By Steve Huntoon
Huntoon argues that offshore wind is in reality anti-wind because it is cost ineffective.
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Offshore wind will require less new transmission than onshore wind to deliver its output to the cities that will consume it. But integrating offshore wind into PJM will require billions in new transmission spending.
Transmission will be Massachusetts' biggest challenge in its goal of adding 1,600 MW of offshore wind, a panel told Raab Associates’ 154th New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable. | © RTO Insider
The House Monday night (March 18) gave final approval to Gov. Martin O’Malley’s bill to subsidize development of offshore wind energy.