Zinke told attendees at the April wind power conference that BOEM was opening an additional 2,711 square miles for potential wind farm development, more than 20 times larger than the Empire Wind lease area in the New York Bight, a broad expanse of ocean south of Long Island and east of New Jersey. It seemed to be everything NYSERDA asked for and more. The decision opens the possibi
Brian Redmond, a current Deepwater board member, was a managing director at Enron and received what a Senate Finance Committee investigation listed as a $300,000 “pre-bankruptcy bonus.” Redmond was never accused of any wrongdoing. Then, there are the questions raised about campaign contributions to Cuomo by Deepwater-linked individuals.
But Deepwater Wind emphasized that it is separate from GE and has “no relationship with Enron.” “We are owned principally, and always have been, by our major investor D.E. Shaw,” a Deepwater Wind representative said.
lity of rows and rows of wind turbines the height of skyscrapers plotted out in an area twice the size of Long Island........................