Offshore Energy
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McCrory speaks at Wilmington energy summit, discusses latest gay marriage fight
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:54pm.

videoGov. Pat McCrory came to Wilmington Thursday to speak at the Coastal Energy Summit at the Wilmington Convention Center, but the governor was also asked about the latest developments in the fight for and against gay marriage in North Carolina.

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Obama administration opens East Coast to oil, gas search
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 2:55pm.

A decision by the Obama administration is going to be welcomed by the oil industry, but not by environmentalists.

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Report: NC falling behind in offshore energy
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 07/10/2014 - 2:15pm.

videoA new report says North Carolina is falling behind when it comes to offshore wind power. Environment North Carolina Field Director Dave Rogers says Gov. Pat McCrory and other state leaders are to blame.

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Study offers view of what turbines may look like off our coast
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Thu, 08/08/2013 - 4:36pm.

videoThe horizon off some beaches may soon change in Brunswick County, all in the name of renewable energy. Large wind turbines may be coming our way. Some people say they think its cool. Others say they are eyesores.

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Cape Fear coast in Obama administration's offshore energy plans
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 12/12/2012 - 10:30pm.

video Two areas off the Cape Fear coast are part of the Obama administration's all-of-the-above energy strategy to expand domestic energy development.

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Wrightsville Beach mayor supports off-shore wind energy
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 09/13/2012 - 1:05pm.

Wrightsville Beach Mayor David Cignotti says he supports the production of off-shore wind energy. The group Environment North Carolina is pushing to extend federal tax credits for wind projects set to expire at the end of the year.

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NC offshore energy panel: Drilling prospects iffy
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/08/2012 - 4:29pm.

A science panel advising Gov. Bev Perdue on offshore energy development says oil and gas drilling is unlikely in waters within North Carolina's authority, but the coast has some of the best East Coast locations for wind power.

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Offshore wind energy forum brings to light new job opportunities
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 10:28pm.

video With it looking likely that North Carolina will not get project soccer a major question for the state remains how do we produce more jobs? The answer to that question could be blowing in the wind. A public forum on offshore wind energy was held Wednesday night at UNCW.

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Offshore wind forum tonight
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 10/05/2011 - 9:52am.

Is energy and money blowing in the wind along our coast? That's the topic of discussion at an offshore wind forum tonight at UNCW.

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Sierra Club recommends offshore wind energy to New Hanover County Commission
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Mon, 08/01/2011 - 8:37pm.

A group from the Sierra Club and non-profit renewable energy company Oceana made a presentation to the New Hanover County Commission Monday night to recommend offshore wind energy.

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