. Aside from his work on CleanTechnica and Planetsave, he's the founder and director of Solar Love, EV Obsession, and Bikocity. To connect with Zach on some of your favorite social networks, go to ZacharyShahan.com and click on the relevant buttons.

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