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BOEM OKs Empire Wind Construction and Operations Plan

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has approved the construction and operations plan for Equinor’s 810 MW Empire Wind project, positioning the development to begin...

IRS Proposes Guidance for Wind Power Manufacturing Production Credit

The U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have issued proposed regulations to provide guidance for the advanced manufacturing production credit established by...

DOE Aiming $1.3 Billion Toward Major Transmission Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says it is committing up to $1.3 billion to transmission lines crossing six states, enabling 3.5 GW of additional capacity...

BOEM Releases Gulf of Mexico Offshore Wind Energy Areas

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalized four new Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) in the Gulf of Mexico, following the first-ever Gulf...

DOE Funding Advanced Grid Initiatives with Nearly $3.5 Billion

The U.S. Department of Energy is putting $3.46 billion toward 58 projects across 44 states to strengthen electric grid resilience and reliability across the...

State Governors Seeking Federal Help for Offshore Wind Industry

A group of U.S. governors is calling on the Biden administration to help ease the “extraordinary economic challenges” that have combined to threaten not...

Proposed Rules End Phase One of Inflation Reduction Act Implementation

To ensure clean energy jobs offer fair compensation and that a diverse pipeline of workers is being trained to capitalize on the opportunities created...

BOEM Pinpoints Central Atlantic Wind Energy Areas

In furtherance of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal of deploying 30 GW of offshore wind energy capacity by 2030, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management...

ACP CEO Addresses Proposed Repeal of PTC

This week, the House Ways & Means Committee is scheduled to consider the Build It in America Act, which includes a proposed repeal of...

Federal Court Confirms Critical Approvals for Vineyard Wind

The U.S. District Court in Massachusetts this week upheld important federal approvals for the 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm, which is...

Groups Pushing for ‘Swift Finalization’ of Renewable Energy Modernization Rule

The American Clean Power Association (ACP), National Offshore Industries Association (NOIA) and Business Network for Offshore Wind (BNOW) have submitted comments to the Bureau...

House Passes Clean-Energy-Killing Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Limit, Save, Grow Act of 2023, a bill intended to increase the federal debt limit while...

DOE Strategizes to Accelerate Domestic Offshore Wind Deployment

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) says it has released its Offshore Wind Energy Strategy, a summary of the department’s efforts to meet President...

DOI Transfers Offshore Wind Regulation Governance from BOEM to BSEE

The Department of the Interior is transferring regulations governing offshore renewable energy activities – including workplace safety and environmental compliance – from the Bureau...
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BOEM Publishes Proposed Regulation Updates for Offshore Wind Development

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is publishing a proposed rule to update regulations for clean energy development on the U.S. Outer Continental...

DOI Issues Highest-Ever Disbursements from Wind Energy from Federal Lands

The Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) disbursed $21.53 billion in revenues generated in fiscal year 2022 from energy...

American Clean Power Appeals to FERC for Grid Interconnection Improvements

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) has filed comments with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) highlighting multiple opportunities to improve the interconnection process...

BOEM Finishes Environmental Assessment of Morro Bay Wind Energy Area in California

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed its environmental review of potential impacts from offshore wind energy leasing activities in the Morro...

American Clean Power Association Chooses Billie Kaumaya to Lead Federal Affairs

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) has added Billie Kaumaya as head of federal affairs, leading the association’s advocacy with lawmakers in the nation’s...
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BOEM Develops Improvements for Offshore Wind Energy Area Identification

As part of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) commitment to acquire and use the best available information and knowledge in its decision-making,...

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