The next U.S. energy boom could be offshore wind power in the Gulf of Mexico

This commentary was originally published by The Conversation on August 16, 2022.  Dr. Michael E. Webber & Dr. Hugh Daigle With passage of the Inflation Reduction Act, which contains US$370 billion for climate and energy programs, policy experts are forecasting a big expansion in clean electricity generation. One source that’s poised for growth is offshore wind power. […]

What to Expect From NATO’s New Strategic Concept

This opinion piece originally appeared in Bloomberg on June 27, 2022.  By Admiral James G. Stavridis, ret. As the leaders of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization nations prepare to meet this week in Madrid, I’m reminded of a call I received shortly after I became supreme allied commander at the alliance in 2009. It was […]

It’s Time For A National Maritime Strategy

This opinion piece originally appeared in Breaking Defense on August 4, 2021.  By Timothy A. Walton and Bryan Clark This week’s Sea-Air-Space conference highlighted the challenges facing America’s sea services, from tightening budgets to a resurgent China. But focusing only on the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard’s military contributions overlooks how they could improve […]

U.S. offshore wind industry Accelerating, Creating Economic Opportunities

This piece was originally published in S&P Global Platts on July 29, 2021. by Jared Anderson US offshore wind power development is accelerating, with Avangrid Renewables’ 800-MW Kitty Hawk North project moving into the federal permitting phase July 29, while other companies invest in vessel and turbine manufacturing amid opportunities for bipartisan support for supply […]