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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...

MPSC Approves DTE’s New Wind Energy Plan

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has approved DTE Electric Co.’s amended renewable energy plan (Case No. U-18232), expanding the company’s portfolio...

Iberdrola Bringing Wind Power to Texas Retail Market

Iberdrola Texas has entered into the Texas marketplace, offering customers a renewable energy option that’s 100% sourced within the state. 

AEP Receives Regulatory Approval for Wind Projects

While the Public Utility Commission of Texas denied the approval of Southwestern Electric Power Co.’s (SWEPCO) plan to add 309 MW of...

Local Governments Are Central to Clean Energy Transition

As of March, local governments have signed 335 deals to procure a total of 8.28 GW of renewable energy over the last...

Icebreaker Wind Appeals OPSB’s Ruling

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) ignored the evidence and acted contrary to state law when it disregarded the findings of its...

Governor Murphy Plans to Develop New Jersey Wind Port

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has unveiled plans to develop the New Jersey Wind Port, a first-in-the-nation infrastructure investment that will provide...

New Mexico Commissioner Executes Wind Development Leases

Keeping her promise to increase renewable buildout on state trust land, New Mexico’s Commissioner of Public Lands, Stephanie Garcia Richard, has executed...

Connecticut Positioned to Close on Offshore Wind Deal

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) says the two largest energy utilities in the state, Eversource Energy and United...

NYSERDA Holding Off on Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Solicitation

Although the New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has authority from the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) to...