“The first offshore wind farm in construction in the United States, the 30-megawatt, 5 turbine Block Island Wind Farm is scheduled to be online in 2016. Soon, the Block Island Wind Farm will not only supply most of Block Islandâ€™s power, but also reduce air pollution across southern New England for years to come.”
See Clean energy is just over the horizon. – Deepwater WindBravo! It’s good to see USA beginning to take seriously the abuse of fossil fuels instead of using renewable energy sources like wind, tide, solar, geothermal… It’s so silly to limit a whole society to a few technologies just because they are widely used. Monopoly is not efficient except for the monopolist… It’s the same in IT and energy.
Here’s an example where an island may be powered by dirty diesel generators or the sea breezes. Having choice is good. Taking the alternative choice is even better. I hope current initiatives can survive the deadly reign of Trump who seems intent on enriching his already rich friends instead of doing what’s right for the environment.