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  • 9 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed the new energy legislation which calls for development of 1,600MW of offshore wind capacity by 2027 into law on Monday, 8 August. An Act Relative to Energy Diversity (H. 4568) requires utilities to competitively solicit and contract for approximately 2,800MW of offshore wind and hydro energy in the next decade. “Massachusetts […]

  • 16 November 2017
    R&D, Training & Education

    Principle Power is making a case for use of its floating foundation WindFloat off the coast of Massachusetts in locations where water depths at lease areas exceed the 50-metre mark.

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bay State Wind, a partnership between Ørsted (DONG Energy) and Eversource developing the Bay State Wind offshore wind farm offshore Massachusetts, has opened an office in New Bedford.

  • 1 August 2018

    The Massachusetts House and Senate have approved a bill which could boost the state’s target of installed and procured offshore wind capacity to up to 3.2GW by 2035.

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind opened its Massachusetts office at the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal on Friday, 10 February.

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    A coming Massachusetts energy bill is expected to include regulations supporting the development of the Bay State’s vast offshore wind potential, state Senate President Stan Rosenberg said during a public forum on offshore wind held at the University of Massachusetts.  The omnibus bill should be submitted to the state Governor Charlie Baker by the end of July, and should encourage […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker is expected to sign the state’s landmark energy bill which calls for public utilities to buy 1,600 MW of power generated from offshore wind farms over the coming decade on Monday, 8 August. The legislation directs companies engaging in the distribution of electricity or owning, operating or controlling distribution facilities to jointly and […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    The Massachusetts Baker-Polito Administration is allocating USD 721,500 in grants to six academic institutions and labor organizations to establish workforce training and development programs to support the state’s offshore wind sector. The awards, which include USD 200,000 from Vineyard Wind’s Windward Workforce Fund, will be used to grow a workforce required to meet the needs […]

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy, Deepwater Wind and OffshoreMW have signed a Letter of Intent with the state of Massachusetts to lease the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal as a staging and deployment location for future offshore wind projects.

  • 29 August 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    A bipartisan group of US East Coast state governors has urged the Trump administration to expeditiously complete the environmental review of the Vineyard Wind so that a Record of Decision for the offshore wind project can be issued by March 2020. In a letter sent to the US Department of Interior and the US Department of […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

    Massachusetts State Representatives Sean Garballey and Marjorie Decker, and State Senator Jamie Eldridge have filed a bill that would commit Massachusetts to obtain 100 per cent of its electricity from clean, renewable sources like solar and wind by 2035. The bill, An Act to transition Massachusetts to 100 per cent renewable energy, would require the state […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ Office of Coastal Zone Management and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will host public information meetings to discuss recent and upcoming planning and assessment activities related to future offshore wind projects in federal waters off Massachusetts. Topics will include an overview of the state’s new energy […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The State of Massachusetts has set aside USD 700,000 to advance three studies relating to offshore wind development. The funds will be allocated to nine academic and research institutions across Massachusetts and it will support offshore wind research projects to identify industry workforce training and safety requirements; establish a multi-university partnership focused on innovation and driving down costs; and develop […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Training & Education

    The Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) has launched the nation’s first offshore wind training facility. The facility includes a crew transfer training vessel (CTV), which supports safety training for workers moving from relatively small CTVs to the fixed support structures of offshore wind turbines. Initially, MMA will focus on Basic Safety Training for the industry with a […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved long-term contracts for 800MW of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and the Commonwealth’s electric distribution companies. “The approval of these contracts is an important step toward the completion of the largest offshore wind project in the country, which will significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, provide Massachusetts […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The Massachusetts State Legislature on 1 August voted on and passed an energy bill which includes a requirement that utilities enter into long-term contract for 1,600MW of offshore wind power not later than 30 June, 2027. The Bill H.4568, An Act to Promote Energy Diversity will now go to the Governor of Massachusetts, Charlie Baker, for his signature. The proposed offshore wind […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Authorities, R&D

    Four US institutions have received USD 1.1 million in grants to conduct fisheries studies which will guide the ongoing development of the offshore wind industry in North America. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) (USD 496,688), the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (USD 200,000), and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (USD 400,000) […]

  • 24 December 2010

    A controversial radio ad attacking Governor Deval Patrick’s support for an offshore wind farm that aired during the final days of the governor’s race was funded in part with a donation from a prominent fund-raiser for Patrick’s Republican rival, Charles D. Baker. The fund-raiser, Christopher F. Egan, was cochairman of Baker’s finance committee, according to […]

  • 17 October 2013

    Richmond is host to 4th Annual Governor’s Conference on Energy, one of the nation’s most dynamic energy events, which is being held this week from Tuesday till Thursday at Greater Richmond Convention Center in Richmond. Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority meet on the first day of the event. It was its first meeting since Dominion […]

  • 12 August 2010
    Training & Education

    A panel of Island community leaders and Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker blew some gale-force criticism Gov. Deval Patrick’s…   By Janet Hefler (mvtimes) [mappress] Source: mvtimes, August 12, 2010;

  • 26 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    A month ago, as the battle over a proposed wind farm in Nantucket Sound was being heard by state regulators, William I. Koch, the fossil fuel magnate and Cape Cod summer resident, donated $100,000 to the Republican Governors Association. Koch, a longtime opponent of Cape Wind and cochairman of the Alliance to Protect Nantucket Sound, […]

  • 21 September 2010

    Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Charles Baker said that if he is elected he will fight Cape Wind with “whatever means I have,” the…   (offshorewindwire) [mappress] Source: offshorewindwire, September 21, 2010;

  • 17 August 2010

    Republican Charles D. Baker and independent candidate Timothy P. Cahill attacked Gov. Deval L. Patrick’s programs to promote wind and solar… By John J. Monahan (telegram) [mappress] Source: telegram, August 17, 2010;

  • 27 July 2010
    Authorities, R&D

    In response to recommendations made by the Governor’s Ocean Energy Task Force, Maine’s Public Utilities Commission will release a… by Gillian Garratt-Reed (workingwaterfront) [mappress] Source: workingwaterfront , July 27, 2010;

  • 13 February 2013

      An offshore wind rally in Annapolis, scheduled for today, will see Gov. Martin O’Malley and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. joining those in favour of the Governor’s bill and offshore wind in Maryland, Baltimore Business Journal informs. Governor O’Malley’s Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, Senate Bill 275, is put before the […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Governor Martin O’Malley, along with his advisors, will decide in the following couple of months about offshore wind being a part of the legislative priority again, Raquel Guillory, the Governor’s spokeswoman, said to the Gazette news site. He had already pushed offshore wind as a core of his energy policy, but only to be rejected. […]