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Why offshore wind projects are on the rocks

CNN — For as much as offshore wind energy has become a hot-button issue, the United States only has seven turbines spinning over its oceans: five off the coast of Rhode Island and two near Virginia. Those numbers could soon rise, with two larger farms expected to be completed this …

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Offshore wind power has a big problem. Prepare to Pay More.

Crane ships and construction barges have joined the pleasure boats floating off the coast of vacation hot spots Montauk and Martha’s Vineyard this summer. The hard hats working on them aren’t there to catch some rays. They’re driving steel cylinders deep into the seabed to build America’s first large-scale offshore …

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New UK Offshore Wind Projects Threatened By Soaring Costs

Vattenfall is halting the development of a major offshore wind power project in the UK due to surging costs and challenging market conditions pressuring new developments, the Swedish utility said on Thursday. Vattenfall will not proceed with the development of the 1.4-gigawatt (GW) Norfolk Boreas offshore wind project as the …

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County considers a pause on renewable projects |

As more and more renewable projects are proposed for both public and private lands in southern Idaho, the Twin Falls County Commission has heard from a lot of residents who don’t want to see any additional projects in the area. With the feedback of the community in mind, the commission …

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