N.C. coast ideal for wind farms, but logistics complicated – The wind shills try to make it look so,,,,attractive.

Industrial sprawl

The chatter persists for good reason. North Carolina has the greatest offshore wind resource along the Eastern Seaboard, according to analysis by the National Renewable Energy Lab. That’s due to a number of factors, including the state’s long coastline, high energy usage among residents, and construction and labor costs that rank among the cheapest in the Southeast. continued