Joint Press Release: Offshore Energy Industry Releases Economic Impact Study of New Federal Offshore Wind Lease Auctions
The United States has an opportunity to accelerate offshore wind energy growth, and benefit from 28 new gigawatts of clean energy and $1.7 billion in U.S. Treasury revenue by 2022, a new study released today from research group Wood Mackenzie finds.
Study: Offshore wind farms won’t keep most people from enjoying the beach
A new University of Delaware study of beachgoer attitudes on looking at offshore wind turbines from the beach found that most are indifferent to installations that are built at least 5 miles from the shore.
Offshore wind farms could become stopover points for migrating fish
A study by the University of Maryland indicates that new offshore wind farms being constructed on the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia coastal shelf could become a stopover spot for migrating Atlantic salmon and striped bass.