FINALLY! America Begins a Critical New Energy Chapter
It is not every day you get to witness history. As someone who has spent over a decade trying to spur progress in transitioning to clean energy and advancing solutions … Continue reading
America’s Offshore Wind Industry Sends Real Sparks Flying!
Excitement filled the air in an industrial park in North Kingstown, Rhode Island yesterday, where Deepwater Wind invited the press and supporters to kickoff the construction of America’s first offshore wind … Continue reading
First U.S. Offshore Wind Turbines Fully Financed for 2015 Construction
2015 will be the year the United States begins constructing its first offshore wind turbines. This major milestone will set the stage for the largest and most scalable clean energy source … Continue reading
Offshore Wind Power Already Creating Local Jobs, Commits to Creating Hundreds More
Deepwater ONE, an offshore wind power project to be built 30 miles east of Montauk, can send 200 MW of its home-grown clean energy to Long Island. But first, Governor … Continue reading
Political Pressure Mounting for New York Offshore Wind Power
New York has a long way to go in ramping up clean energy, but fortunately there is a massive, untapped source of carbon-free power available right off our shores.
Block Island Wind Farm Clears Major Hurdle with Unanimous Approval from State Officials
Yesterday was a landmark day in America’s journey to bring offshore wind power online. NWF has been calling on Rhode Island to lead the nation in harnessing the clean energy … Continue reading
Right Whales Hold Their Seat at the Table while Offshore Wind Power Moves Forward in New England
As a wildlife advocate working to advance clean energy, I spend a lot of time talking about “looking forward.” Today, I welcome an opportunity to celebrate this moment, and even … Continue reading
Clean, Smart, and Cheaper than Coal: New England’s Wind Power Decisions Keep Getting Easier
A headline in the Boston Globe’s business section on Monday deserves serious attention: “Wind Power Now Competitive with Conventional Sources” Where to begin? This is huge. Wind power’s biggest hurdle … Continue reading
A Whale of a Tale for Offshore Wind Power
The past few months have been full of exciting news for supporters of offshore wind energy in the U.S. First, NWF highlighted in a report this fall the huge progress by many states. Weeks later, we saw a renewable energy lease issued off of Delaware, followed recently by news of the first-ever competitive sale for offshore renewable energy leases off the coasts of Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Virginia.