The Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative board of directors has formally endorsed the Vineyard Wind project, a large-scale offshore wind energy project.
Proposed for siting 14 miles off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard, the project intends to bring 800 megawatts of electricity to the Cape and Islands and generate clean, renewable, cost-competitive energy for 400,000 residents of the Commonwealth.
“With climate change posing the biggest global threat of our time and recent federal reports describing acceleration and increased severity of climate change, we must take immediate action to generate clean renewable energy for the Cape Cod region, Massachusetts, and beyond. We believe the Vineyard Wind project will make major strides in advancing this goal,” said Mon Cochran, executive director of the collaborative.
“Climate change poses existential threats to our environment, human health, and the economy—indeed, our entire way of life on Cape Cod.” Cochran continued. (read more)
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