September 17, 2018
Let’s toast to the power of women to change the world!
Join some of the country’s leading clean energy experts and advocates for a fun, inspiring, and informative cruise around the Block Island Wind Farm – America’s first and only offshore wind project. The event is being organized by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy (WRISE).
Keynote speakers to be announced!
WHY: Women across industry, government, advocacy, and philanthropy are at the forefront of today’s clean energy
revolution. This event is intended to celebrate these contributions and facilitate networking. Attendees will hear from
leading experts on how offshore wind can be a critical part of America’s energy supply. States from Massachusetts to
Maryland are now working to build enough offshore wind energy to power over 3 million homes by 2030. It’s time to
raise a glass to our shared commitment to a clean energy future and working together to make it happen!
WHEN: September 17, 2018; 4-7 pm
WHERE: Cruise departs from Rhode Island Fast Ferry – 1347 Roger Williams Way, North Kingstown, RI 02852
(20 mins from Providence, 75 mins from Boston, and approx 3 hours from NYC)
Note: Weather is unpredictable, should bad weather lead to unsafe conditions for the cruise on September 17, we will work with the boat company to reschedule the event as soon as possible. Our safety is a top prority.
The National Wildlife Federation has been advocating for the responsible development of offshore wind power for nearly a decade. With a mission to ensure wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world, NWF sees large-scale offshore wind power development as essential to a clean energy future.
Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy promotes the education, professional development, and advancement of women to achieve a strong diversified workforce and support a robust renewable energy economy.