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Offshore Wind Energy

June 26, 2019, 6am PDT
There are still approvals necessary to get to the finish line, but the Ocean Wind offshore wind project took a big step forward late last week.
NJ.com
May 28, 2018, 7am PDT
The U.S. offshore wind industry has gained momentum in the past year and a half.
Vox
November 17, 2017, 1pm PST
By 2019, a multi-million dollar project developed by a former "big energy" guy might make Cleveland the new U.S. leader in renewable energy.
Next City
September 2, 2017, 5am PDT
Though the United States is lagging other parts of the world in offshore wind energy capacity, that trend could be set to change in the coming decade.
Smart Cities Dive
May 15, 2017, 9am PDT
In a few years, Maryland is expected to be the nation's leader in offshore renewable wind power made possible by the Public Service Commission's approval on May 11 of credits to two projects by U.S. Wind and Skipjack Offshore Energy.
Planetizen
July 29, 2015, 5am PDT
Last week the foundations for five wind turbines were towed into place off Block Island, 13 miles east of Rhode Island in the Atlantic Ocean. Scheduled to go online in 2016, they will be the first offshore wind turbines in the United States.
The New York Times - Business Day
April 28, 2015, 12pm PDT
A ceremonial groundbreaking kicked off what will become the country's first off-shore wind project near Block Island in Rhode Island.
Providence Journal
April 10, 2013, 8am PDT
Experts say the switch to renewables has more to do with political will and market forces than available technologies.
Huffington Post
February 25, 2013, 8am PST
Creating a centralized authority for approving infrastructure projects can help the U.S. to meet environmental goals, experts say.
Huffington Post