Gov. John Carney signed an executive order Aug. 28 at the Governor’s Office in Dover, establishing the Offshore Wind Working Group to study how Delaware can participate in developing offshore wind, identify ways to leverage related economic opportunities and make specific recommendations for engaging in the development of offshore wind for Delaware.

In attendance were Sen. Tom Carper, Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn Garvin and Jeremy Firestone, of University of Delaware.