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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...

West Coast Offshore Wind: It’s Happening

The White House says the Department of Interior, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Department of Defense have reached an agreement to lease...

Making Offshore Wind History: Vineyard Wind Approved for Construction and Operation

The 800 MW Vineyard Wind project has received final approval from the federal government to proceed with construction and operation, marking a major milestone...

Federal Tax Credits Spur Record-Breaking Renewable Growth

In 2020, renewable sources of electricity such as wind and solar grew at their fastest rate in two decades and are set to expand...

Consortium Urges Congress to Allocate Additional Funds to Offshore Wind Ports

A consortium of companies related to the offshore wind industry has sent a letter to ranking members of various House committees, urging them to...

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