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Report: Offshore wind power potential remains untapped

AUGUSTA, Maine — America has a largely untapped potential for offshore wind power, according to a report released Wednesday that also calls for a more aggressive approach for wind power development off the Atlantic coast. The report calls for a ...

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Salazar vows to speed wind energy projects

U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Tuesday he would speed approval of offshore wind farms and identify the most promising areas of the Atlantic coast to located turbines for power generation. “The wind potential off the Atlantic Coast is staggering,” ...

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Interior secretary to make wind power announcement Tuesday

BALTIMORE — Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is announcing an initiative designed to speed up wind energy projects along the Atlantic coast. Salazar is scheduled to appear at Fort McHenry in Baltimore on Tuesday with Gov. Martin O’Malley and Jim Lanard, ...

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Massachusetts approves offshore wind contract

BOSTON — Massachusetts utility regulators on Monday approved a 15-year power-purchase deal between the nation’s first offshore wind farm and its first customer, saying the arrangement is in the public interest and its benefits exceeds its costs. The Department of ...

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Credits help solar providers see bright future

Industry leaders painted a bright future for solar energy developers in Maryland at the Maryland, DC and Virginia Solar Energy Industries Association’s fourth annual conference. Tony Clifford, CEO of Rockville-based Standard Solar Inc. and president of the SEIA, said the ...

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