coondoggie writes "The US Department of Energy this week continued its massive push to develop wind driven electricity with new projects it says will focus on installing utility-scale offshore wind turbines and connecting offshore turbines to the power grid. According to the DOE, each of the new projects will get up to $4 million to complete the engineering, site evaluation, and planning phase of their project." Link to Original Source
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