Biden Pushes Offshore Wind

In an effort to catch up with Europe, where offshore wind has been a strong industry for decades, the U.S. is now hoping to expand its offshore wind turbine footprint and power 10 million homes by 2030. President Biden pushes offshore wind as a green energy alternative.

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Building Back Better: Congressional Hearing

Reducing Pollution and Creating Jobs Through Offshore Wind hearing for the U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee, Subcommittee on Energy and Minerals Resources.  The #ClimateCrisis​ demands a transition from fossil fuels to a clean energy economy. The Biden administration recently announced major support for and investment in offshore wind production. We’re stepping up to […]

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OSW Insider Podcast

OSW Insider Podcast

Join host Brandon Burke and guests Nse Esema (NYC EDC), Teaera Strum (Strum Contracting), and Damian Bednarz (EnBW North America) as they discuss the intersections between offshore wind and diversity, equity, inclusion, and environmental justice, through the lens of New York City’s South Brooklyn Marine Terminal and Sunset Park community. This episode also touches on […]

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American Offshore Wind: Revitalizing Local Communities

Once an old steel mill site, Maryland’s TradePoint Atlantic has transformed itself into a growing manufacturing and construction hub for area small businesses like Strum Contracting Co.  Located in Sparrow’s Point, MD, Strum Contracting Co. focuses on heavy civil infrastructure construction and installation of steel elements including bridges and renewable energy projects.  Through investment in […]

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Purple Line: Northeast Branch Bridge Work

This month, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) firm Strum Contracting has been working on the Northeast Branch Bridge near the Riverdale Park North-UMD station. This 450-foot-long bridge will cross over the Anacostia River, which means that Strum Contracting crews are working nearly 30 feet above the water. Specifically, the firm has been constructing the bridge deck; that is, the flat part of the […]

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