New Bedford: Microcosm for America’s Energy Shift?

One of the country’s most abundant sources of energy has yet to be harnessed – although not for lack of trying. Nearly two decades of fierce political opposition killed a plan to build wind turbines off Cape Cod. But now the political climate has evolved, and we may soon see the country’s first full-scale off-shore wind farm spring up in New Bedford. Connecting Point’s Stephanie Leydon reports on the fishing community’s transition to producing wind energy–and jobs.

This segment originally aired on November 20, 2018.