As the first shallow water offshore project under review in the United States, utility-scale projects like Cape Wind are important to our national interest and a critical first step to building a domestic, globally competitive wind industry. Success in the project could also lay the foundation for a focused national investment to develop offshore wind technology in the coming years.
-- David Garman, U.S. Undersecretary of Energy
Experts: Cape Wind site ideal for offshore wind farm Wednesday, March 21, 2012
In a new study published in Geophysical Research Letters an engineering team from Stanford University has identified Cape Wind's site of Nantucket Sound as an ideal location to build an offshore wind farm.