A lift boat and wind turbines off Block Island, R.I. in 2016. Approval of the country’s first large scale wind farm off Martha’s Vineyard signals a major shift in the clean energy landscape.

In this Aug. 15, 2016 file photo, a lift boat, right, that serves as a work platform, assembles a wind turbine off Block Island, R.I. Massachusetts is expected to start accepting proposals at the end of June, 2017 for large scale, offshore wind energy projects, the first such of its kind in the US. President Trump’s opposition to wind energy specifically and renewable energy generally might play a role. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)