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Cape Wind gets $150m boost

The US government is promising to back the controversial Cape Wind project with $150 million, federal officials said, signaling a vote of confidence that the ...

Yes to Cape Wind

At long last, America's first offshore wind project, Cape Wind, has secured its permits, leases and is finalizing financing.

Needham guest column: Tell our politicians to fight climate change

Like many others in Needham I try to be environmentally responsible. I have energy efficient lights and appliances; I walk when I can instead of ...

More ocean off Massachusetts open for wind energy

A large area off the coast of Massachusetts is being opened up for commercial wind energy leases, Gov. Deval Patrick and U.S. Interior Secretary Sally ...

Ed Markey, lawmakers rake in Cape Wind dollars

Cape Wind executives and lobbyists have poured hundreds of thousands of dollars since last year into the campaign coffers of key lawmakers — including more ...

New England utilities oppose Mass. proposed clean energy mandates

Meet Audra Parker, Cape Wind's (second) worst enemy

If you ask Cape Wind proponents about the president of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, they'll say you're inquiring about the wrong person.

Mass. must welcome hydropower, even as it promotes wind, solar

DEEP INtheforests of Quebec, a network of dams churns out massive amounts of hydropower that could help quench New England's thirst for electricity and bolster ...

Report cites benefits from Mass. green campaign

The state's landmark law to promote energy efficiency and renewable power sources such as wind and solar is projected to produce a modest economic benefit ...

A new NRDC report finds Massachusetts poised toimport dirty tar sands gas