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BOEM Designates Central California Wind Energy Area

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s efforts to advance clean energy development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced its designation of...

Interior Department Advances Offshore Wind Proposals in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior has announced...

Secretary of the Interior Outlines U.S. Offshore Wind Leasing Strategy

Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland has outlined the path forward for future offshore wind leasing to meet the Biden-Harris administration’s goal to deploy...

DOE Program Accelerates Cyber Solutions Deployment for Power Grid Threats

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) are launching the Clean Energy Cybersecurity Accelerator, a technology partnership of...

Australia Introduces Offshore Energy Investment Legislation

The Morrison Government has introduced Offshore Electricity Infrastructure Bill 2021, which will establish a framework for the construction, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of offshore...

California Offshore Wind Leasing Process Moves Forward

The Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is advancing the federal wind leasing process offshore in California. BOEM is publishing a...
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Feds Take Step Toward Transmission Reform

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking (ANOPR) on reforms to transmission and interconnection rules for energy...

Need for Clean Energy Transmission Spurs Formation of FERC-NARUC Task Force

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) have formed a joint federal-state task force that will explore...

DOI Proposes Sale for New York Bight Offshore Wind Development

In support of President Joe Biden’s goal of installing 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior (DOI) says...

DOI Assessing Offshore Wind Potential in Gulf of Mexico

The Department of the Interior (DOI) says it intends to assess potential opportunities to advance clean energy development on the Gulf of Mexico Outer...

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