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Cuomo Strengthens RGGI to Cap, Reduce New York GHG Emissions

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has adopted new regulations to strengthen the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), the nation's first regional program to...

PJM, NJBPU Partner to Advance New Jersey Offshore Wind Goals

PJM Interconnection and the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) have partnered to help New Jersey advance its ambitious offshore wind...

Massachusetts DPC Approves Offshore Wind Contracts Totaling 804 MW

The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has issued an order approving long-term contracts for 804 MW of offshore wind between Mayflower...

Raimondo: Rhode Island Seeking 600 MW of Offshore Wind

Gov. Gina M. Raimondo says Rhode Island will pursue a competitive request for proposals (RFP) to procure up to 600 MW of...

Vineyard Wind Submits Bids to New York’s Second Offshore Solicitation

Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind development company, has submitted bids in response to New York’s second solicitation for offshore wind power.  

PSC Approves Expansion of New York’s Clean Energy Standard

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved an expansion of the Clean Energy Standard...

OPSB Removes Modified Turbine Feathering Requirement from Icebreaker Project

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has formally adopted an oral motion - that was unanimously approved - which removes a requirement...

Department of Commerce Allots Funds to Develop Maine Offshore Wind

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross says the department’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $2.166 million grant to the Governor’s...

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...

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