Office to support and communicate the benefits of wind power and renewable energy.
Boston, MA [WorldofRenewables.com]
First Wind, an independent U.S.-based wind energy company, today announced the opening of an office in Washington, D.C. to support the company’s government relations efforts. The office is located at 601 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.
“First Wind is pleased to open an office in Washington, D.C., which reflects our commitment to communicating with elected officials and key stakeholders about the benefits of wind power and renewable energy, and providing information about the projects we have in operation and in development throughout the country,” said Paul Gaynor, CEO of First Wind. “We commend the Administration and Congress for their leadership, which has been critical as we work toward the development of clean, renewable energy projects that bring new jobs and other economic benefits to our host communities.”
Julia Bovey, the former Director of External Affairs at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, will head up the First Wind office in Washington, D.C. Bovey is a veteran of the clean energy movement in Washington, and also previously served as the national media director at the Natural Resources Defense Council.
First Wind is an independent wind energy company based in Massachusetts that is focused on the development, financing, construction, ownership, and operation of utility-scale wind energy projects in the United States. Today, First Wind projects have the capacity to generate up to 504 megawatts (MW) of clean, renewable wind power capacity to U.S. consumers. The company now has offices in nine states and the District of Columbia.
About First Wind
First Wind is an independent wind energy company exclusively focused on the development, financing, construction, ownership and operation of utility-scale wind projects in the United States. Based in Boston, First Wind has wind projects in the Northeast, the West and in Hawaii, with the capacity to generate up to 504 megawatts of power. For more information on First Wind, please visit www.firstwind.com or follow us on Twitter @FirstWind.