Our Offshore Energy Future Will Be Defined by This One Choice
Offshore wind development is well underway in the United States. The Biden Administration established a national target of generating 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030—enough to power 22,500,000 … Read more
Protecting North Atlantic Right Whales and Advancing Clean Energy
The National Wildlife Federation is proud to share an exciting new agreement to protect North Atlantic right whales while advancing clean, renewable, offshore wind energy. The agreement, signed by the … Read more
A New Home for Fish: How Offshore Wind Turbines Create Artificial Reefs
The fishing community cannot be characterized plainly. For many people – from anglers that fish recreationally to those who make their living from the seas – there is so much … Read more
A Big Deal for Right Whales
Today offers a unique reason for optimism that offshore wind power can rise to its full potential as a major new energy source for America. The developer of our first large-scale … Read more
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
America’s Next Energy Chapter Has Begun!
Updated August 8, 2016 A new clean energy chapter for America is beginning that will create tens of thousands of jobs while protecting our wildlife and communities from the dangers … Continue reading
MA Makes Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Power Commitment!
Things are moving quickly! Click here for the latest offshore wind power updates. This is great news for wildlife, and for all of us counting on our leaders to take … Continue reading
Finally! America’s First Offshore Wind Power Project Nears Completion
The moment America begins harnessing the power of offshore wind – a critical climate change solution – is finally just weeks away. On Monday, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo passionately … Continue reading
Offshore Wind Progress on Beacon Hill
Locking in at least 2,000 megawatts of development within a decade, the Massachusetts Senate is reaching for enough offshore wind power to replace multiple dirty power plants, provide electricity to hundreds of … Continue reading
Massachusetts Moves Toward Launching U.S. Offshore Wind
There’s a long road ahead for this bill and plenty of room for improvement, but first, let’s take a moment to acknowledge the significance of this major step forward. For … Continue reading
New Energy for Offshore Wind Power in Massachusetts
Here in Massachusetts it’s particularly noticeable that the offshore wind power conversation is rapidly changing. The prominent debate is no longer whether offshore wind power is right for Massachusetts – … Continue reading