Along our Atlantic coastline lies an energy resource with the power to create unparalleled job growth and economic transformation—offshore wind. We are dedicated to building a business network that will usher the U.S. into the offshore wind market. We empower our members with the education, tools, and connections necessary to participate in the creation of a booming new industry.

U.S. Offshore Wind News

State of the U.S. States’ Offshore Wind Deployment

Most coastal U.S. states have progressed beyond debating the merits of offshore wind. Their combined efforts are marching America toward a need for a developed offshore wind supply chain. 2016 is seeing some states progress more than others but the business opportunities remain abundant. Click here for a second quarter update on States with offshore activity.

First Offshore Crew Transport Vessel in U.S. Launched

The first crew transfer vessel dedicated to serve the U.S. offshore wind industry was placed into the water for the first time last week, according to social media pages of Rhode Island Fast Ferry and its subsidiary Atlantic Wind Transfers. Read More.


Offshore wind may finally take off with big projects, none named Cape WindThe Boston Globe

March 23, 2016 – The area off the New England coast — called the Saudia Arabia of offshore wind — is back in play. Read more

Maryland PSC Opens Application Period for OSW Projects

BALTIMORE-February 24, 2016 – The Maryland Public Service Commission has opened a 180-day application period for any other developers of offshore wind projects off the Maryland coast. Read more

Spotlight on the Network

Business Network for Offshore Wind Statement on US BOEM and Denmark Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) To Strengthen Cooperation On Offshore Wind Energy

May 13, 2016– Earlier today, the White House further recognized the growing importance of offshore wind to the Nation’s clean energy future. In a statement, the United States and several Nordic countries committed to collaborate to increase deployment of offshore wind in the United States and Europe. To formalize their collaboration, the Government of Denmark and the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to strengthen cooperation on offshore wind energy. Read more

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The 2016 IPF agenda is HERE!

The Business Network for Offshore Wind is pleased to announce the agenda for the upcoming 2016 IPF. Substantive info, timely topics and knowledgeable leaders. If you want to work in and understand the US offshore wind market — this is the event for you. We’ve also added a tour of the Block Island project. Check out the agenda today then register – early bird discount pricing ends May 4th!

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