Google and it’s partners are proposing an offshore transmission “spine” that will tie together a necklace of offshore wind farms strung along the mid-Atlantic. A brilliant idea in that the New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia and DC corridor among the most concentrated energy markets in the US. I sincerely hope this project gets built. However, expect there to be serious opposition from some environmental groups who will voice concern for migratory birds and mammals that traverse along this ocean corridor. Yet, Google’s green business unit and their partners are providing what has been lacking in offshore wind power – leadership+cash! A wonderful combination.