The real work begins now on climate change

The real work begins now on climate change

This Spring, as flowers and trees begin to bloom in New England, our clean energy industry is also ready to blossom after decades of delays and setbacks. Last month Gov. Charlie Baker signed one of the strongest climate bills in the nation, committing to reduce emissions 50 percent by 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

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Op-ed: Offshore wind procurement should use ‘Massport model’

This May, the Baker Administration will release a request for proposals (RFP) for enough offshore wind energy to power over 800,000 Massachusetts homes — one in three. The selected project will represent a capital investment of between $4-5 Billion. And this is just the beginning. By 2050, Massachusetts policymakers expect offshore wind will power half of our electric grid.

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3 Massachusetts myths about offshore wind

3 Massachusetts myths about offshore wind

Massachusetts made headlines a few years ago when it secured the nation’s first large-scale procurement of offshore wind, the 800-megawatt Vineyard Wind project. The Commonwealth was leading the way, planning on developing 3,200 megawatts in total, recognizing the potential of offshore wind to address its carbon reduction goals while catalyzing a new industry and growing well-paying clean energy jobs and extending economic opportunity from Cape Ann to Cape Cod.

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Lunch & Learn: The Economic Potential of Offshore Wind

Join us for a Lunch & Learn with The Alliance for Business Leadership on Apr 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM to understand the potential that investing in offshore wind will unlock in the Massachusetts economy, workforce, and climate.

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Broad coalition applauds Biden Administration offshore wind moves, signaling united support for responsible development

Today, a broad coalition of business, community, environmental, and labor groups issued a statement in response to the Biden Administration’s announcement of new leasing, funding, and development goals to accelerate and deploy offshore wind energy and jobs.

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Governor Baker Signs Massachusetts’ Next Generation Roadmap Climate Bill

Governor Baker Signs Massachusetts’ Next Generation Roadmap Climate Bill

Governor Baker’s signature of the Next Generation Roadmap climate bill is a big win for climate action and clean energy. With additional offshore wind procurements in this sweeping legislation, Massachusetts is now set to develop 5,600 megawatts (MW) of this carbon-free, affordable, local resource.

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Fed’s Move on Offshore Wind an Important Step Forward for Climate Action

Fed’s Move on Offshore Wind an Important Step Forward for Climate Action

Today, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) took an important step forward for climate action by issuing the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Vineyard Wind, on track to be the nation’s first utility-scale offshore wind project.

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Harnessing Wind Power

Watch a recording of the February 9th webinar to learn about wind energy and how it will generate good jobs and clean power at well below the cost of fossil fuels.

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New England for Offshore Wind Launches Coalition

Today, a regional coalition launched, calling on the six New England states to collaborate to responsibly develop offshore wind.

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The Future of New England Energy: Offshore Wind

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Businesses, Institutions, and Associations Voice Support for Offshore Wind

Offshore wind would help the economy and the environment!

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Labor and Offshore Wind

Watch to see the ways that the offshore wind industry can work with labor in New England!

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