Going coastal: The Case for Offshore Wind

Feo, Ed
March 2010
Power;Mar2010, Vol. 154 Issue 3, p88
Trade Publication
The article discusses the challenges regarding the approval of offshore wind projects as renewable energy source in the U.S. It is stated that the benefit of relative proximity to coastal load centers is offered by the offshore wind projects. The nonexistence of an extensive permitting regime for offshore projects in the U.S. is mentioned. The article informs that offshore wind farms' maintenance costs are higher.


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