About the NWRC
The Northeast Wind Resource Center (NWRC) provides credible information, targeted outreach, and direct engagement with stakeholders and decision makers about wind energy deployment in the Northeast. The NWRC spans both offshore and land-based wind energy development at the commercial and community scale.
The NWRC serves the information needs of New England and New York for land-based wind, and that same region plus New Jersey in the case of offshore wind. It also shares expertise and knowledge from experienced offshore wind European policy makers, financiers, and developers.
The NWRC website serves as a place where local, state and regional decision-makers, the media, and other stakeholders can access information about land-based and offshore wind. Published research, studies, and analyses associated with the issues impacting public acceptance of wind deployment are available in the NWRC Resource Library, and are updated as new resources become available.
The Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) manages the NWRC. From 2014 to mid-2018, the U.S. Department of Energy provided partial funding for the NWRC. The John Merck Fund provided additional funding. During that time, Clean Energy Group and CESA led the land-based wind work. Sustainable Energy Advantage, LLC (SEA) assisted with land-based wind work. The Maine Ocean & Wind Industry Initiative (MOWII) served as key liaison to the wind industry.