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1st US offshore wind farm may be in Galveston, Texas - not Cape Wind

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1st US offshore wind farm may be in Galveston, Texas - not Cape Wind

The first offshore production wind turbine in the U.S. will likely be erected this summer off the coast of Galveston, Texas, and operational by fall, says Herman Schellstede, the chief technology offi
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If you picked up a newspaper in the last week, you probably read that—after nine tortuous years of regulatory review—Cape Wind has been officially designated the first offshore wind farm in the United States. Not so fast. The distinction Cape Wind actually earned is the first wind farm to be approved by the U.S. Department of the Interior. That green light is required for every state but Texas, the current force to be reckoned with in installed U.S. wind power.

"I was about to write a press release to congratulate Cape Wind for getting their approval," says Jim Suydam, press secretary of the Texas General Land Office, "and let them know when they're done jumping through hoops up there they can come build off the Texas Coast." ... [Read More]
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To me, the move toward geothermal is better news still.

No unpredictability due to weather. It's always there.

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