Massachusetts’ demand for non-fossil-fuel sources of electricity is driving proposals to bring Quebec electricity down through NH, and it’s getting closer to producing the nation’s first offshore wind farm of real size. (Block Island in Rhode Island waters is dinky.)

State law mandates 1,600 MW in offshore wind (that’s about one and a half Seabrooks’ of output) – and June could see the first step toward getting companies to bid on building at least 200 MW of that, reports Renewable Energy World.

The article includes the above map, which shows what Cape Wind did wrong: Too close to rich people.

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