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SOLD! Deepwater Wind Wins America’s First Offshore Wind Lease Auction

America has just taken a major step forward in powering our nation with homegrown, clean energy. Today, the first competitive auction for offshore wind energy leases took place for an …

Thanet Wind Warm (flckr/Wessex Archaeology)

Obama Administration Announces Offshore Wind Energy Lease Auction for Virginia

An announcement this morning gives an important boost to offshore wind energy development, and demonstrates exactly the kind of leadership we hoped would follow President Obama’s climate speech last month. …

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 …

Installing solar panels (flickr/OregonDOT)

There are Many Pathways to a Clean Energy Future—Let’s Take All of Them

We talk a lot about the harmful impacts that our reliance on dirty energy sources have on wildlife.  Let us not lose sight of the flipside of that critical conversation: …

Burbo Bank OFfshore Wind Turbine (flickr/The Danish Wind Industry Association)

Climate Plan Sets the Stage for Offshore Wind Power’s American Debut

On Tuesday, President Obama presented a series of strategies to move us toward an energy future that capitalizes on clean and renewable sources and leaves behind our heavy dependence on …

Middelgrunden offshore wind farm between Denmark and Sweden (flickr/Mads Prahm)

Department of the Interior Ushers the U.S. One Step Closer to Offshore Wind Development

Offshore wind energy has felt just out of America’s reach for quite some time now.  While Europe has more than fifty projects up and running off their shores, here in …

North Atlantic Right Whale (flickr/MyFWC Research)

On Endangered Species Day, Right Whales Remind Us to Work Together

Today’s climate crisis drips with urgency. Stories of species loss and habitat destruction roll in, and repeatedly underscore the reality of how quickly we need to get our act together …

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Calling on Rhode Island to Take the Lead on Offshore Wind

Of the more than fifty offshore wind energy projects spinning in the world’s oceans, not one of them is in American waters.  Rhode Island’s leaders are working to change this and …

Solar Panel

Victory in North Carolina Shows America Wants More Clean Energy, Not Less

North Carolina’s House of Representatives got it right on clean energy last week—even though “getting it right” had to mean formalizing a refusal to get it wrong.  Last Wednesday, North …

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

We don’t often take time to mark our successes, but after three years of effort by countless advocates to bring clean offshore wind energy to Maryland, it is time to …

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