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.