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Photo by: Pablo Martinez Monsivais

A consortium of technology and investment companies including Dan Reicher, left, and Rick Needham, right, both from Google, announces that they are devoting $1.8 billion to building a network of transmission lines to connect future offshore wind farms along the Atlantic from New Jersey to Virginia, during a news conference in the National Press Club in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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