Hull: Wind power probably not in town’s future

It’s not looking good for a wind turbine proposal off Nantasket Beach.

A feasibility study says the project to build a series of turbines 1 1/2-miles offshore may cost too much and generate too little revenue.

The proposal has been on hold for several years.

The idea was to build four or five turbines, enough to power all of Hull.

But the head of the local light plant’s board of commissioners says they’re just beginning to get a handle on the price tag that would be hung on the project, and thinks it’s just too big.

A final decision is expected in January.

The feasibility study pegs the cost at approximately $100 million.

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About Garo Hagopian

Garo Hagopian has been a member of the WATD family as a weekend news anchor since 2008, and has been a writer-producer-editor at WBZ in Boston since 1996.