Hydropower, Offshore, Wind Power

Public Forum on Nantucket Sound Report

[RenewableEnergyAccess.com] The Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies (PCCS) will sponsor a panel discussion and forum on its latest report entitled Toward an Ocean Vision for the Nantucket Shelf Region on Tuesday, March 15, at the Barnstable Senior Citizen’s Center. Among the topics to be addressed will be the Cape Wind proposal for Nantucket Sound. The 420 MW offshore wind farm could be the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. The event begins at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. Armando Carbonell, Senior Fellow at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, will moderate. Panelists are: Peter Borrelli, Executive Director, PCCS; State Representative Demetrius Atsalis, 2nd Barnstable District; Senator Robert O’Leary, Cape & Islands District; Jo Ann Muramoto, Ph.D., Senior Scientist at Horsley Witten Group; and Greg Watson, Vice President, Sustainable Development & Renewable Energy, Massachusetts Technology Collaborative. The Senior Citizen’s Center is located at 185 Falmouth Road, Hyannis. Phone the Center at (508) 487-3622 x101, or email [email protected], to register. CD-ROM copies of Toward an Ocean Vision for the Nantucket Shelf Region will be available for sale for $20. Log on to www.coastalstudies.org and view the report on a PDF file. Copies of the report are available at most Cape Cod libraries.