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Sunrise on Block Island Wind Farm

Why we are fighting for offshore wind power

For years, the National Wildlife Federation has called on our leaders in Washington and coastal states to seize the abundant clean energy potential in the wind off our shores. Until December …

Over 100 elected officials, members of the media and union labor representatives toured the Block Island wind farm.

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 …

Deepwater Wind finished construction of America's first offshore wind project last year - and protected wildlife every step of the way! Photo: Deepwater Wind

New York to Build Nation’s Second and Largest Offshore Wind Power Project

Today, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees voted to approve a contract for the South Fork Wind Farm, a 90 megawatt (MW) project that will produce enough …

North Atlantic Right Whale. Photo by New England Aquarium, Collected under NMFS permit 14233

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 …

America's first offshore wind farm, Block Island, RI. Photo by Deepwater Wind

Seizing Our Massive Offshore Wind Potential

With only 5 turbines, America's first offshore wind power project created over 300 local jobs. Photo by Deepwater Wind

America’s First Offshore Wind Power Project is COMPLETE!

NWF and MA environmental leaders with Governor Baker at Monday's bill-signing ceremony. Photo by John Dellorusso

A New Day for American Energy

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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 …

One of many United Kingdom offshore wind farms. Photo by London Array Limited

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 …

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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 …

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