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New port coming to South Jersey to support offshore wind power industry

Officials say the New Jersey Wind Port will create 1,500 permanent jobs, generate $500 million in annual economic activity, and help the state reach its goal of gradually relying more on clean energy.

Op-ed: The Next Texas Energy Boom is Offshore Wind

There is another Texas-sized energy boom on the horizon, and Texas has the resources and skills to tap into it.

The Wind Promise of the Gulf of Mexico

Frequently overlooked by planners, the Gulf of Mexico offers opportunities for developing offshore wind generation in the US.

US May Host First Factory for Siemens Gamesa’s 14MW Offshore Turbine

The world’s biggest wind turbine will be used at the largest U.S. offshore wind project, and the result may be the first American offshore turbine factory. Siemens Gamesa said it’s considering establishing the first global factory for its new 14-megawatt offshore turbine somewhere in the U.S., after confirming that it will supply that model to Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project.

Survey: Most N.J. voters support offshore wind

A new survey shows that 82 percent of New Jersey voters favor expanding wind energy in the state and nearly two-thirds think offshore wind will positively impact the environment.

Clean Economy Act will help Virginia’s economic recovery

The Virginia Clean Economy Act, and the development of clean energy and offshore wind specifically, will be an economic engine for Virginia’s recovery from COVID-19

Op-ed: Offshore Wind Offers Opportunity in Post-Pandemic Economy

U.S. offshore wind is offering us a generational opening. We can bring a largely untapped ocean energy resource to American shores and create a world of opportunity in the process.