Why floating turbines are so important to Maine’s offshore wind prospects

Energy News Network: Maine’s best hope for tapping into its offshore wind potential took a major step forward this week when developers announced a $100 million investment in a floating turbine project that’s been in the works for more than decade.

The development keeps the New England state on the cutting edge globally for a technology that’s more complicated to build than anchored offshore turbines but a necessity for Maine’s deep ocean waters.

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