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NStar deal, rise of Cape Wind will boost the state’s economy

February 18, 2012
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The Patrick administration negotiated diligently and emerged with a fair bargain from the power company NStar, an agreement that will require NStar to purchase electricity from Cape Wind as a condition of state approval of its merger with Northeast Utilities. The deal preserves current electric rates for four years, while moving the nation’s first offshore wind farm a huge step closer to reality.

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