Rhode Island

U.S. Offshore Wind Power Breaks Ground in Rhode Island

Today I was filled with patriotic pride as we celebrated a historic moment in our nation’s energy story: the installation of the foundations for America’s first offshore wind power project. …

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 …

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 …

Block Island Wind Farm Clears Major Hurdle with Unanimous Approval from State Officials

Yesterday was a landmark day in America’s journey to bring offshore wind power online. NWF has been calling on Rhode Island to lead the nation in harnessing the clean energy …

Rhode Islanders — Urge Your Leaders to Lead the Nation with Offshore Wind Power! (Updated 2/18)

Charting a new energy course for the United States is no small task—but a small project in the waters of a small state may be the first in the nation …

Speak Up for Offshore Wind in the Ocean State

Of the more than sixty offshore wind power projects spinning in the world’s oceans, not one of them is in American waters. Rhode Island has an exciting opportunity to lead the …

One Year after Hurricane Sandy, Clean Energy Leaders Plan Big Solutions for the Year Ahead

You know that feeling – equal parts daunting and exhilarating – that you get when you see or meet the champions of your cause, the experts of your favorite field? …

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 …

Charting a Clean Energy Future for New England’s Oil-Menaced Southeastern Coast

Ask Americans to name a major oil spill and you’ll hear about the Gulf oil disaster and the Exxon Valdez, maybe even Arkansas, the Kalamazoo River and the Yellowstone River. …

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 …

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