During a visit to a wind turbine testing center in Massachusetts Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the country and the world need to confront the threats of climate change while there's still time.
Regional environmental groups have released a report highlighting a potential for growth in wind energy.
State regulators have approved the utility NStar's deal to buy a significant portion of the Cape Wind offshore wind project's planned power.
The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities announced its decision to approve the 15-year deal Monday.
NStar's agreement to buy 27.5 percent of the wind farm's power was nearly identical to the utility National Grid's previously-approved agreement with Cape Wind to buy half its power.