Gallery: Offshore Wind Energy Gets $50.5 Million Boost from U.S. Govern...


While several other countries use offshore wind farms to generate energy, no such systems exist in the United States and only two are in the works. But thanks to a new initiative unveiled yesterday, offshore wind energy development along the States’ coastlines could soon see rapid development. Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced that the government has pledged to spend up to $50.5 million over the next five years to make offshore wind farms viable.

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1 Comment

  1. caeman February 8, 2011 at 12:29 pm

    What about the NIMBY problem?

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