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Offshore Wind and Blue Tech Investing

Offshore Wind and Blue Tech Investing

ByadminJun 28, 20221 min read

These slides were used by CFOL board members in several recent presentation on Blue Tech and Offshore Wind. Review them here or download he PDF. Finance Deck – WebDownload

Offshore Wind Can Drive BlueTech Innovation in Southeast NC.

Offshore Wind Can Drive BlueTech Innovation in Southeast NC.

ByBill WilsonApr 13, 20222 min read

On May 11 the U.S. Interior Department Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will conduct an auction for the Wilmington East offshore wind tract. This will kick off a process that will progress in phases over 25-30 years. When completed, the…

Blue Convergence

Blue Convergence

ByBill WilsonJan 12, 20221 min read

As part of the Alliance for the Blue Economy sponsored All Blue Week in November 2021, globally recognized futurist Deb Westphal conducted a series of ‘Convergence’ interviews to facilitate local leadership investment in the Blue Economy.  See the Convergence conversation…

The Role of Ocean Clusters

The Role of Ocean Clusters

ByBill WilsonDec 21, 20211 min read

The Role of Ocean Clusters in Growing the Transatlantic Blue EconomyThe rise to prominence of the concept of the Blue Economy throughout the past decade has led to development of numerous economic development opportunities that sustain and grow the triple…

Ocean Enterprise Sector Growth

Ocean Enterprise Sector Growth

ByBill WilsonDec 20, 20211 min read

New NOAA Report Shows U.S. Ocean Enterprise Sector Grew 60% Since 2015 | Science & Tech | NewsCalled the Ocean Enterprise, this cluster of businesses, which provides essential support to the $2 trillion global Blue Economy and has revenues of…

Offshore Wind and Blue Tech Investing

Offshore Wind and Blue Tech Investing

ByadminJun 28, 2022

These slides were used by CFOL board members in several recent presentation on Blue Tech and Offshore Wind. Review them here or download he PDF. Finance Deck – WebDownload

Offshore Wind Can Drive BlueTech Innovation in Southeast NC.

Offshore Wind Can Drive BlueTech Innovation in Southeast NC.

ByBill WilsonApr 13, 2022

On May 11 the U.S. Interior Department Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will conduct an auction for the Wilmington East offshore wind tract. This will kick off a process that…

Blue Convergence

Blue Convergence

ByBill WilsonJan 12, 2022

As part of the Alliance for the Blue Economy sponsored All Blue Week in November 2021, globally recognized futurist Deb Westphal conducted a series of ‘Convergence’ interviews to facilitate local…

The Role of Ocean Clusters

The Role of Ocean Clusters

ByBill WilsonDec 21, 2021

The Role of Ocean Clusters in Growing the Transatlantic Blue EconomyThe rise to prominence of the concept of the Blue Economy throughout the past decade has led to development of…

Ocean Enterprise Sector Growth

Ocean Enterprise Sector Growth

ByBill WilsonDec 20, 2021

New NOAA Report Shows U.S. Ocean Enterprise Sector Grew 60% Since 2015 | Science & Tech | NewsCalled the Ocean Enterprise, this cluster of businesses, which provides essential support to…

CFOL In the News – September 2021

CFOL In the News – September 2021

ByBill WilsonOct 5, 2021

CFOL Supports the Alliance for a Blue Economy “All Blue” Launch In September CFOL was featured in several news events in support of the public launch of the Wilmington Alliance…

Why Wilmington, NC is a great place for BlueTech development and businesses

Why Wilmington, NC is a great place for BlueTech development and businesses

ByBill WilsonFeb 24, 2021

The greater Wilmington/SENC region provides a unique set of features that support evolution and maturation of BlueTech that is critical to the evolution and maturation of the Blue Economy: It…

What are the Blue Economy and Blue Tech?

What are the Blue Economy and Blue Tech?

ByBill WilsonFeb 24, 2021

“Although the term “blue economy” has been used in different ways, it is understood here as comprising the range of economic sectors and related policies that together determine whether the…

The Blue Economy Ecosystem in the U.S.

The Blue Economy Ecosystem in the U.S.

ByBill WilsonFeb 22, 2021

Wilmington, due to it’s proximity to the ocean, has a strong Blue Economy.  However,  the region currently has no economic development programs focused on growing its Blue Economy. The UNCW…