The Offshore Wind Power Debate : Views from Cape Cod

@inproceedings{Whitaker2005TheOW,
  title={The Offshore Wind Power Debate : Views from Cape Cod},
  author={W L Whitaker},
  year={2005}
}
Wind power resources on the eastern U.S. continental shelf are estimated to be over 400 GW, several times the electricity used by U.S. eastern coastal states. The first U.S. developer proposes to build 130 large (40 story tall) wind turbines in Nantucket Sound, just outside Massachusetts state waters. These would provide 420 MW at market prices, enough electricity for most of Cape Cod. The project is opposed by a vigorous and well-financed coalition. Polling shows local public opinion on the… CONTINUE READING
24 Citations
57 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 57 references

Big donors fuel wind farm foes

  • E. Zindler
  • The Cape Cod Times, November 15, 2003.
  • 2003
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Wind power and the NIMBY-myth: Institutional capacity and the limited significance of public support

  • M. Wolsink
  • Renewable Energy 21:49–64.
  • 2000
Highly Influential
18 Excerpts

Deaths and Cumulative Deaths/TWh by Year

  • P. Gipe
  • Available September 2004 at http://www.windworks…
  • 2004
Highly Influential
2 Excerpts

Regulating Offshore Wind Power and Aquaculture: Messages from Land and Sea

  • J. Firestone, W. Kempton, A. Krueger, C. E. Loper
  • Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy,
  • 2004
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Wind power and English landscape identity

  • L. Short
  • 2002. In Wind power in view: Energy landscapes in…
  • 2002
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Wind Energy—The breath of life or the kiss of death

  • P. Gipe
  • WindStats Newsletter 14(4), Autumn 2001. Knebel…
  • 2001
Highly Influential
2 Excerpts

A global assessment of fisheries bycatch and discards

  • D. L. Alverson, M. H. Freeberg, J. G. Pope, S. A. Murawski.
  • FAO Fisheries Technical Paper No. 339. Rome, FAO…
  • 1994
Highly Influential
2 Excerpts

Public and private attitudes towards “green” electricity: the case of Swedish wind power

  • K. Ek
  • Energy Policy 33(13):1677–1689.
  • 2005
1 Excerpt

Cape Cod Times/WCAI Poll 2004

  • V. S. DeSantis, J. Reid.
  • Bridgewater State College, Institute for Regional…
  • 2004

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…