TITLE

Wind Resistance

AUTHOR(S)
Weeks, Jennifer
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Onearth;Fall2005, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses two proposals for offshore wind farms along the U.S. coastline. Potential benefits of harnessing wind energy; Key objections to Cape Wind, a proposed project in Nantucket Sound, off the coast of Massachusetts; Proactive approach taken by local renewable-energy advocates in Long, New York; Support from local officials; Comparison with European countries' capacity to use wind power to generate electricity.
ACCESSION #
18298950

 

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