The Biden administration’s bold, broad plan for offshore wind released last month attracted a lot of attention—and boatloads of support. Because when it comes to being ambitious on offshore wind, there’s a lot that wind companies, labor unions, environmental and community groups, academics, and others agree on.
April 14, 2021 4:25 PM EDT
March 31, 2021 2:41 PM EDT
The Biden administration has just set a goal of 30,000 megawatts of US offshore wind by 2030, and that’s got me thinking about the pieces that need to come together to make that possible. And there sure are a lot of them. The good news is that there’s positive movement with a whole lot of those pieces.
March 10, 2021 2:43 PM EDT
The federal government this week released its final environmental assessment of what might be the first large-scale offshore wind project in the US. That matters for that project, certainly. But more importantly, it matters for the many offshore wind projects at earlier stages, along the East Coast and elsewhere. Read more >
December 14, 2020 2:49 PM EDT
While Congress provided federal assistance to some industries early into crisis, they have completely ignored others, like the clean energy industry. Read more >
December 3, 2020 11:24 AM EDT
The first large-scale offshore wind farm in the United States may use the largest wind turbine in the world. Here are a few ways to think about what all that might mean.