First U.S. offshore wind farm Cape Wind wins federal approval

Nysted Offshore Wind in Denmark (Photo: Cape Associates.)

Nysted Offshore Wind in Denmark (Photo: Cape Associates.)

The U.S. will soon join Europe in drawing electricity from off-shore wind power. Today, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar approved the first off-shore wind project in the U.S., the proposed Cape Wind installation planned for Cape Cod in Massachusetts.

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