What was once hailed as first U.S. offshore wind farm is no more

ENERGY MANAGEMENT INC. has notified the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management that it has terminated the offshore wind development lease it received in 2010, ending the Boston-based developer's efforts to build Cape Wind, what was once expected to become the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE
ENERGY MANAGEMENT INC. has notified the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management that it has terminated the offshore wind development lease it received in 2010, ending the Boston-based developer's efforts to build Cape Wind, what was once expected to become the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/CHRIS RATCLIFFE
NEW YORK – Cape Wind, the offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts that drew the ire of the Kennedy and Koch families, is officially dead. Energy Management Inc. has ceased efforts to build what was once expected to become the first offshore wind farm in the U.S., according to an emailed statement from CEO Jim…

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