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Commerce Dept., Maryland, Orsted Create Offshore Wind Training Consortium

Following a $22.9 million federal investment by the U.S. Department of Commerce and State of Maryland in the state’s offshore wind workforce training, Ørsted,...

White House Introduces Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership with 11 States

The White House is joining with 11 East Coast governors to launch the new Federal-State Offshore Wind Implementation Partnership to accelerate the growing offshore...

US Wind Commits to Environmental Research Partnership With UMCES

US Wind Inc. has declared $11 million in funding over 10 years to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) for three...

Maryland Public Service Commission Grants 808 MW to Momentum Wind

The state of Maryland has awarded US Wind Inc. 808.5 MW in offshore renewable energy credits (ORECs) for Momentum Wind, a new offshore wind...

Maryland Commission Awards ORECs to US Wind and Skipjack Offshore Energy

Maryland’s offshore wind portfolio is poised to grow substantially with a decision by the Maryland Public Service Commission to award offshore wind renewable energy...

Maryland to Hold Additional Turbine Height Hearings

According to recent reporting from Coastal Point, Maryland’s Public Service Commission (MPSC) will be holding additional hearings concerning two wind projects slated to be...
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Maryland Goes All In: PSC Decision Clears Path For US Wind, Deepwater’s Skipjack

The Maryland Public Service Commission reaffirms Gov. Larry Hogan's sentiment that the state is "open for business."
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Maryland Energy Administration Launches Offshore Wind Grant Programs

The Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) has allocated a combined $1 million for two new grant programs specifically targeting the offshore wind industry: the Offshore...

US Wind Secures Cabling Partner For MD Offshore Project

In support of its planned 750 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Maryland, Baltimore-based US Wind Inc. has teamed up with JDR...

With Senate Vote, Maryland’s Clean Energy Jobs Act Becomes Reality

As expected, the Maryland Senate voted this week on the future of the Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2016, which Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed...

Not So Fast: Maryland House Overrides Governor’s Veto On Clean Energy Jobs Act

The Maryland House has overridden Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2016, legislation that would boost the state’s renewable...

AWEA Calls For Veto Override Of Maryland Clean Energy Bill

The sponsors of Maryland’s Clean Energy Jobs Act, vetoed last year by Gov. Larry Hogan, joined other state lawmakers and renewable energy stakeholders yesterday...

Md.’s 2017 Environmental Plan Includes Renewables, Green Jobs Initiatives

Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md., has announced the state’s 2017 environmental agenda, which includes initiatives to grow jobs in green industries, invest in renewable energy...

Maryland Takes Another Step Toward Offshore Wind

The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has begun a 180-day proceeding to evaluate offshore wind project proposals, the Maryland Climate Coalition has announced. According to...

Firms Meet In Baltimore To Strategize On Offshore Wind

Last Wednesday, Baltimore-based US Wind Inc. partnered with Tradepoint Atlantic (TPA) - the firm overseeing the 3,100-acre redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel...

US Wind Kicks Off Next Step In Maryland Offshore Development

US Wind Inc., a Baltimore-based offshore wind development company, has commenced a marine survey to prepare the final layout design for an 80,000-acre project...

Hogan Vetoes Maryland Legislation To Increase State RPS

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed legislation that would move Maryland’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to obtain 25% of the state’s electricity from renewable sources within...

What Does Supreme Court FERC Decision Mean For State Renewables Programs?

Last week, the Supreme Court found that a Maryland program to promote in-state generation through a guaranteed capacity payment was preempted by the Federal Power Act.

Signed Clean Energy Bill Would Be ‘Giant Step Forward’ For Md., Says AWEA

Before the 2016 Maryland legislative session adjourned Monday, state lawmakers finalized legislation to increase the state’s use of renewable energy to 25% by 2020. In...

Maryland Senate Passes Legislation To Boost State’s RPS

In a 31-14 vote Wednesday, the Maryland Senate passed legislation to expand the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS). The bill, S.B.921, aims to increase Maryland's...

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