As renewable energy enjoyed a bright moment in the limelight this week with President George W. Bush visiting a solar facility and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, a darker item is lurking in the background as yet another Congressional attempt to block offshore wind power projects has been put forward.

"He's only been talking to NIMBY opponents and his letter reflects that, it is one-sided and inaccurate." -- Mark Rodgers, Cape Wind spokesman, in reference to a letter distributed by Rep. Young to colleagues in Congress urging support for his amendment.