Governor Dan McKee Statement on Revolution Wind Receiving Final Approval from U.S. Department of the Interior

Published on Monday, November 20, 2023

PROVIDENCE, RI – Governor Dan McKee today issued the following statement on Revolution Wind receiving final approval from the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the final decision needed to move the project toward the start of offshore construction. 

“This is a significant win for Rhode Island, marking an important milestone in our efforts to advance the state’s clean energy future and grow our already thriving blue economy,” said Governor Dan McKee. “Revolution Wind will be essential to advancing the state’s 100% renewable energy standard by 2033 and achieving our Act on Climate objectives. We look forward to seeing offshore construction and installation activity beginning in 2024.”