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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