Eighty-four offshore wind turbines rising hundreds of feet above the ocean's surface and anchored about 14 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard will start spinning sometime in 2022. The 800-megawatt project will generate more than 3 million megawatt-hours of electricity, almost as much as the Pilgrim nuclear power plant before it shut down in June. And this is a down payment on the state’s goal of 3200 megawatts of offshore wind over the next 15 years. Offshore wind will be a massive, and much-needed, influx of new clean energy.
The library and the Quincy Climate Action Network, Quincy CAN are hosting a presentation by John Rogers a senior energy analyst at the Union of Concerned Scientists so we can learn more about this influx of offshore wind power and what it will mean for our communities and our future.
Learn more about the windfarms in this recent Wired Magazine story.
- September 24, 2019 at 7pm – 8:30pm
Thomas Crane Library
40 Washington St
Quincy , MA 02169
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