Gallery: Obama to Auction Off New England Shores for Wind Farm Developm...


America’s wind farms are set to expand to the offshore market, as the Interior Department just announced that it will auction wind energy rights to 164,750 acres off New England’s coast. Rhode Island and Massachusetts waters will be the first to be leased to wind energy investors. The area has the potential to generate 3,400 megawatts of electricity, which is enough to power over a million New England homes.

Read the rest of this entry »


or your inhabitat account below

get the free Inhabitat newsletter

Submit this form
popular today
all time
most commented
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
more popular stories >
Federated Media Publishing - Home