Offshore Wind Lease Auction Blows Old Record Out of the Water

What a difference a few years and visionary leadership can make. This morning, developers finished 32 rounds of bidding on areas of federal waters off the coast of Massachusetts designated … Read more

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States competing to lead in offshore wind

This blog by National Wildlife Federation’s Offshore Wind Energy Program Director, Catherine Bowes, first appeared on the Barr Foundation’s blog. America’s offshore wind story is an exciting and inspiring one, … Continue reading

Environmental, business, labor, and community leaders applaud Long Island Power Authority decision to increase capacity of the future South Fork Wind Farm

Uniondale, NY – The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees announced today that it has increased its commitment to purchase offshore wind energy from the South Fork Wind … Continue reading

Big News! New York invites bids for large-scale offshore wind projects

On Thursday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo issued a solicitation for 800 megawatts (MW) or more of offshore wind project bids – that’s enough to power over a quarter million … Continue reading

Groups Back New Jersey’s Largest-Ever Offshore Wind Solicitation Process

Trenton, NJ – The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities today made a historic announcement that begins the process of accepting offshore wind energy applications for projects totaling up to … Continue reading

NJ Gov. Murphy Sets Assertive Timeline for Achieving Nation’s Strongest Offshore Wind Goals

San Francisco, CA — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy today announced record-setting next steps to harness the state’s massive, untapped offshore wind power potential. On September 17, the New Jersey … Continue reading

Over 50 labor, conservation, environmental justice, faith, and community leaders call on New York officials for responsible offshore wind development

In a letter delivered on Friday, August 10, a diverse array of state, regional, and national groups called on the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) to … Continue reading

Massachusetts Clean Energy Bill Clears the Way for More Offshore Wind Power

August 10, 2018, BOSTON – With the enactment of H.4857 An act to advance clean energy, Massachusetts now has a pathway to doubling its offshore wind power commitment. After passing … Continue reading

NEWS: NY Offshore Wind Alliance Applauds PSC for Order to begin Offshore Wind Procurement for NY

Keeps Process Moving Forward to Accomplish Gov. Cuomo’s State of the State Pledge to Procure 800 MW of Offshore Wind Power by 2019 ALBANY, NY – The New York Offshore … Continue reading

Offshore Wind Takes Major Step Forward in Connecticut

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced today that Connecticut has selected over 250 MW of clean and renewable energy projects – including 200 MW of offshore wind from Deepwater Wind’s Revolution Wind … Continue reading

Three States Make Offshore Wind Power History, all in one day!

Today, we celebrate unprecedented offshore wind progress on three fronts. Each of the milestones below follow years of advocacy, research, stakeholder engagement, and collaboration that will continue well into the … Continue reading

A Growing Vision for U.S. Offshore Wind Power

Last week, more than 800 people gathered in Princeton, New Jersey to build partnerships that will help realize the full potential of offshore wind power as a clean energy solution. … Continue reading