Mayor Driscoll will provide an update on steps the city is taking to bring the off-shore wind industry to Salem. September 2, 2021. 7 pm. ZOOM
On September 9, the Massachusetts Legislature's Joint Committee on Ways and Means took up House Bill 3922, a proposal on how to disburse federal funding allocated to Massachusetts through the American Rescue Plan. Governor Baker proposed that $100 million of the funding go to port redevelopment in three communities: Salem, New Bedford, and Somerset.
On September 2, SAFE sponsored a presentation by Mayor Driscoll, in which she discussed the growing interest among wind energy developers in acquiring the undeveloped Footprint property on Salem Harbor.
Salem is the only entity that has actually demonstrated the ability to marshal components at an offshore wind scale.
The offshore wind industry will be coming to Salem sooner rather than later —the question is, will Salem residents benefit from the industry’s decision to locate operations at our port?
Lloyd’s Registry ranked Salem Harbor as the most desirable location in New England for supporting offshore wind.
Find the gas leaks in Salem's neighborhoods!
Wind could meet much of Massachusetts and New England’s power needs in coming years by Bonnie Bain “Enough for us all.” These are the words on a delightful sunny poster in our baby’s room given to me by a Danish friend. Danes made the poster to educate and garner support for renewable energy. A pioneer … Continue reading Offshore Wind Coalition Building Momentum
SAFE Meeting, March 4, 6:30 pm via Zoom The future of building is here! Are you perplexed by Net-Zero, LEED, and Passive House? Learn about Waring School’s new Passive House building, a nearly completed, all-electric, affordable, energy efficient structure. SAFE’s Co-Chair Cindy Keegan, Waring's building committee chair, and her son Collin, a Waring student, with … Continue reading The Virtues of Green Building
Amber Hewett and former State Rep. Jen Benson, newly appointed co-chairs of the MA Offshore Wind Committee, will present on the the future of offshore wind for New England, Massachusetts, and Salem. The Biden administration’s support for offshore wind gives us all hope. Hewett and Benson will share exciting news about: Offshore wind legislative developments … Continue reading February 4 SAFE Meeting: Offshore Wind Coming to New England