Out and About in RI

We are looking forward to meeting you!

SouthCoast Wind has been out and about collaborating with many local Rhode Island communities and has established partnerships with Roger Williams University, Clean Ocean Access, U.S. Sailing, Portsmouth Little League, and the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce, among others.

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Clockwise from left: Roger Williams University Marine Law Symposium (April 20-21), Rebecca and Dugan at the April 22nd Green Energy Consumers Alliance and Innovate Newport Electric Cars and Coffee event, Kelsey, Dugan, and Rebecca at Roger Williams KidWind Celebration Event April 19th, wind turbine models at the KidWind event, and Dugan at the Greater Newport Chamber of Commerce 2023 Expo, April 18th.
What's New?

Meet Rebecca Doughty our new Community Liaison Officer based in Newport

“I’m a proud Newport resident and Rhode Island native. I graduated from URI with a B.A. in Political Science and became interested in environmental policy after my internship with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management in the Office of Compliance and Inspection.

Most recently, I worked as a Fisheries Technician for the Rhode Island Division of Marine Fisheries and worked with recreational fishermen around Rhode Island to record data on their individual catch and fishing efforts.

Offshore wind inspires the large-scale innovation needed to tackle a problem as big as climate change and I’m so excited to join the SouthCoast Wind team to facilitate this clean energy transition.”

Rebecca joins Dugan Becker, our Community Liaison Officer, also based in Newport, RI. Please reach out to them with any questions, or requests for additional information at info@southcoastwind.com.

New Partnership with U.S. Sailing!

Partnership with US Sailing

SouthCoast Wind is the Official Offshore Wind Sponsor of the 2023 U.S. Youth Championship and U.S. Junior Women’s Singlehanded and Doublehanded Championships, June & July 2023 at Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI.

SouthCoast Wind is also supporting US Sailing’s STEM youth education initiative, Reach, which uses sailing as the basis for its curriculum.

Upcoming Events

Meet the Buyer with Supply RI

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SupplyRI and SouthCoast Wind are hosting a “Meet the Buyer” event to help Rhode Island companies and the local workforce learn of the many opportunities the offshore wind industry presents to procure substantial goods and services from local businesses.

Date: May 18, 2023
Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM (EDT)
Location: CIC Providence, 225 Dyer Street, Providence, RI

For Fishermen: Monthly Port Hours

Fisheries liaisons monthly port hours

Each month we participate in joint Port Hours in Narragansett, RI and New Bedford, MA and meet with commercial and recreational fishermen, answer any questions and obtain their feedback on the RI/MA Offshore Wind Energy Areas. Visit the website for more information on Port Hours.

About SouthCoast Wind in Rhode Island

Rhode Island plays an important role in bringing clean offshore wind energy to Southern New England. Our SouthCoast Wind 1 project will deliver millions of dollars in state and local revenue including the submerged land lease to the State of Rhode Island and a host community agreement with the Town of Portsmouth. SouthCoast Wind will also create supply chain opportunities for local businesses as well as the equivalent of 8,000 direct full-time jobs in the region.

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