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  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Recently announced by the office of Gov. Rick Perry, the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) is awarding $2.2 million to the Texas A&M University (TAMU) Wind Energy Center for a collaborative project that brings together researchers from universities across the state to develop and increase the capacity of offshore wind energy technology, and help bring […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Governor of Virginia, Terry McAuliffe, has formally unveiled the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan. The Governor laid out his strategic vision for energy policy in Virginia in front of a mixture of members of the business and conservation communities. The Governor’s energy plan highlights his commitment to a true “all of the above” energy strategy that will […]

  • 22 February 2013

    Massachusetts Governor Deval L. Patrick (D) accepted the “Green Governor of the Year Award” for his innovative environmental leadership in 2012. Patrick earned the honor by driving bipartisan environmental initiatives, public-private partnerships, and visionary legislation that raise the bar for energy efficiency; expand renewable energy infrastructure and usage; grow the clean tech industry and create […]

  • 6 January 2016

    The Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition has appointed Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the new chairman and Gina Raimondo, Governor of the first U.S. state developing an offshore wind farm, as vice chair for the 2016 term. “As the governor of the first state in the nation to develop offshore wind resources, I look forward to working […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 December 2016

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help expand offshore renewable energy development. Under the agreement, California and the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) will coordinate the environmental review of potential marine renewable energy projects, such as offshore wind and wave […]

  • 19 February 2016

    A bipartisan group of 17 U.S. state governors signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future on 16 February. By signing the accord, the governors have committed that their states will work together to continue diversifying energy generation, expanding clean energy sources, modernizing energy infrastructure, encouraging clean transportation options and securing a stronger national […]

  • 19 August 2019

    New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has signed an executive order to establish a Council for the Wind Innovation and New Development (WIND) Institute. The Council will be charged with developing and implementing a plan to create a regional hub for New Jersey’s offshore wind industry and build upon the Murphy Administration’s commitment to making New […]

  • 4 May 2010

    The new Maine law, which took effect on April 7, is based on recommendations of the Governor’s Ocean Energy Task Force. It outlines new… [mappress] Source: eere, May 03, 2010;

  • 25 July 2013

    Governor Deval Patrick joined Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan and others to celebrate the five year anniversary of four key energy and environment initiatives in the Commonwealth.  “I am proud of the work we have done together to make Massachusetts a leader in the clean energy revolution,” said Governor Patrick. “But we understand […]

  • 31 October 2014

    Yesterday, Long Island Assemblyman Englebright joined dozens of community leaders at a rally outside LIPA headquarters calling on Governor Cuomo and Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) to commit to offshore wind power this year. The Assemblyman presented LIPA with a letter of from the Long Island delegation that highlights the tremendous economic development opportunity that […]

  • 1 June 2012

    In a major speach on clean energy, held on May 30 in Boston, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick strongly supported Cape Wind. In his “Shaping Our Energy Future” speach Governor Patrick said : “Off-shore wind is still an opportunity worth pursuing and my support for Cape Wind is unshaken. Every state along the East Coast is working to develop off-shore wind. […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has signed the A-3723 – the Renewable Energy bill which codifies the goal of 3,500 MW of offshore wind by 2030 and reinstates an expired program to provide tax credits for offshore wind manufacturing activities.

  • 11 January 2018

    The New York State Laborers’ Organizing Fund (NYSLOF) has joined the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA) in support of developing offshore wind in the US state.

  • 30 June 2016

    More than 60 groups representing hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers sent a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday, calling for “a large-scale, long-term, megawatt-certain offshore wind power commitment from the Governor”. Groups are specifically calling on the Cuomo Administration to include an offshore wind tier in the soon-to-be finalized Clean Energy Standard, in order […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    There has been a lot of undue concern about the cost of the governor’s offshore wind energy plan. (gazette) [mappress] Source: gazette, March 25, 2011

  • 22 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell met this week with Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and six other Atlantic coastal state governors to discuss     [mappress] Source: examiner, February 20, 2010;

  • 13 February 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) expects to announce the winner of the 1,100MW offshore wind solicitation at the end of June. NJBPU is currently in the process of reviewing applications. As reported earlier, three bidders responded to the solicitation, Ørsted with its Ocean Wind project, Equinor with Boardwalk Wind, and Atlantic Shores […]

  • 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. […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Technology

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has directed the State Department of Public Service to design and enact a new Clean Energy Standard mandating that 50 percent of all electricity consumed in New York by 2030 result from clean and renewable energy sources. The Clean Energy Standard is part of Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision (REV) project […]

  • 15 March 2011

    The first meeting of the governor’s Fisheries Working Group on Offshore Renewable Energy nearly became the last.   By Steve Urbon (southcoasttoday) [mappress] Source: southcoasttoday, March 15, 2011  

  • 17 September 2014

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult welcomed the Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and offshore wind industry leaders from the United Kingdom and the United States to London today to discuss the current and future state of the offshore wind industry, and how both countries could work more closely together. Governor Deval Patrick joined […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, proposed by Governor Martin O’Malley, passed the House Economic Matters Committee on Friday, the Baltimore Sun reports. Last year, Governor O’Malley’s similar offshore wind bill passed the House of Delegates, but failed to pass the Senate Finance Committee. On February 13, the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing […]

  • 6 June 2014

    After the Ohio State House of Representatives and State Senate recently approved legislation to undercut Ohio’s renewable energy standards, the legislation now goes to Governor John Kasich’s desk. The following statement is by David Foster, Executive Director of the BlueGreen Alliance: “We urge Governor Kasich to veto S.B. 310, a bill that if signed into law […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Authorities, Environment, Ports & Logistics

    In response to the U.S. President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., and Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced the formation of the United States Climate Alliance.