Offshore Wind: Protecting Whales

Fact sheets

Critics of clean energy are spreading misinformation, blaming the development of offshore wind projects for a tragic increase in whale strandings.

However, there is no scientific information connecting offshore wind activities and whale strandings.

The offshore wind industry has always been and remains strongly committed to safeguarding the marine environment by taking a number of proactive steps, including establishing and monitoring exclusion zones around vessels, developing the newest mitigation technology, and pausing work during migration seasons.

Learn how the offshore wind industry is protecting marine wildlife in this fact sheet.

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