Deepwater Wind outlines new approach to prevent damage to fishing gear at its offshore wind farms

By Michelle Froese Deepwater Wind has adopted a first-of-its-kind procedure designed to prevent impacts to commercial fishing gear from offshore wind energy activities. The procedure was developed in close coordination with the commercial fishing industry, and is based off extensive feedback from fishermen in ports up and down the Atlantic coast.
Deepwater Wind, the first U.S. offshore wind developer is adopting plans to keep offshore wind activities from impacting fishing gear. (Photo: Deepwater Wind)
Deepwater Wind is the first American offshore wind developer to adopt such procedures.
“We know that offshore wind and all other ocean users can coexist – we see that happening every day

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