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NJBPU Releases Guidance for 4 GW Offshore Wind Solicitation

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has issued the draft solicitation guidance document (SGD) for New Jersey’s third offshore wind solicitation. The release of the draft...

N.Y. Industry Report Shows State Continues Building Clean Energy Talent Pipeline

The number of individuals with clean energy jobs in New York State has reached a record level of 165,000 workers at the end of...

Mass. Denies Commonwealth Wind’s PPA Suspension Motion

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has turned down Commonwealth Wind's motion to suspend its power purchase agreement (PPA) with state electric utilities,...

Coalition Supports New England Offshore Wind Transmission Grid Plan

New England for Offshore Wind has filed comments in response to a request for information issued by five New England states seeking information concerning...

Rhode Island Releases RFP for Up to 1 GW of New Offshore Wind Capacity

Rhode Island Energy, Rhode Island’s primary utility company, has released a request for proposal (RFP) for offshore wind procurement for up to 1,000 MW...

Governor Increases New Jersey Offshore Wind Goal to 11,000 MW by 2040

Gov. Phil Murphy has signed Executive Order No. 307, increasing New Jersey’s offshore wind goal by nearly 50% to 11,000 MW by 2040. The order,...

NY Seeking to Procure RECs from Existing Wind Power Installations

N.Y. Gov. Kathy Hochul has announced the third solicitation under the large-scale renewable energy procurement program known as Competitive Tier 2, which is designed...

Mass. Governor Reforms Offshore Wind Energy Procurement, Supply, Jobs

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has signed comprehensive clean energy legislation that reforms the commonwealth’s offshore wind procurement process, drives job creation and economic development,...

California: 25,000 MW of Offshore Wind by 2045

The California Energy Commission (CEC) has adopted a report establishing offshore wind goals and moving the state one step closer to development of the...

Ohio Supreme Court Approves Permit for First Freshwater Offshore Wind Farm

The Supreme Court of Ohio has approved the permit to construct North America’s first freshwater offshore wind-powered electric-generation facility, according to the court’s Court...

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