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Chiu Introduces Bill to Tap California’s Offshore Wind Potential

California Assemblymember David Chiu has introduced a bill to the state legislature that aims to utilize California's vast potential of offshore wind energy, according...

SUNY, NYSERDA Launch OWTI to Develop Offshore Wind Workforce

The State University of New York (SUNY) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) have launched New York’s Offshore Wind...

New York Doubles Offshore Wind Procurement via Equinor Contracts

Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New York has entered two new state contracts to procure 2,490 MW of offshore wind from Equinor Wind U.S. via...

Baker Unveils Policies, Strategies to Decarbonize Massachusetts

Building on its commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Massachusetts by 2050, the Baker-Polito Administration has detailed policies and strategies to...

Nebraska Looks to Renewables to Change State’s Energy Generation

Gov. Pete Ricketts has made a joint announcment with representatives of Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD), Monolith Materials and Norris Public Power District regarding...

Murphy Unveils Plans to Build State-of-the-Art Monopile Manufacturing Facility

Gov. Phil Murphy, alongside EEW, Ørsted, legislators and members of the building trades, has unveiled a $250 million investment in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility...

IPA Ends Illinois Renewable Energy Incentives

The Illinois Power Agency (IPA) has ended all of Illinois’ renewable energy incentives, effectively dismantling the state’s renewable energy program.  The renewable energy program, which...

Atlantic Shores Submits Bid in New Jersey’s Second Offshore Solicitation

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, the 50-50 joint venture between EDF Renewables North America and Shell New Energies U.S. LLC, has submitted its proposal to...

Maine, U.K. Sign MoU to Advance Offshore Wind Cooperation

Gov. Janet Mills of Maine and Kwasi Kwarteng, the U.K.’s Minister of State at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), have...

NYPA Approves Plan to Transform New York’s Energy Infrastructure

The New York Power Authority’s (NYPA) board of trustees has approved a new strategic plan, VISION2030, that provides a roadmap for transforming the state’s...

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