Cape Wind energy to cost consumers

NSTAR agreed to buy power from the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm for more than double the cost of conventional sources, according to the Associated Press.  / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE
NSTAR agreed to buy power from the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm for more than double the cost of conventional sources, according to the Associated Press. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE
BOSTON – NStar has agreed to buy power from the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm for more than double the cost of conventional sources, according to The Associated Press. The 15-year, $1.6 billion contract will add $1.08 to the monthly bill of the average residential customer, since NStar will pay $940 million above the…

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