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

NEWS: Huge Crowd Rallies, Supports LIPA, Asks for Offshore Wind Commitment in New York

Uniondale, N.Y.— One week after the Block Island Wind Farm began producing power, New York labor unions, civic and environmental organizations and elected officials hosted a rally outside of Long … Continue reading

NEWS: Major Step forward for New York Offshore Wind Power

Today, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) held a lease auction for approximately 80,000 acres of federal waters over 12 miles off the Rockaway Peninsula, and after 32 … Continue reading

NEWS: 79,000 Acres Off The NY Coast To Be Auctioned For Offshore Wind Power Development

Albany, N.Y.— The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the agency charged with leasing federal waters for offshore wind development, advanced offshore wind progress today by announcing a lease auction … Continue reading

Offshore Wind: Protecting Wildlife and Creating Jobs

There is nothing like seeing a clean energy revolution up close and in-person, especially when you’re in a boat underneath a 600-foot wind turbine in the waters just off of … Continue reading

NEWS: Labor Leaders Tour America’s First Offshore Wind Project, See More Jobs Over Horizon

North Kingstown, RI  – Labor leaders from across New England, New York, and along the Atlantic coast today toured Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm off the coast of Rhode … Continue reading

Seizing Our Massive Offshore Wind Potential

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell gathered with state and federal officials in Boston today to announce the National Offshore Wind Strategy: Facilitating the … Continue reading

NEWS: MA Offshore Wind Power Takes Another Step Forward

New Bedford, MA – Three lease-holding offshore wind power companies today signed letters of intent to use the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as a launch … Continue reading

America’s First Offshore Wind Power Project is COMPLETE!

From earning unanimous approval from state officials in 2014, to achieving full financing in 2015, to putting hundreds of Rhode Islanders to work on the project – including building the … Continue reading

A New Day for American Energy

During the bill-signing ceremony, MA Rep. Tom Golden referenced John F. Kennedy’s declaration in 1960 that it was “time for a new generation of leadership, to cope with new problems … Continue reading