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  • 1 August 2012

    Scotland’s flagship International Technology and Renewable Energy Zone (ITREZ) is starting to take shape following the start of construction on Scottish Enterprise’s £10 million Industry Engagement Building in Glasgow – the future headquarters of the UK’s new Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (OREC).  The ITREZ, which already incorporates Strathclyde University’s £89 million Technology Innovation Centre, aims […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has proposed a rule that would establish an offshore wind funding mechanism known as an Offshore Wind Energy Certificate (OREC).

  • 22 January 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Staff of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will hold a stakeholder meetings February 21, 2013 for all interested parties and members of the public regarding the Offshore Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) funding mechanism specified in the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy rules at N.J.A.C. 14:8-6.6. BPU Staff has determined that the OREC […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    A second Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) application has recently been submitted by a second developer in Maryland, USA, the Business Network for Offshore Wind reports. This application will compete with US Wind, who filed in an OREC application in February. The window for any additional applications will close on 18 November. At that […]

  • 11 December 2014

    The U.S. National Hydropower Association (NHA) and the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition (OREC) have come together to form the Marine Energy Council, offering a new home for the marine energy community at NHA. NHA will now provide a unified voice as the national trade association for the full spectrum of water power technologies.  “Our two industries have […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Department of Energy announced that they will fund projects to advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) renewable energy technologies. Those topics receiving support from this funding announcement include: Advanced Controls Next-Gen Power Take-Off Projects Advanced Structures Projects Marine & Hydrokinetic Environmental Projects Projects Analyzing Environmental Effects of Surrogate Technologies Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition (OREC) members […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Maryland’s Public Service Commission will hold two public hearings on two offshore wind farm projects proposed by US Wind and Deepwater Wind in March.

  • 22 January 2020
    Authorities

    New Jersey’s Governor Phil Murphy has signed into law a bill which expands the definition of a “qualified offshore wind project” to include an “open access offshore wind transmission facility”. Open access offshore wind transmission facility is a high voltage transmission facility that conforms to applicable FERC regulations and policies regarding open access transmission, the […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Authorities

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has held a public hearing regarding the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) funding mechanism rulemaking straw proposal.

  • 19 December 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has unanimously voted to adopt a proposed rule establishing the Offshore Wind Renewable Energy Certificate (OREC) funding mechanism for the state’s offshore wind energy.

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Ports & Logistics

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) held the second offshore wind public hearing on 30 March and saw hundreds of Marylanders, including legislators, business leaders, labour groups, environmental organisations and other citizens joining the meeting.

  • 10 April 2019
    Authorities

    The Maryland General Assembly has passed the Clean Energy Jobs Act (CEJA) which will incentivize the development of 1.2GW of additional offshore wind capacity off this US East Coast state by 2030. The assembly has subsequently sent the bill to the Governor’s desk for signature. The bill aims to accelerate Maryland’s Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) to […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected the Ocean Wind project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has cancelled hearings on offshore wind projects scheduled for Tuesday, 14 March, after a severe winter storm closed the state agency’s offices.

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) today awarded offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to two projects to be built off the state’s coast, enabling US Wind and Deepwater Wind (Skipjack Offshore Energy) to install 368MW of capacity.

  • 24 October 2014

    The world’s most experienced offshore wind companies are visiting Baltimore to share their knowledge and meet with Maryland companies who are looking to enter the offshore wind energy industry. The Business Network for Maryland Offshore Wind’s (BizMDOSW) is a 3-day gathering of European and American business executives, government officials, technical experts and academics brought together […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Authorities

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities has approved an order that implements Governor Phil Murphy’s executive order which calls for the full implementation of the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act (OWEDA) and to begin moving the state toward a solicitation of 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind energy capacity.

  • 1 November 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will hold a public stakeholder meeting on November 12 to discuss how New Jersey should plan its transmission system to accommodate the scenario where offshore wind plays a major role in the State’s energy future. The public meeting will have a conference format and will have a […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities

    An update to New Jersey’s Energy Master Plan has shown a non-enthusiastic and careful approach to offshore wind, referring to it as not being economically viable at this time.  On 20 November, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection released a draft update to the 2011 New Jersey […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has unanimously approved an order opening an application window for 1,100 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind capacity.

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and US Wind have notified the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) on their acceptance of the conditions set out by the PSC earlier this month upon approving offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to two projects to be built off the state’s coast, according to The Baltimore Sun.

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Business Network for Offshore Wind, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry and advancement of its supply chain, has welcomed New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy’s executive order that directs the state to ramp up on its path the goal of generating 3.5GW of offshore wind energy by 2030. The organisation has also called for support of the Maine Aqua Ventus project with the Maine Public Utilities Commission. 

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    US Wind has received its final air emissions permit from the Maryland Department of the Environment to install a meteorological tower in the Maryland Wind Energy Area, with the company set to begin the installation process immediately.

  • 1 February 2018
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The Governor of New Jersey Phil Murphy has signed an executive order directing the state towards the goal of generating 3.5GW of offshore wind by 2030.

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind, the developer of the first and only offshore wind farm in US waters, has announced plans to construct a 120MW offshore wind farm, the Skipjack wind farm, some 17 nautical miles northeast of Ocean City, Maryland. Deepwater Wind has secured the rights to acquire the site’s federal lease, subject to regulatory approval. The developer also […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Maryland State Senate, in conjunction with the House of Delegates earlier this week, voted to override Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of the Clean Energy Jobs Act. The bill, which was vetoed last May, will increase and accelerate the state’s Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) requirement from 20 percent by 2022 to 25 percent by 2020, […]