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Whitmer Introduces the MI Healthy Climate Plan

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has signed Executive Order 2020-182 and Executive Directive 2020-10 to create the MI Healthy Climate Plan. 

New York Creates Office of Renewable Energy Siting

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the availability of proposed regulations that would implement the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit...

North Carolina Hires BVG Associates to Assess Offshore Wind Potential

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has identified and hired an international consulting company to help the agency assess North Carolina’s potential...

NJBPU, NJEDA Approve Two MOUs for Offshore Wind, Clean Energy Projects

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) have approved two memoranda of understanding...

Atlantic Shores Opens the ECO Center in Atlantic City

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, a 50/50 partnership between Shell New Energies U.S. LLC and EDF Renewables North America, has hosted members of...

DTE Energy Updates its MIGreenPower Renewables Plan

DTE Energy has updated its MIGreenPower voluntary renewables plan with the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC). If the MPSC...

Northam Signs the Virginia Clean Economy Act

Governor Ralph Northam has signed the Virginia Clean Economy Act, which establishes bold energy efficiency standards and provides a pathway for new...

NJBPU Issues Draft of Second Offshore Wind Solicitation

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has issued the draft for its second offshore wind solicitation and has scheduled a...

Cuomo Issues Solicitations for 4,000 MW of Renewables

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has taken another major step to advance New York’s climate agenda with the largest combined solicitations for renewable...

N.J. Agency Releases Draft Offshore Wind Strategic Plan

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has released its draft Offshore Wind Strategic Plan (OWSP), putting in motion the roadmap...