NEWARK, DE (May 2, 2023) -- In a recent announcement, NJ League of Conservation Voters' Executive Director, Ed Potosnak accused the Caesar Rodney Institute of running a "misinformation campaign" against offshore wind.
NEWARK, DE (April 6, 2023) -- When free market policy arguments are winning, progressives need to tag someone for a "cancel culture" effort. Currently, on the issue of offshore wind, "it's me," Dave Stevenson. The "meme" is that I am the oil industry's evil tool trying to kill the President's dream of planet-saving offshore wind turbines. This is simply false and not true.
NEWARK, DE (March 15, 2023) -- When free market policy arguments are winning, progressives need to tag someone for a "cancel culture" effort. Currently, on the issue of offshore wind, "it's me," Dave Stevenson. The "meme" is that I am the oil industry's evil tool trying to kill the President's dream of planet-saving offshore wind turbines. This is simply false and not true.
NEWARK, DE ( March 14, 2023) -- Offshore Wind Developers work to temper opposition by creating an impression their projects are done deals. Certain states and the federal government under President Biden pump out project prices and permit approvals at a rapid pace. However, turbine manufacturers are losing money and raising prices, multiple lawsuits plague approvals as federal permitting agencies act like offshore wind advocates and enablers instead of environmental protectors, and it looks like approved state price guarantees are too low to entice project financiers.
SHIP BOTTOM, NJ ( February 23, 2023) -- Save LBI calls on President Biden to order a Mid-Course Change to the Offshore Wind Energy Program to preserve the migration of the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale. In a 20-page letter to President Biden dated February 15, 2023, a detailed, quantitative case study for the project proposed off Long Beach Island (LBI) concludes that turbine operation there poses an insurmountable problem for the right whale’s migration. Key findings include...
NEWARK, DE ( February 15, 2023) -- A coalition of public interest groups - The Heartland Institute, the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT), and the American Coalition for Ocean Protection (ACOP) - have filed comments with the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), calling the Draft Environmental Impact Statement which BOEM has prepared for the Virginia Offshore Wind Project "woefully inadequate, fatally flawed, and absurdly indifferent" to the destruction of the North Atlantic right whale as a species.
NEWARK, DE ( September 28, 2022) -- The American Coalition for Ocean Protection (ACOP) has partnered with the Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow and the Heartland Institute to retain legal representation in preparing public comments regarding the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project. The project has been proposed by Virginia public utility Dominion Energy and requires approval from the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). BOEM is expected to publish a draft "Environmental Impact Statement" (EIS) by year-end.
NEWARK, DE ( August 31, 2022) -- The Caesar Rodney Institute (CRI), with its Energy Expert David T. Stevenson, has spearheaded the fight against offshore wind turbines since 2017 to protect Delaware Beaches. Today, CRI announces the release of a shocking video that depicts and uncovers the truth behind how the wind turbines will look off Delaware beaches after construction, who will benefit (not Delawareans), and the marine life it will forever harm....READ MORE
NEWARK, DE ( June 23, 2022) -- Offshore wind supporters like to quote a Wood Mackenzie research study that says buildIn 2018, Governor Carney convened an Offshore Wind Working Group composed of very capable people from across a spectrum of energy perspectives. They were tasked to consider whether the state government should mandate the use of offshore wind. The conclusion was offshore wind was too expensive but left the door open to future consideration compared to other generation sources.
NEWARK, DE ( May 13, 2022) -- Offshore wind supporters like to quote a Wood Mackenzie research study that says building 29,000 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind electric generating capacity on the Atlantic seaboard by 2030 will create 80,000 annual full-time US jobs between 2025 and 2030.
NEWARK, DE ( April 12, 2022) -- A recently-released research paper from the University of Delaware (UD) reports that the cost of power from a proposed 800-megawatt offshore wind project would fall within current wholesale power prices.
NEWARK, DE ( October 8, 2021) -- Proposed legislation nationally and in some states would establish a requirement 100% of electricity be generated from "renewable" sources such as wind and solar power. This policy will lead to unacceptable electric price increases and blackouts.