Atlantic offshore wind

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

Offshore Wind: Protecting Wildlife and Creating Jobs

More than 3,000 offshore wind turbines can be found across the globe. Yet, until this year, there were none in America. Now, we eagerly await our country’s first five offshore …

Offshore Wind Turbine

Maryland Offshore Wind – Coming Soon!

On a sweltering July afternoon, cool ocean breezes sound amazing. Soon Maryland residents can count on those offshore winds as a source of clean, renewable power for the Free State. …

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

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 …

Gray seal (US Fish & Wildlife Service/Flickr)

Climate Change-Fueled Heat Stresses Nuclear Plant, May Threaten Cape Cod Bay Wildlife

As heat waves fueled by climate change grip much of the East Coast, some nuclear power plants are facing a tough choice: Reduce electricity production on days when our air …

Supporters from across the state join Governor O'Malley and General Assembly leaders for Maryland Offshore Wind bill Signing.

Celebrating Success – Offshore Wind Comes to Maryland

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A Win for Offshore Wind in Maryland

Governor O'Malley introduces Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013.

Momentum Growing for Maryland Offshore Wind

Right whale mother and calf. Photo by NOAA NMFS.

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.

Weekly News Roundup – September 14, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: New Report: A Turning Point for Atlantic Offshore Wind …

Weekly News Roundup – July 27, 2012

Want to know what National Wildlife Federation was up to this week? Here is a recap of the week’s NWF news: NWF Applauds New Solar Energy Plan July 24 – …

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