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Going with the Wind

As Costs Plummet, Offshore Wind Farm Projects Are Soaring

Offshore wind projects have long been plagued by high technology and connectivity costs, making initiatives all but impossible without government subsidies. "But in the last few years, we've seen a reversal in the upward cost trend," says Walt Musial, principal engineer and manager of offshore wind at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado, USA.
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