April 29 2011- Cape Wind Project Wins Construction Approval
May 7 2010- Cape Wind and National Grid have reached a 15-year PPA for 50% of Cape Wind's power, 234 MW.
Under terms of the agreement, National Grid would begin purchasing power from Cape Wind in 2013 at 20.7 cents/KWh and the
price would increase 3.5% per year over 15 years. National Grid estimates that the agreement would add $1.59 per month to its
average customers electrcity bill. The project expects to reach sales agreements for the remaining output in the coming weeks and months.
Click here for the National Grid Press Release Click here for PPA details (provided by Cape Wind) Click here for National Grid PUC PPA filing
April 28 2010- Cape Wind is approved by Ken Salazar.
Apirl 2010- Ken Salazar's decision to approve or disapprove the Cape Wind project is due out before the end of this month.
Jan 4 2010- The National Park Service agreed with the Wampanoag tribes of Aquinnah and Mashpee that Nantucket Sound is eligible to be listed on the National Register of Historic Places finding that the Cape Wind project would disturb the tribes spiritual sun greetings and submerged ancestral burying grounds. US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will meet with both parties next week to come up with a "common-sense agreement" by March 1 2010 on ways to minimize the project's impact on the Sound's cultural and historic value. Barring an agreement, the Interior Secretary said, "I will be prepared to take the steps necessary to bring the permit process to conclusion."Click here for the National Park Service's decision and Ken Salazar's response
Dec 2 2009- Cape Wind will begin negotiations with utility National Grid in hopes to sign a power purchase agreement
May 21 2009- Cape Wind completes its State and Local permitting process with a vote by the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board
to grant Cape Wind a ‘Certificate of Environmental Impact and Public Interest' that rolls up all State and Local permits and approvals into one ‘super permit '