Sold! First Parcels Auctioned For Future Offshore Wind Farms

Sold! First Parcels Auctioned For Future Offshore Wind Farms
July 31, 2013
http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/08/02/207308203/sold-first-parcels-auctioned-for-future-offshore-wind-farms

“This sale marks a really historic moment in the clean energy future of this country,” said Tommy Beaudreau, director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which is part of the Interior Department.

The United States has no offshore wind farms, but some industry experts say the fact that there was competition for these leases shows that despite all the setbacks, the offshore wind industry might soon take off.

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