Block Island Wind Farm

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 …

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 …

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

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 …

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!

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 …

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America’s Next Energy Chapter Has Begun!

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Finally! America’s First Offshore Wind Power Project Nears Completion

The Atlantic Pioneer is the first ever U.S.-flagged offshore wind crew transfer vessel, purpose-built to serve the nation's first offshore wind power project! (Photo: NWF)

Atlantic Pioneer: Serving the First U.S. Offshore Wind Project

Three Rhode Island companies -- Deepwater Wind, Blount Boats, and Atlantic Wind Transfers -- joined for a ribbon cutting at the stern of the first-ever U.S. flagged offshore wind crew transfer vessel. (Photo credit: NWF)

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 …

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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 …

Construction of the Block Island Wind Farm foundations is underway at Specialty Diving Services in North Kingstown, Rhode Island.

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 …

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