Hidden Costs of Cape Wind
Boston Herald OP/ED: Hidden cost in free' wind by Audra Parker
Massachusetts is teaching the nation a valuable lesson on government's role in creating new green industries -- it's just not the lesson the stat's leadership planned on.
As Evergreen Solar packs its equipment, abandons its state-funded 450,000-square-foot plant and lays off its 800-plus work force, the state is scrambling to try and claw back at least a piece of the $58 million it spent to lure the solar panel manufacturer to a former Air Force base west of Boston.
Worcester Business Journal Audra Parker responds to Mark Rodgers' op-ed. Don't be misled by the inflated promises of Cape Wind's public relations people -- construction of this flawed and overpriced project is nowhere near ready to go, and likely never will be.
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