Louisiana holds first-ever Wind Energy Week


Louisiana recently held its first-ever Wind Energy Week, a conference that brought together a diverse group of local business leaders and academics, port authorities, state lawmakers, environmental advocates, and global offshore wind developers, reports Governing.com.

In meetings and presentations in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, the group discussed the transformative potential of the offshore wind industry in Louisiana, spotlighting companies in the state with the expertise and capabilities to supply the components and services needed to harness offshore wind.

Representatives from local companies shared their success stories on offshore wind projects and explored collaborative opportunities for further involvement in projects along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts.

Louisiana Wind Energy Week also marked the kickoff for the state’s offshore wind supply chain study, a comprehensive review of the state’s potential to capitalize on its supply chain advantages and further advance its involvement with the industry. Read more.