WindFloat Pacific will invest millions of dollars in the Oregon economy and create hundreds of new Oregon jobs during development, construction, and operations, including jobs for engineers, environmental scientists, technicians, and skilled trades.
The growing US offshore wind industry will be a major driver of job creation, and WindFloat Pacific will establish Oregon as a global leader in this growing multi-billion dollar clean energy industry.
WindFloat Pacific is a key piece of Oregon's story for a sustainable future. We're doing our part to produce clean, renewable energy to improve our air and water quality for our future generations, while supporting and creating good-paying local jobs.
“WindFloat Pacific’s technology gives us an opportunity to harness an untapped, renewable energy resource. This could be a game-changer for Oregon’s energy needs and our economy.”Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center Director Belinda Batten
“WindFloat Pacific is bringing Oregon the opportunity to directly grow our economy and produce family-wage clean energy jobs with benefits.”Oregon Iron Works Director Brian Akin
“This is a tremendous opportunity, not only for our community, but for the state and for the nation."Oregon Representative Caddy McKeown
"Offshore wind offers a large, untapped energy resource for the United States that can create thousands of manufacturing, construction and supply chain jobs across the country and drive billions of dollars in local economic investment."US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz
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