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
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
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
Atlantic Pioneer: Serving the First U.S. Offshore Wind Project
This will be a tough Earth Day to top. Historic clean energy progress, celebrated on a sunny dock in the Ocean State marks a preview of what’s to come along the … Continue reading
Offshore Wind Powers Local Jobs
Today we continue to applaud the remarkable commitment and ingenuity that is launching America’s offshore wind power industry — a model to remind leaders all along the coast what is possible and … Continue reading
U.S. Offshore Wind Power Breaks Ground in Rhode Island
Today I was filled with patriotic pride as we celebrated a historic moment in our nation’s energy story: the installation of the foundations for America’s first offshore wind power project. … Continue reading
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
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
Rhode Islanders — Urge Your Leaders to Lead the Nation with Offshore Wind Power! (Updated 2/18)
Charting a new energy course for the United States is no small task—but a small project in the waters of a small state may be the first in the nation … Continue reading
Speak Up for Offshore Wind in the Ocean State
Of the more than sixty offshore wind power projects spinning in the world’s oceans, not one of them is in American waters. Rhode Island has an exciting opportunity to lead the … Continue reading
One Year after Hurricane Sandy, Clean Energy Leaders Plan Big Solutions for the Year Ahead
You know that feeling – equal parts daunting and exhilarating – that you get when you see or meet the champions of your cause, the experts of your favorite field? … Continue reading