DOE greenlights floating wind power project near Coos Bay

DOE greenlights floating wind power project near Coos Bay
The Coos Bay Bridge. File image.

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) - The Department of Energy has awarded $4 million to a Seattle company for a wind power demonstration project off Coos Bay.  

The World reports Principle Power plans to install wind turbines on five floating foundations 15 miles offshore.  

The grant was one of seven announced this week by the department to promote an offshore wind industry.  

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Information from: The World, http://www.theworldlink.com

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