Massachusetts Invites Bids for Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Power Development

America’s first and only offshore wind turbines – the Block Island Wind Farm. Photo by NWF On Friday, June 30th, Massachusetts will take a nationally unprecedented step forward for clean … Continue reading

The Unifying Appeal of Offshore Wind Power

Now that America’s first offshore wind power project is up and running, it’s time to get out on the water and soak in the massive clean energy opportunity we’re just … Continue reading

Maryland Approves Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Development

Last week, the Free State took a huge step forward in transitioning to clean, renewable sources of energy. The Maryland Public Service Commission awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) … Continue reading

Speak up for Massachusetts offshore wind power!

We are finally on the cusp of seizing the massive clean energy potential far off the shores of Massachusetts – and we need every resident of the Commonwealth speaking up … Continue reading

NWF in the New Bedford Standard Times: Offshore wind power is the commonwealth’s golden opportunity

By Catherine Bowes Growing up on the coast of Massachusetts, I have been in awe of the power of the ocean as long as I can remember. Endless days on … Continue reading

Why we are fighting for offshore wind power

The National Wildlife Federation has a long history reflecting support for responsible energy development, specifically, energy development that considers wildlife in the process. For years, we have called on our … Continue reading

NEWS: Momentum Continues for Offshore Wind as NC Lease Goes for $9 Million

Washington, D.C. – Leasing rights to a 191-square-mile offshore wind energy area far from the shores of North Carolina were auctioned for more than $9 million on Thursday. U.S. Interior … Continue reading

North Carolina Adds to Offshore Wind Power Momentum

It is so exciting to see the momentum building for American offshore wind power – our golden opportunity to produce wildlife-friendly, clean power right where it is needed and launch … Continue reading

NEWS: More Offshore Wind Momentum off MA and NY

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has announced it’s moving forward with additional offshore wind lease areas off MA and NY in response to multiple requests from industry. “America … Continue reading

New York to Build Nation’s Second and Largest Offshore Wind Power Project

Just weeks after America’s first offshore wind power project came online off the coast of Rhode Island, New York has jumped right in and raised the bar. In December, NWF … Continue reading

NEWS: Groups Applaud LIPA, Governor Cuomo for Historic Action Advancing Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Project

Uniondale, N.Y.— The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) voted today to formally approve the development of New York’s first ever, and the nation’s largest, offshore wind farm, located off the … Continue reading

3 Reasons 2016 was America’s Best Year Ever for Offshore Wind Power

Without a doubt, 2016 will go down in history as a pivotal year in America’s energy story.  Right now, for the first time ever, the strong consistent winds far offshore … Continue reading