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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 …

One of many United Kingdom offshore wind farms (credit: 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 …

The proposed site of Deepwater ONE (credit: Deepwater Wind)

Offshore Wind Power Already Creating Local Jobs, Commits to Creating Hundreds More

Deepwater ONE, an offshore wind power project to be built 30 miles east of Montauk, can send 200 MW of its home-grown clean energy to Long Island. But first, Governor …

NWF's Catherine Bowes at yesterday's rally on Long Island

Political Pressure Mounting for New York Offshore Wind Power

Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea (flickr/UK Department of Energy and Climate Change)

Block Island Wind Farm Clears Major Hurdle with Unanimous Approval…

Right whale mother and calf. Photo by NOAA NMFS.

Right Whales Hold Their Seat at the Table while Offshore…

(flickr/Hiroyuki Takeda)

Clean, Smart, and Cheaper than Coal: New England’s Wind Power Decisions Keep Getting Easier

A headline in the Boston Globe’s business section on Monday deserves serious attention: “Wind Power Now Competitive with Conventional Sources” Where to begin? This is huge. Wind power’s biggest hurdle …

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.

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