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
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
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
MA Needs Gov.’s Leadership on Offshore Wind Power
On Thursday, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker will give his State of the Commonwealth address. He’ll reflect on the successes and challenges of 2015 and lay out his vision for the … Continue reading
A Big Week for Offshore Wind Power!
Progress on offshore wind power in three Northeast states last week calls for a news round-up: Massachusetts Last Thursday, the National Wildlife Federation hosted a State House briefing on offshore wind power with … Continue reading
The Bay State’s Next Energy Chapter Starts Now
Tomorrow, I will take one of my favorite walks, across Boston Common and up the steps of the State House, breathing deep to soak in every last drop of that … Continue reading
Massachusetts Auction Boosts Offshore Wind Power Opportunity and Highlights Policy Needs
Yesterday, the U.S. Department of the Interior auctioned more than 350,000 acres of federal waters far off the coast of Massachusetts for offshore wind power development. The competitive auction was … Continue reading
Energy Bill Proposed in Massachusetts Contains Unprecedented Commitment to Offshore Wind Power
2015 is gearing up to be a major turning point in America’s offshore wind power story. For years, debate, misinformation, and fossil-fuel funded opposition have kept America from hosting a … Continue reading