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Cape Wind

4 years ago November 22, 2010 Nov 22, 2010 Monday, November 22 2010 Monday, November 22, 2010 6:21:29 PM EST in News
Source: Associated Press

Regulators in Massachusetts approved a power-purchase deal between the nation's first offshore wind farm and its first customer, National Grid. The Cape Wind turbine farm is planned for Nantucket Sound and will have 130-turbines. National Grid agreed to buy half the power generated and the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities was charged with deciding if it was a good deal. National Grid agreed to a starting price of 18.7 cents per kilowatt hour, about twice what it pays for power from conventional sources and says the deal with save rate payers money long-term.

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