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Minnesota Bill Aimed at 100 Percent Carbon-Free Power Sources by 2040

After more than seven hours of debate, the Minnesota House passed HF7, as amended, by a 70-60 vote along party lines. It would require...
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Delaware Court Implements Moratorium on New Utility-Scale Wind Projects

In Delaware, the Kent County Levy Court has placed a moratorium on developing new, larger wind projects, reports Paul Kiefer of Delaware Public Media. The...

New Jersey Increases Offshore Wind Workforce Skills Through Grant Program

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) has started accepting applications for a competitive grant program that will help New Jerseyans, particularly those in...

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...

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