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.

Success Stories


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

Spotlight on the Network

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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!

Network Offshore Wind Industry Annual Meeting

May 2, 2016, Baltimore, MD – Get connected, stay updated and provide input on Business Network for Offshore Wind activities and direction! Tour Sparrows Point Shipyard and Tradepoint Atlantic – the largest priveatly-owned waterfront logistics and manufacturing, multi-modal site in North America. Early registration is on ly $145 – and members get an additional 50% off with their promo code. Explore the website

Maryland PSC Opens Application Period for Offshore Wind 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

Network Members and NASA to Exchange Ideas on New Technologies to Reduce OSW Costs

On March 10th, Network Members will begin a technical exchange with NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC) to explore capabilities and technology advances that could significantly reduce costs and alter the offshore wind industry. Read more

IPF 2016

Register Now for the 2016 IPF

The Business Network for Offshore Wind is sponsoring the 2016 International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum, October 2-5, 2016 in Newport, RI. The Network is the leader in promoting the offshore wind energy in the United States and globally and the result is an event that showcases the first offshore wind farm in the country, Block Island Wind Farm. Explore to learn more about the forum. Proceeds go directly back into supporting the offshore wind industry. Learn how you can support offshore wind.

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