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

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