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We Built This! Offshore Wind Power Gets Big Bucks From Joe Public Print E-mail

The U.S. Department of Energy has just issued a first round of funding to develop seven new demonstration offshore wind power projects in Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Texas, and Virginia. The initial grants of $4 million for each project will cover engineering, design, and permitting costs. If all goes well in Congress (nudge, nudge), after a review, only three will be chosen to receive an additional $47 million each, which will cover the costs of actually getting the turbines into the water. So, what do we get for all that dough?

Read more at http://cleantechnica.com

 
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